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KazooieFirst Banjo-Kazooie contestant.
BellaFirst The Sims contestant.
BowserFirst Super Mario Bros. contestant.
PitFirst Kid Icarus contestant.
RyuFirst Street Fighter contestant.
OrchidFirst Killer Instinct contestant.
KnucklesFirst Sonic the Hedgehog contestant.
TerryFirst Fatal Fury contestant.
LaraFirst Tomb Raider contestant.
LinkFirst The Legend of Zelda contestant.
ChrisFirst Resident Evil contestant.
SableFirst Animal Crossing contestant.
FrankFirst Dead Rising contestant.
TifaFirst Final Fantasy VII contestant.
SonyaFirst Mortal Kombat contestant.
MeemeeFirst Super Monkey Ball contestant.
DixieFirst Donkey Kong Country contestant.
DededeFirst Kirby contestant.
KarinSecond Street Fighter contestant.
IsabelaSecond Dead Rising contestant.
WillFirst Dark Void contestant.
SlippyFirst Star Fox contestant.
SylviaFirst No More Heroes contestant.
XiaoyuFirst Tekken contestant.
NaomiFirst Trauma Center contestant.
ShevaSecond Resident Evil contestant.
ZackFirst Dead or Alive contestant.
KratosFirst God of War contestant.
WhitneyFirst Pokémon contestant.
TommyFirst Grand Theft Auto contestant.
MarioSecond Super Mario Bros. contestant.
ConkerFirst Conker's Bad Fur Day contestant.
EthanFirst Heavy Rain contestant.
RabbidFirst Raving Rabbids contestant.
MirandaFirst Mass Effect contestant.
LiliSecond Tekken contestant.
DaisyThird Super Mario Bros. contestant.
DavidThird Resident Evil contestant.
OzzieFirst Chrono Trigger contestant.
AnoraFirst Dragon Age contestant.
DogFirst Duck Hunt contestant.
WhisperFirst Fable contestant.
SamusFirst Metroid contestant.
AlexFirst [PROTOTYPE] contestant.
AshleyFirst WarioWare contestant.
SigourneyFirst Deadly Premonition contestant.
GarcianFirst Killer7 contestant.
BlathersSecond Animal Crossing contestant.
OtisThird Dead Rising contestant.
PhyllisThird Animal Crossing contestant.
WrinklySecond Donkey Kong Country contestant.
LuigiFourth Super Mario Bros. contestant.
SpinalSecond Killer Instinct contestant.
ClankFirst Ratchet & Clank contestant.
IanFirst Fallout contestant.
ArthurFirst Ghosts 'n Goblins contestant.
RochelleFirst Left 4 Dead contestant.
MayuFirst Fatal Frame contestant.
MoxxiFirst Borderlands contestant.
UshahSecond Deadly Premoniton contestant.
SunnyFirst So Blonde contestant.
MortimerSecond The Sims contestant.
RottytopsFirst Shantae contestant.
JoannaFirst Perfect Dark contestant.
MoxxiCame back from Season 4.
ConkerCame back from Season 2.
SlippyCame back from Season 2.
WhitneyCame back from Season 2.
JoannaCame back from Season 4.
FrankCame back from Season 1.
OrchidCame back from Season 1.
SigourneyCame back from Season 3.
KarinCame back from Season 2.
KratosCame back from Season 2.
WhisperCame back from Season 3.
DogCame back from Season 3.
AlexCame back from Season 3.
MortimerCame back from Season 4.
ChrisCame back from Season 1.
SylviaCame back from Season 2.
CrunchFirst Crash Bandicoot contestant.
- Face of a Thug: Felicia somewhat led the idea to vote him off just because he looks scary.
LarsThird Tekken contestant.
WillFirst Ni GHTS Into Dreams contestant.
KevinSecond Killer7 contestant.
- The Voiceless: He "talks" by writing down things on a piece of paper and showing them to who he is "communicating" with.
