History Hypocrite / VideoGames

9th Jun '18 1:10:41 AM jormis29
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* ''VideoGames/{{Borderlands2}}'' 's very own [[BigBad Handsome Jack]]. He views [[spoiler:Angel's suicide-by-vault-hunter]] as the the murder of an innocent girl, and regularly calls the Vault Hunters "child-killers" after it happens, but he himself has implicitly, and in one case very explicitly, killed children, including those of his ''own employees''. In addition, he ruthlessly mocks [[spoiler:Helena Pierce's facial scars]], in spite of the fact that [[spoiler:he himself is scarred under his mask.]] Also, despite disliking his former boss calling him John, [[MaliciousMisnaming he does the same thing when referring to Jeffery Blake as "Jimmy"]]. And, he considers death a perfectly suitable punishment for swearing and often chastises [[spoiler:Angel]] for doing so. This does not stop him from throwing the odd swear word around.

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* ''VideoGames/{{Borderlands2}}'' ''VideoGame/Borderlands2'' 's very own [[BigBad Handsome Jack]]. He views [[spoiler:Angel's suicide-by-vault-hunter]] as the the murder of an innocent girl, and regularly calls the Vault Hunters "child-killers" after it happens, but he himself has implicitly, and in one case very explicitly, killed children, including those of his ''own employees''. In addition, he ruthlessly mocks [[spoiler:Helena Pierce's facial scars]], in spite of the fact that [[spoiler:he himself is scarred under his mask.]] Also, despite disliking his former boss calling him John, [[MaliciousMisnaming he does the same thing when referring to Jeffery Blake as "Jimmy"]]. And, he considers death a perfectly suitable punishment for swearing and often chastises [[spoiler:Angel]] for doing so. This does not stop him from throwing the odd swear word around.
20th May '18 4:13:46 PM megajake
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* Commissioner Gordon in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamOrigins'' called out Batman for supposedly killing Bane and refuses to work with him. Except that previously he shot two mooks trying to kill Warden Joseph for the same reason as Batman did (Saving an innocent life). Nobody even acknowledges it when Batman defends himself.

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* Commissioner Gordon in ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamOrigins'' called out Batman for supposedly killing Bane and refuses to work with him. Except that previously he shot two mooks trying to kill Warden Joseph for the same reason as Batman did (Saving an innocent life). Nobody even acknowledges it when Batman defends himself. Justified in the fact that while Gordon is a police officer who killed in the line of duty, Gordon sees Batman as a vigilante sanctioned by and accountable to no one.
28th Apr '18 5:22:43 PM TheLuckyCat
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** In ''VisualNovel/SuperDanganRonpa2'', Mahiru scolds Fuyuhiko in the first trial for [[KickTheDog threatening to sell Mikan to a brothel]], but she ''never'' steps up in the same way when Hiyoko bullies Mikan (which is most of the time).
** Sonia also comments to Fuyuhiko that "only a coward threatens women", but she doesn't react when Gundham threatens to curse her if she's lying.


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*** Throughout the game, particularly in trials, Kokichi frequently mocks Kaito for letting emotions cloud his judgement, which is true, but Kokichi's own personal hatred of murder leads him to be needlessly antagonistic towards [[spoiler: Maki, the Ultimate Assassin]] and it bites him in the ass more than once.
*** In a more comedic example, at one point Himiko, of all people, tells [[ButtMonkey Ki-bo]] to stop whining, this coming from the girl who spent most of her time Pre CharacterDevelopment constantly complaining about everything being "too tiring".
*** During the third chapter, Angie quickly establishes herself as leader of her own personal cult that she calls her Student Council and attempts to enforce a rule that students cannot be outside after curfew because [[spoiler: Ryoma's murder]] happened at night. However, as is pointed out by Miu, she doesn't obey this rule herself.
10th Feb '18 5:25:11 AM Astaroth
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* [[spoiler:Adria the Witch]] from the ''Videogame/{{Diablo}}'' franchise, according to the fragments of her diary you can collect in ''Videogame/DiabloIII: Reaper of Souls''. In an early entry, she discusses her resentment towards her father, who only cared about his wealth and social standing and raised her without compassion as though she were a tool for his own gain. In later entries, she discusses how she was corrupted into serving the demon lord Diablo, siring a daughter by him, and her own lack of remorse when she sacrificed the daughter to him - after all, "Daughters are so expendable."
3rd Feb '18 11:36:02 AM Yalsaris63
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** In ''Shadow of Chernobyl'', one side mission involves assassinating a minor character who preaches how Zone artifacts are evil and must be removed from the world. Investigating his corpse however reveals that his unique shotgun whose properties are enhanced by a shard of Gravi embedded in the barrel, this making him a special kind of StrawHypocrite.

