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Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: Videogames
This trope in its literal form. And that's just one possible combination.
  • In the flash RPG, MARDEK, you once fight a zombie zombie alien robot dragon. It Makes Sense In Context.
  • Super Mario Bros.. features a short, slightly pudgy, Italian plumber with a noted ability for high-jumping and his equally skillful brother venturing through vast, often absurd, lands populated by phallic vermin, talking bipedal turtles, sentient fire-breathing flytraps, shy ghosts, mushroom capped midgets, tiny-rhinos, literally flying fish, velociraptors that are born with a saddle and almost everything in between while trying to rescue a cutesy, pink-clad princess from a giant turtle-oni-dinosaur-monster king and his equally weird eight children; while consuming mushrooms, flowers, leaves, herbs, plumes, stars and more recently acorns that somehow grant them super powers. It just doesn't get any weirder than that... Until you turn to the RPG series.
  • The game Parasite Eve 2 has the GOLEM, which are human enhanced with cybernetics and advanced weaponry (from laser swords, toxin injectors to grenade launchers), kept in stasis and only awakened when needed. They shamble around slowly like zombies when not in attack mode. The Knight and Bishop variants have camouflage which means they can turn invisible to sneak up on you. So ... ninja, zombie and robot, 3 out of 4. Not bad, eh?
  • Pirates Vs. Ninjas Vs. Zombies Vs. Pandas. Too bad they're not robot pandas.
  • Ninja-Pi-Ro (playable here) a flash game by Pencil Kids, which shares (with the lack of one word) this trope's title. This trope is also its only apparent reason for existence
  • Halo is heavy in this trope (more so in the books) due to the Jackals, or Kig-Yar: a series of dinosaur-like aliens that travel around raiding vessels for goods to sell, like pirates(!). They're also employed by the overtly religious Covenant as special-forces soldiers and (in one case) as specialised assassins, making them a troperiffic race of Ninja Priest Commando Dinosaur Space Pirates. Wow.
  • In Battle Moon Wars, Kohaku becomes Magical Amber who happens to be a Magical Girl, witch, miko, ninja, and maid.
  • LEGO Universe is including them all, and then some. It'll be interesting to see if it succeeds.
  • Command & Conquer: Kane's Wrath has the Marked of Kane, whose basic infantry squad is composed by undead tiberium-mutated cyborgs of religious fanatics armed with, intead of arms, heavy machine guns and EMP cannons.
    • They got rebreather systems apparently replacing the lower part of their faces. Oh yes, and it seems their skin is dessicated.
      • Then there's the Avatar, which can scrap the weapons of other Nod vehicles to use itself. This makes for a laser-flamethrower-CLOAKED-and-cloakdetecting humongous Mecha. With an extra laser cannon for good measure.
  • This trope is named for one of the familiars in Kingdom of Loathing. Familiar was named for a clan of exactly the same name.
  • Killer7. An old senile hitman, who spends the duration of the story getting raped by his maid, with seven split personalities which can manifest into the real world fighting suicide bomber zombie things who are really happy all the time. The split personalities are comprised of a black guy with resurrection powers, a badass anime stereotype with a revolver that can shoot energy balls, Mexican Tommy Vercetti with super jumping powers and the ability to fire a weapon upside down without breaking his elbow, a blind Chinese gangsta kid who can run really freaking fast and dual-wields pistols sideways, a sniper chick who really really likes blood, a mute albino knife freak who can turn invisible, and a macho libre wrestler.
  • Time Gentlemen, Please! is a game about a pair of time-travelers fighting Robot Nazi Dinosaurs.
  • Turok has you playing as a Dimension hopping Native American who kills Dinosaurs, Cyborgs, Zombies and Aliens with increasingly over compensatory, bizarre and incredibly over-powered guns.
  • For the combination of mundane and awesome, you can't beat Kingdom Hearts. Disney and Square Enix sounds like an unlikely combination, until you sit down and play it. Which of the 2 companies is mundane and which is awesome is up to you.
  • Rayman 2: the Great Escape comes extremely close to containing a literal version of this trope - the standard enemies are Robot Pirates, their Elite Mooks are Ninja Robot Pirates, and some versions of the game contain Zombie Robot Pirates... but sadly no Zombie Ninja Robot Pirates.
  • Lunar Knights among other things contains a light-dark-ice elemental robotic giant enemy crab controlled by a vampire and powered by said vampire, a solar flamethrower gun slinging vampire hunter, and a multi-tailed fox that is the embodiment of ice on the earth.