SoraFirst Kingdom Hearts contestant.
MaudeSecond Grand Theft Auto contestant.
- Child Hater: BIG TIME.
- Foil: For Mama.
- Jerk Ass
- Kick the Dog: Her "The Reason You Suck" Speech to Sora was brutal saying stuff like his family and friends will abandon him because of how useless he is. The worst part? This happens just by having both parties PASS EACH OTHER IN THE HALLWAY.
- Screw Politeness IMA Senior
FalconFirst F-Zero contestant.
- Leeroy Jenkins: His "strategy" in the Challenges. Because of this, he ended up being one of the biggest liabilities in the game even though he clearly has the physical constitution to be an asset.
- Third-Person Person
- Yes-Man: For Nova. Well... At least until he was being targeted at first.
AdeleineSecond Kirby contestant.
AngelinaFirst Midtown Madness contestant.
LoriFirst Jazz Jackrabbit contestant.
- Misplaced Retribution: She is blamed by Nova for being behind Crunch and Lars' eliminations and because of this was the target of several votes by her.
NovaSecond Fallout contestant.
- Freudian Excuse: The reason she is so self-righteous and flips out when one of her allies doesn't vote her way is because she is a hooker in a Crapsack World.
- It's All About Me: Every little thing has to be done HER way. If it is not, it is never okay.
KaneFirst Kane and Lynch contestant.
- The Chessmaster: In the second half of the season after Adeleine got voted out.
BlancaFourth Animal Crossing contestant.
- The Faceless: Just like in her game, she needs someone to draw a face on her. This is an actual plot point in the season.
FeliciaFirst Darkstalkers contestant.
- Platonic Life Partners: With Logan
- Small Name, Big Ego: Sure, Felicia is well-known in her home world AND by real-life fans but when she started to show off, NOBODY knows who in the world she is. Thankfully, she tones this down in later episodes and even realized at the end why she was into showbiz in the first place.
MamaFirst Cooking Mama contestant.
- Friend to All Children: She is very quick to befriend Sora and Will.
- Mama Bear
- My Beloved Smother: Her constant over-protectiveness of Sora and Will quickly rubbed the boys the wrong way.
- Never My Fault: Whenever something goes wrong for she, she is quick to point the finger at everyone but herself. Oh... Besides Sora and Will, of course.
LoganFirst Dead Island contestant.
- Platonic Life Partners: With Felicia.
JohnnySecond Mortal Kombat contestant.
- Casanova Wannabe
- Jerk Ass: Normally he is a Jerk with a Heart of Gold in his franchise but seeing that he had been voted first, he didn't stay long enough to see his better qualities.
- Jerkass Has a Point: Johnny IS right about calling out Angel for not wanting to get his clothes wet for the sake of winning the challenge but Johnny being... Johnny, he pretty much gave the cast quite a few reasons to vote him out over Angel.
- Small Name, Big Ego: Just like Felicia from Season 6, NOBODY knew who he was even when he was flaunting his name around.
KrystalSecond Star Fox contestant.
- Horrible Judge of Character: The main reason behind her elimination is because she had went along with the plan of JOHNNY CAGE'S because she believed him about having the most votes. She learned the hard way that he doesn't.
TanyaFirst Command & Conquer contestant.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Purna.
NicoleFirst Max Payne contestant.
- Disc One Final Boss
- Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: She used to be aligned with Vaas. However, after seeing how uncooperative he was, she cut ties with him. Unfortunately, it was too little, too late as Sly was spying on them and told everyone at her final voting.
AmandaFirst Rule of Rose contestant.
- Clingy Jealous Girl: She is NOT happy that Angel is spending more time with Berri than her.
- Creepy Child
- Yandere: For Angel.
- Yes-Man: She once said and this troper quote "If Angel wins, I win."