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** In ''Shadow of Chernobyl'', one side mission involves assassinating a minor character who preaches how Zone artifacts are evil and must be removed from the world. Investigating his corpse however corpse, however, reveals that his he possesses a unique shotgun whose properties are enhanced by a shard of Gravi embedded in the barrel, barrel; this making makes him a special kind of StrawHypocrite.
24th Jan '18 10:47:58 AM Aipom-pom
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*** Kyoko Kirigiri shows many instances of hypocrisy herself, which is [[TropesAreTools arguably an effective way of humanizing her apparent infallibility at investigating]]. At one point in the first game, Kyoko gets super mad at Makoto when she suspects that he is withholding information from her, something she's been doing to everyone for the entire game.

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*** ** Kyoko Kirigiri shows many instances of hypocrisy herself, which is [[TropesAreTools arguably an effective way of humanizing her apparent infallibility at investigating]]. At one point in the first game, Kyoko gets super mad at Makoto when she suspects that he is withholding information from her, something she's been doing to everyone for the entire game.
24th Jan '18 10:45:18 AM Aipom-pom
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** In [[VisualNovel/DanganRonpa the first game]], Byakuya Togami is disgusted by how easily Kyoko Kirigiri can investigate corpses. In reality, he strung up the second victim's corpse in a poor man's imitation of Genocide Jack's killings. While Kyoko was motivated by a desire to solve the case, Byakuya did it to expose Genocide Jack and find out who'd be a possible threat to him if he decided to kill someone.
** In ''VisualNovel/NewDanganronpaV3'', during the second trial, Maki Harukawa reveals midway through the trial that she was the last to see the victim alive, saying that she didn't admit it earlier because she didn't want to be suspected. One of Maki's classmates scolds her for her "selfish" decision to withhold information. Said classmate happens to be the culprit, who, by their very nature, lied to and withheld information from their classmates for the entire trial.

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** In [[VisualNovel/DanganRonpa the first game]], Byakuya Togami is disgusted by how easily Kyoko Kirigiri can investigate corpses. In reality, [[spoiler: he strung up the second victim's corpse in a poor man's imitation of Genocide Jack's killings. While Kyoko was motivated by a desire to solve the case, Byakuya did it to expose Genocide Jack and find out who'd be a possible threat to him if he decided to kill someone.
someone.]]
*** Kyoko Kirigiri shows many instances of hypocrisy herself, which is [[TropesAreTools arguably an effective way of humanizing her apparent infallibility at investigating]]. At one point in the first game, Kyoko gets super mad at Makoto when she suspects that he is withholding information from her, something she's been doing to everyone for the entire game.
** In ''VisualNovel/NewDanganronpaV3'', during the second trial, [[spoiler: Maki Harukawa Harukawa]] reveals midway through the trial that she was the last to see the victim alive, saying that she didn't admit it earlier because she didn't want to be suspected. One of Maki's classmates scolds her for her "selfish" decision to withhold information. Said classmate [[spoiler: happens to be the culprit, who, by their very nature, lied to and withheld information from their classmates for the entire trial.]]
15th Jan '18 1:02:20 AM Dghcrh
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* In one of the ''VideoGame/YandereSimulator'' videos, [[spoiler:[[AlphaBitch Musume Ronshaku]] [[SlutShaming throws slurs]] at Kokona for being engaged in CompensatedDating to earn money and help her father with his debt, despite being more of a slut than her and wearing a [[DangerouslyShortSkirt shorter school skirt]]. She also mocks Kokona for her large chest, despite not being particularly small-chested, either. In fact, she has the third largest chest (1.5) after Kokona and Mai Waifu (2) and Saki Miyu (1.7) out of all the currently implemented characters.]]
29th Dec '17 4:20:35 PM MasterN
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* ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' - Saber, who is basically female Shirou with less delusions, as a heroic example. ''Archer'' is the one to call her out on her treatment of Shirou's ideal by pointing out that her wish is the same as his only 'more so.' Tohsaka also realizes she cannot really lecture Shirou anymore when she finds herself making the same kinds of choices and is unable [[spoiler:to kill Sakura, despite the cold pragmatic value that doing so would have.]]