  • Ratchet & Clank
    • The 3rd game parodies this with its Game Within a Game 'robotic pirate ghosts'.
      • Robot pirate ghosts are the major antagonists of Quest for Booty.
    • ...the 4th gives us both zombie and ghost robots... ...sometimes both. Yes, robot zombie ghosts.
    • ... the PS3 entry gives us a fleet of actual robot space pirates... and they return in the sequel, as ghost robot space pirates. ...As well as Captain Qwark's 'Mission Briefing' for Zordoom Prison "...And an entire school of Zombie Ninja Panda Bears" Unfortunately there weren't any, there were however Goldfish Heavily Armed Robotic Commandos.
    • ...The 2nd and 3rd games' lawn gnome ninjas.
  • Almost all of the weapons in Painkiller are this Improbably Cool. Unless you're one of the title's Puzzle Bosses, you do not argue with the chaingun-plus-rocket launcher. As Ben Croshaw said, "all you really need to know is that there's a gun that shoots shurikens and lightning. I wish I could make something like that up. It shoots shurikens and lightning; it could only be more awesome if it had tits and was on fire."
  • Orevore Courier features pirates vs. zombies IN SPACE.
  • TimeSplitters worked on monkeys, robots and zombies being cool on their own in the first two games, but descended into madness by the third, with zombie monkeys, robot monkeys and ninja monkeys (and a pirate).
  • Behold! The Shark Gun for the Nintendo Wii (and/or Wć#402;Ľ)!
  • Zero Punctuation describes Psychonauts, completely accurately, as a game featuring "a telekinetic bear, a dentist who harvests brains, a sequence wherein you become a giant Godzilla-style monster and terrorize a society of talking fish, and a shadowy trenchcoated government agent who disguises himself as a housewife by brandishing a rolling pin and talking disjointedly about pies".
    • His later review of Painkiller, specifically the particular projectiles launched by a certain weapon. "Shurikens and lightning!"
  • Gungrave is built around this. If Gungrave: Overdose didn't feature Rocketbilly Redcadillac - a rockabilly ghost possessing an electricity-shooting guitar - I wouldn't have bought it. Did I mention it's all designed by the creator of Trigun?
  • The mod for the Half-Life series named Pirates, Vikings and Knights. Guess what it involves.
    • Another mod for Half-Life, Afraid Of Monsters, has this too. Not as blatant as the above mod, but one enemy in it is a giant flickering ghost alien Nightmare Face that shoot homing bees with a childish laughter. But it's all okay, because it is only one of many hallucinations in the mod.
  • Disgaea has all four: Ninjas (especially Yukimaru, zam), Pirates (in the Item Worlds of D2, which can include both Zombie Pirates and Ninja Pirates), Zombies (including one with a "horse's wiener"...what?) and Robots (THURSDAY!, the Robot Buddy of Captain Gordon, Defender of Earth!)
  • Earthbound. Psychic Powers, Killer Yoyos, dangerous hippies, malevolent aliens, sentient vomit...and so forth...and a little boy from Eagleland is at the center of it all.
    • However, Mother 3 takes this trope and deconstructs it. In the second half of the game, most of the enemies are Mix-and-Match Critters or mechanized animals created by the Pigmasks. It really makes you want to kill their leader that much more.
  • Chainsaw bayonets from Gears of War.
    • And the sequel is set to feature chainsaw bayonet duels. Responses are very similar to the Calvin and Hobbes example, I.E. "This is so cool!" or "This is so stupid."
    • 2 and 3 introduce the Lambent, a semi-sentient Zombie Apocalypse. You can chainsaw an exploding zombie alien. Yes.
  • Pirates Vs. Ninjas Dodgeball. And it doesn't stop at those two. There are other teams like robots, zombies, and aliens.
  • Some of us thought we were seeing things when we saw the first trailers for Lego Star Wars.
  • Para World probably takes the prize for this trope. Where to begin? Among others, the units available include ninjas, voodoo doctors who can restore you to life after you die, pirates who come from the same clan as the aforementioned ninjas, a guy who destroys buildings by headbutting them- buildings, now!-, a catapult that shoots raptor eggs that hatch on impact and attack the nearest living creature, a guy with a gatling gun- made of [[Bamboo Technology wood]]-, vikings, amazon warriors, a guy who kills himself with snakes as his main form of attack, and, oh, yes, jetpack vikings. The dinosaurs have upgrades ranging from adding blades onto their tusks to drugging them up so that they don't take damage until the high wears off. Attempts to describe any battles that occur in this game- which is, surprisingly, subpar even with all this- are entertaining, to say the least. "Then his submarine dinosaur sank my flamethrower ship!"