FranziskaFirst Ace Attorney contestant.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She may be ruthless to those who she thinks are against her but if you are a close ally of her, she will be an okay person.
DagranFirst The Last Story contestant.
- Manipulative Bastard: First, he backstabbed Franziska and then he tried to frame Sly for it. If it wasn't for Tumble and Traveler giving Sly the benefit of the doubt and Angel and Berri confirming that Dagran never spoke with them, he may had succeeded.
- Took a Level in Jerkass: Started out as a level-headed guy but his final episode had proven how much of a prick he could be.
KatherineFirst Catherine contestant.
- Break the Cutie: Her final two episodes had not been kind to her as she had let the stress of the game get to her.
- Woman Scorned: Non-romantic example but after getting betrayed and losing Franziska, she had became untrustworting of Sly and after finding out who was the REAL culprit was Dagran, she became this way for most of the remaining cast.
PurnaSecond Dead Island contestant.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Tanya.
TumbleFirst Mario Party contestant.
- Nice Guy
- Beware the Nice Ones: After spending the majority of his final episode being verbally tortured by Berri and Vaas and then got voted off, he decided to spend his final moments to call out Berri's hypocrisy and damage her friendship with Angel.
SlyFirst Sly Cooper contestant.
- Frame-Up: When Dagran had eliminated Franziska, he tried to pin the blame on Sly and most of the cast believed him. If it wasn't for Tumble and Traveler, he would had been toast.
- The Sneaky Guy: Of course. He is Sly Freaking Cooper!
AngelFirst Dance Central contestant.
- Mistaken for Gay: Berri seems to think so because in her mind, an attractive young man that doesn't have a girlfriend doesn't make any sense at all.
- Only Sane Man: He naturally plays this role with his allies, Berri and Amanda
- Platonic Life Partners: With Berri.
- Sharp-Dressed Man: This actually became a plot point in the first episode when he is called out by Johnny for not wanting to dirty his clothes for the sake of the Challenge.
NathanFirst Uncharted contestant.
- Nervous Wreck: Starts to get really paranoid in the second half of the game and backstabbed a lot of people.
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: With Vaas.
- Took a Level in Jerkass: At first, he turned out to be a decent guy and while he did lashed out at a couple people, it was understandable why he did so. But then he had started to backstab people left or right while acting smug.
VaasFirst Far Cry contestant.
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: With Nathan. Granted, at some times, he actually enjoyed the "partnership" but sometimes Nathan had turned the tables on him and made HIM feel uncomfortable.
- Wild Card: Mostly in the first half of the season.
BerriSecond Conker's Bad Fur Day contestant.
- Brutal Honesty: She will always speak her mind, no matter how much trouble it gets her in. Angel is constantly trying to stop this.
- Hair-Trigger Temper: Hoo boy, is she quick to lash out at people.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: It is kinda hard to see it but her relationship with Angel had prove that she could be nice, despite having horrible social skills.
- Platonic Life Partners: With Angel.
TravelerFirst Journey contestant.
LaoFourth Mortal Kombat contestant.
- Nice Guy: Not only was he more than a decent guy, he is very supportive of his cousin's homosexuality.
- Younger Than They Look: Played with. During the first challenge, Jecht mistook Lao for Jin's dad when they were actually cousins. However, Lao IS old enough to be Jin's dad.
NanaFirst LittleBigPlanet contestant.
- Amazingly Embarrassing Parents: To Newton.
- My Beloved Smother: Good gravy, in the short time she was in the game, she manages to outdo MAMA in this trope with her son, Newton.
CarlThird Grand Theft Auto contestant.
- Berserk Button: Speaking ill about his sister and mother. His mother was the straw that broke the camel's back seeing that he blamed himself for his mother's death.
- Big Brother Instinct: He is very protective of his sister, Kendl. Deconstructed when it gets him kicked out of the game.
- Brainsand Brawn: He is the Brawn to Kendl's brain. This turned out bad for him.