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* ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' - Saber, Saber/[[spoiler:Literature/KingArthur]], who is basically a female Shirou [[TheHero Shirou]] with less delusions, as [[WideEyedIdealist delusions]], is a heroic example. ''Archer'' ''[[{{Jerkass}} Archer]]'' [[JerkassHasAPoint is the one to call her out on her treatment of Shirou's ideal of being a superhero]] by pointing out that her wish ([[spoiler:save her kingdom by going back in time and making someone else the king]]) is the same as his only 'more ''more so.' Tohsaka '' [[{{Tsundere}} Rin Tohsaka]] also realizes she cannot really lecture Shirou anymore when she finds herself making the same kinds of choices and is unable [[spoiler:to kill Sakura, [[ApocalypseMaiden Sakura]], despite the [[ShootTheDog cold pragmatic value value]] that doing so would have.]]



* In ''KidIcarusUprising'', Viridi the [[NatureSpirit Goddess of Nature]] views humans as violent beings who do nothing but cause war and [[KillAllHumans must be destroyed for it]]. That said, she isn't afraid of going to war against Pit and Palutena, or [[spoiler:dropping a nature nuke on opposing armies who were manipulated by [[BiggerBad Hades]]]].

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* In ''KidIcarusUprising'', Viridi the [[NatureSpirit Goddess of Nature]] views humans as violent beings who do nothing but cause war and [[KillAllHumans must be destroyed for it]]. That said, she isn't afraid of going to war against Pit and Palutena, or [[spoiler:dropping a nature nuke on opposing armies who were manipulated by [[BiggerBad [[ManBehindTheMan Hades]]]].



* ''VideoGame/TheSandman'': Regan and her GirlPosse like to torment Sophie. Particularly about her bright red hair... which is quite rich, when one considers one of Regan's cronies has [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair bright bubblegum pink hair]].

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* ''VideoGame/TheSandman'': Regan [[AlphaBitch Regan]] and her GirlPosse like to torment Sophie. Particularly about her bright red hair... which is quite rich, when one considers one of Regan's cronies has [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair bright bubblegum pink hair]].
29th Dec '17 4:12:00 PM MasterN
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* ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'' has Ghetsis, who [[spoiler: claims N is a freak without a human heart, when it was Ghetsis who was manipulating N the whole time. N is his ''son''. Cheren and Alder do note this, though. N was only trying to do what he felt was right, but Ghetsis is a self-serving monster.]]
** We also have Team Plasma in general who fight for the freedom of Pokemon while at the same time abuse the Pokemon they catch when nobody's looking.

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* ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'' has Ghetsis, who [[spoiler: claims N is a freak without a human heart, when it was Ghetsis who was manipulating N the whole time. N is his ''son''.''[[AbusiveParents son]]''. Cheren and Alder do note this, though. N [[WellIntentionedExtremist was only trying to do what he felt was right, right]], but Ghetsis is a self-serving monster.]]
** We also have Team Plasma in general who [[AnimalWrongsGroup fight for the freedom of Pokemon while at the same time abuse the Pokemon they catch when nobody's looking.looking]].



*** N's pokemon are always local, implying that he always releases them back to their homes after facing you. In addition, he admits to the practice, saying that the only way to change the system is to reach the top of it (that is, become League champion, and then, presumably, disband it).
* ''Videogame/PokemonXAndY'' has [[WellIntentionedExtremist Lysandre]]. He hates thieves, liars, and selfish people. Who does he hire? Team Flare; a group that is made up of all the very people he claims to hate and he wants to blow up the world and start it over with THESE people. He's either [[HorribleJudgeOfCharacter really stupid]] or this trope. Not to mention that he steals a bunch of pokeballs from the Pokeball Factory. What's worse? No one ever calls him out on it.

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*** N's pokemon are always local, implying that he always releases them back to their homes after facing you. In addition, [[HypocrisyNod he admits to the practice, practice]], saying that the only way to change the system is to reach the top of it (that is, become League champion, and then, presumably, disband it).
* ** ''Videogame/PokemonXAndY'' has [[WellIntentionedExtremist [[KnightTemplar Lysandre]]. He hates thieves, liars, and selfish people. people and wants to eliminate them from the world. Who does he hire? Team Flare; a group that is made up of all the very kind of people he claims to hate and he wants to blow up the world and start it over with THESE people. He's either [[HorribleJudgeOfCharacter really stupid]] or this trope. Not to mention that he steals a bunch of pokeballs from the Pokeball Factory. What's worse? [[VillainWithGoodPublicity No one ever calls him out on it.it]].
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