  • The Oneechanbara stars Aya, a Japanese girl who is decked out in a cowboy hat and bikini who uses a katana to fight zombies commanded by her evil half-sister who killed her father. Add to this the fact that part of the gameplay involves her getting soaked in blood (which triggers an Unstoppable Rage) and there's an unlockable costume that is exactly the same of the original - but made of black leather. And a red scarf.
    • In sequels, her Cute Bruiser Little Miss Badass half-sister makes a Heel-Face Turn and joins up with her, after Aya rescues her from another, more legitimately evil Big Bad. Said sister fights in a seifuku, and uses a combination of a katana and throws powerful enough to dismember zombies. It's probably easier to name the things in the series that don't run on this or the standard Rule of Cool.
  • Star Fox Adventures is: Furries save magical talking dinosaurs IN SPACE!
  • Dino Crisis 2 and Dino Crisis 3. The former with a giganatosaurus as the Big Bad that nearly sets of a pre-historic nuclear holocaust, farting, poisonous Oviraptors, and Black Ops teenagers with rifles that shoot exploding disc saws. The latter has mutant, hammer-headed velociraptors that can turn invisible and shoot electricity bolts at you, lavaral, insectoid Giganotosauruses, that, if allowed to mature, turn into two-headed, armored Giganotosauruses, zombie T-Rexes, spiky Spinosaur things that shoot acid, and space marines. If you don't think that's cool, NOTHING IS.
  • The PC strategy game Paraworld somehow incorporated dinosaurs, ninjas, and steampunk into the same game and the same units. One example would be the Vikings-riding-a-triceratops-with-a-ballista-mounted-on-it unit. It's too bad the game wasn't particularly well-executed, for all that.
  • Certain types of enemies in Brave Fencer Musashi are called Vambees; part vampire, part zombie.
  • Oh, Super Smash Bros.. As of Brawl, the roster includes two fire-throwing plumbers, two psychic children, a dinosaur that can turn into a dragon, a turtle-dragon, two monkeys (well, all right, a monkey with a jetpack who shoots his enemies with peanuts and a bongo-playing ape wearing a tie), a penguin with a sledgehammer, a robot with laser eyes, a warrior angel with Improbable Aiming Skills and a Dual Wielding Swiss-Army Weapon, some furry space mercenaries who drive tanks, a female space mercenary in a battlesuit, a race car driver/bounty hunter, a princess who fights with an umbrella, a magic princess/ninja (who, in her own series, has a magic princess pirate counterpart), an astronaut leading flower aliens, a badass elf-looking chap with loads of weapons, an evil wizard/kickboxer, a smaller cartoon version of said badass elf, a 2-D stick figure guy, an Extreme Omnivore pink puffball, a blue ninja/Batman/Vader puffball, a singing, self-deflating puffball with hypnosis powers, an electric mouse, a canine Bruce Lee Clone with aura powers, a dinosaur plant, a turtle with ninja moves (teenage status unconfirmed), a flying, fire-breathing, dragon-like lizard, a trainer of the above three, a pair of mallet-wielding eskimo children, a blue-haired Japanese speaking swordsman prince, a blue-haired mercenary with a huge sword, an obese, flatulent Italian man with an infinite supply of edible motorcycles and a superhero alter-ego, a blue speedy hedgehog and a fourth-wall-painting spy assassin clone. And the Big Bad is a glowing Space Angel, controlling a giant sentient glove that happens to be God. And that's not even getting into the assistant characters.
  • Not too long ago, there was a low-budget game that would have been completely forgettable if it hadn't been titled Ninjabread Man.
  • Shadow Pirates in Metroid Prime. In addition to the baseline coolness of Space Pirates, they turn invisible, drop from the ceiling, dodge missiles and fight with swords. That sounds like a ninja to me.
  • The various Expansion Packs of The Sims 2 introduce a new paranormal creature each, which can frequently be combined. In order of release: half-alien hybrids, zombies, vampires, robots, werewolves, Plantsims, Bigfoot, Genies (NPCs, unfortunately) and witches. There is even a user-made challenge for The Sims 2 that revolves around making a half-alien sim into a zombie-vampire-werewolf-plantsim-witch/warlock.
    • The Sims 3 unfortunately doesn't allow the rampant supernatural hybridization of its predecessor, but you can now have playable ghost versions of many of the available supernaturals.
    • There are Dread Pirate and Space Pirate jobs in Sims 2, and you can learn teleport ninjutsu from a Ninja as well as don the outfit of one. So if it is possible for a Servo to die and be resurrected, you actually can have a Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot.