- Non-Gameplay Elimination: He had gotten eliminated from the game for assaulting Jecht.
- Sibling Yin-Yang: He and Kendl had different ideas of how to play the game.
TidusThird Final Fantasy contestant.
- Calling the Old Man Out: After dealing with Jecht's crap for four episodes, Tidus finally had enough when he is eliminated and left the game without giving his father a hug and even telling him that he hated him.
- Nice Guy: While he is mostly sour for most of his time in the game, it was more forwarded towards his father and for good reasons. He was alright around everyone else and when Jecht had told him that Jin was gay, he just said "So?".
SamFirst Splinter Cell contestant.
- Adaptational Heroism: Justified because he was more focused on spending the game with his daughter that he never saw in a while then playing the game for himself.
- Heroic Sacrifice: When Sarah gets put up for elimination and losing the duel, Sam opted to leave in her place despite her and Jin's protests so that she would be safe from Sam's enemies.
ReeseSixth Animal Crossing contestant.
- Break the Cutie: Cyrus' treatment of her and everyone else really took a toll on her as the game goes on.
- Domestic Abuse: She is a victim of this by her husband, Cyrus.
- Nice Girl: She tries to be friendly towards everyone. Even towards her Jerk Ass husband, Cyrus.
CyrusFifth Animal Crossing contestant.
- Domestic Abuse: He is emotionally-abusive towards his wife, Reese.
- Hate Sink: Sure, the series had a lot of unlikable jerkasses but nowhere as blatant as how Cyrus acts and how everyone but Jecht and Newton sees him.
- Jerk Ass: He is just an unpleasant llama to be around.
- Not a Morning Person: He doesn't like waking up early and yells at everyone tries to do so, even his own wife. Deconstructed when after Reese goes, he slept in through the challenge and going into the duel gimmick of the season and ended up voted out.
- Villainous Friendship: With Jecht. He is literally the ONLY person who Cyrus is not a Jerk Ass to.
RibeenaSecond Titanic: Adventure Out of Time contestant.
- Cool Old Lady: One of the eldest contestants and also one of the nicest.
- Happily Married: With Henry, to the point at being Sickeningly Sweethearts.
- Spoiled Sweet: Didn't start out as such as she felt uncomfortable spending time with people of a lower class from her and mostly avoided talking to the other contestants save for her husband but she soon turns into this, particularly when she was the most vocal of Cyrus' Domestic Abuse of Reese.
NewtonSecond LittleBigPlanet contestant.
- Horrible Judge of Character: He thinks Jecht and Cyrus are good people and decided to ally to them. Boy, did he learned the hard way that he was dead wrong.
- Revenge Before Reason: Towards Carl and Sam for spearheading the idea to vote off his mother. Now, they did so because they found the mother and son pair to be freaks so Newton isn't exactly in the wrong to be upset. What does put him in the wrong is when even Carl and Sam were eliminated, he refused to ally with their sister (Kendl) and daughter (Sarah) respectively because he believed that they felt the same way towards him. Fortunately, he learned that how petty he was when he was eliminated.
NinaFourth The Sims contestant.
- Different as Night and Day: Nina and Dina are twins but they are different not only in appearance but also personality as well.
- Laser-Guided Karma: After telling Jecht about Jin's homosexuality after being told by Dina, this caused a big strain in the friendship between Jin and Dina and the latter had looked untrustworthy. On a later episode, Nina and Dina got accused by Jecht for voting out Cyrus, even though it was Henry and Ribeena who did the deed.
- Jerk Ass: She sees the other contestants as pawns, not people. Not even her own sister is safe from her actions.
- Manipulative Bitch: She is more than willing to ruin people's friendships if it means getting ahead in the game.
- Never My Fault: She is quick to shift the blame whenever the spotlight is on her. Taken Up To Eleven when she accuses everyone for her elimination except for herself.
