Most Annoying Character
Hello Blerders and Nerders! I hope you are enjoying following along with my 30 day challenge so far. I’ve been enjoying the comments and looking forward to more. Today we look at a character I find to be one of the most annoying.
Raiden: from Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
Let me start off by saying that I am fan of the Metal Gear series. A huge fan. I’ve played almost every Metal Gear game except the more recent one. Raiden got on my nerves. After playing the first Metal Gear Solid on PS1, we expected more of Solid Snake in Metal Gear Solid 2. At the beginning of the game, we got a taste of an even more seasoned Snake along with better graphics. But no, we were treated to Raiden being a whiney boy in a grown mans wetsuit that happened to have a gun.
I won’t say he was a terrible character but he was annoying to me because he was a character I wasn’t expecting to play as. He is a huge contrast from the gritty, stealthy and deadly methods of Solid Snake. There were a lot of instances playing MGS2: Sons of Liberty where I would of preferred Snake over Raiden. If you have played this game, you might say Otakon was the more annoying character, to which I would kind of agree. The difference is that Raiden was “trained” to be a killer while Otakon acted like anyone would with no proper military training and Otakon still turned out cooler in this game (imo).
There are plenty of games that have annoying characters but growing up and playing MGS2 and my disdain for him is still fresh, makes Raiden one of the most annoying characters I have come across. Who are some of the annoying video game characters you have come across? Tell me about it in the comments! I hope you are enjoying my challenge! Don’t worry, I will get back to regularly scheduled posts soon! I’m trying to stay ahead of this challenge as well as finishing up other posts so bear with me. Until next time, Nerd Out!
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