- Sore Loser: While her sister, Dina took their double elimination gracefully, Nina just storms off without giving a single goodbye.
- Sibling Team: With Dina. Downplayed seeing that despite they agreed never to vote with each other, they have differing ways on playing the game and sometimes vote differently.
- Sibling Yin-Yang: Unlike Dina, who is genuinely a good person who just got caught up in a lot of bad situations, Nina is absolutely cutthroat and will backstab anyone and anything to get what she wants.
- Villainous Breakdown: In her final episode, she had finally snapped and lashed out at everyone who she is responsible for her game falling apart.
DinaThird The Sims contestant.
- Different as Night and Day: Nina and Dina are twins but they are different not only in appearance but also personality as well.
- Hero with Bad Publicity: She is not as bad as a woman as Bella from Season 1 assumes her to be. Sure, she had gotten desperate and dated Mortimer for his money at the time. But she genuinely liked him and severely felt guilt for what she had done. Too bad, Nina had decided to repeat history by destroying Jin's trust in her by telling Jecht about his homosexuality.
- The Scapegoat: Gets set up for an action that her sister did twice.
- Sibling Team: With Nina. Downplayed seeing that despite they agreed never to vote with each other, they have differing ways on playing the game and sometimes vote differently.
- Sibling Yin-Yang: Unlike Nina, who shows little remorse for the things she had done, Dina is a good person who genuinely felt horrible for her previous actions and tried to make it right.
HenryFirst Titanic: Adventure Out of Time contestant.
- Cool Old Guy: Just like his wife, one of the eldest contestants and also one of the nicest.
- Happily Married: With Ribeena, to the point at being Sickeningly Sweethearts.
- Honor Before Reason: He was completely safe from the vote of his final episode and would had stayed that way if he just get his mouth shut and just allowed Kendl to be blindsided. However, he had told her and the targets had switched to him and Jin, resulting in his elimination.
- Nice Guy: He is such a swell, chipper guy. However, this trait is deconstructed in his final episode. See Honor Before Reason.
JechtSecond Final Fantasy contestant.
- Abusive Parents: To Tidus. To be fair, it is noted down in comparison to his canon game but still, a lot of Tidus' unhappiness is because of him.
- Jerk Jock: Acts like a typical one, being obsessed with Challenges, not above picking on people and being homophobic.
- Politically Incorrect Villain: He is homophobic and react very negatively when he finds out that Jin, one of Tidus' friends is gay.
- Ungrateful Bastard: To Newton. The little guy had sworn his Undying Loyalty to Jecht and how does he repays him? By trying to vote him because he was weak.
- Villainous Friendship: With Cyrus, as they are much more decent towards each other than the rest of the cast.
JinThird Mortal Kombat contestant.
- Out of Focus: Despite being a big character in the beginning and the end of the season, he was mostly there for the entire of the middle of it.
- Straight Gay: He is gay. However, he is unsure about showing off to people. And he was right as soon as Jecht and Cyrus found out, they made a big stink about it and gave small yet cruel comments towards his sexuality.
- Took a Level in Jerkass: At first, he acted like a decent guy (especially compared to how he is portrayed in his canon game.) but at the end, he had tried to backstab his friends, Kendl and Sarah and didn't showed that much remorse for it. Fortunately, he manned up and apologized to the girls at the end.
SarahSecond Splinter Cell contestant.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Kendl.
- Nice Girl: This trope especially plays out when Jin tried to backstab them in the Final 5. While Kendl was understandly furious with Jin, Sarah tried her best to be civil between the three of them.
KendlFourth Grand Theft Auto contestant.
- Brainsand Brawn: She is the Brain to Carl's brawn.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Sarah.
- Sassy Black Woman: Averted. She definitely have a strong personality and does have a small outbursts but for the most part, she tried to be civil and keep her eyes on the prize.
- Sibling Yin-Yang: She and Carl had different ideas of how to play the game.