  • Earthworm Jim. A worm in a super-suit fights a cat that rules Ironic Hell, an insane crow, a fire-breathing steak named Flamin' Yawn, and the aptly named Professor Monkey-For-A-Head.
  • The Protoss Dark Templar from Starcraft are psionic alien ninja. With spaceships. And cyborgs. Who fight giant bugs.
  • Some of Haseo's weapons in .hack//G.U. falls under this: giant swords with chainsaw teeth, Big Scythes with chainsaw teeth, with the blade flipping out to make it a chainsaw-glaive combo at times! It's a Scythe-Glaive-Chainsaw, woohoo!
  • Captain Falcon of F-Zero fame is part racecar driver, part bounty hunter. It doesn't hurt that he actually IS badass.
    • Then there's Bio Rex, a beer-drinking dinosaur racecar driver, and Billy, a money-obsessed chimpanzee racecar driver.
  • Final Fantasy V has Faris, a pirate, who can become a Ninja via one of the Fire Crystal's shards; there also exists a status effect called Zombie, so it's easy enough to make Faris a Ninja Pirate Zombie.
  • Zelda is, by default, a magic princess. Versions of her have also been a ninja (The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time), a pirate (The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker-The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass), and a ghost who can possess suits of armor (The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks). Also, she looked pretty zombie-like when she was possessed by Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess).
    • The Parella tribe from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword resemble a mix between a seahorse, a squid, a jellyfish, and coral. The Kikwis in the same area like a cross between potatoes with shrubs on their backs, with a beak and small eyes that make them look somewhat like a penguin. They hide by covering their bodies with the shrubs on their backs, similar to how the edible part of a potato plant is part of the root and the rest is poisonous.
    • The dungeon mini boss for the Sandship and Sky Keep is a robot skeleton pirate. The sandship itself is an aversion, however; it's a sea ship that happened to get stuck in sand after the region it's in dried up into a desert, with Link having to visit the past with time-warping Timestones to access the lush past and to be able to sail the sea that is dried up in the present.
  • The FPS Darkwatch: Curse of the West puts you in the shoes of a vampire cowboy.
  • World of Warcraft manages a few of these, the most notable definitely being the Lich King, a human-orc-ghost-zombie-shaman-paladin-death knight-necromancer-Physical God. Although admittedly he/they haven't been quite all of those at once. Lesser examples include the original death knights, orc warlock ghosts put into human bodies.
    • It is possible to create a Ninja Pirate Zombie (a Forsaken rogue wearing certain pirate-y items) and give him the Engineering profession, allowing him to create robotic baby dragons that act as short-term battle pets. Unfortunately, full-on Ninja Pirate Robot Zombie action is not possible (yet).
    • Wot LK gave us the Death Knight (an undead vampiric melee/caster hybrid) and Cataclysm Worgen (Werewolves by another name). Throw in the chopper mount, and you get a Werewolf Vampire Biker Magic Knight. Talk about awesome!
    • Actually one instance in Wrath of the Lich King already introduced zombie giant viking werewolves, the Ymirjar Dusk Shamans.
    • Dragons have been getting this a lot in the game. It started with the Scourge's undead Frost Wyrms, then expanded to include a demonic-skeleton-dragon.
      • Cataclysm takes the cake though. As Nefarian and Onyxia have both acted as spies and assassins in human nations, they are now ninja-zombie-cyborg-dragons.
    • Any Draenei who completes the Avast Ye, Admiral! quest is an Alien Pirate. Unfortunately, Draenei can't be ninjas.
      • Draenei players never roll need when they shouldn't? Since when?
      • A draenei death knight who completes the quest is an Alien Zombie Pirate. An orc rogue who does so is an Alien Pirate Ninja. (Yes, Warcraft orcs are, in fact, different.)
    • Perhaps the penultimate example was Blizzard's response to a number of beta-testers complaining that a zone in Cataclysm was not "epic" enough. Blizzard promptly inserted Epicus Maximus, a flying shark with a laser on it's head being ridden by a T-rex being ridden by an undead shredding a guitar that was also an axe.
    • The Warcraft III Blademaster hero is an orc samurai (sword, spinning attack, sashimono) with ninja abilities (turn invisible, illusory doubles).
  • Long-time antagonist Cervantes de Leon from the Soul Series is a zombie Pirate who can turn invisible (ninja), spawn ghosts and levitate his weapons (telekinetic). He weilds part of the series' most important sword (BFS) and shoots superpowerful bullets from his other sword, (which is named 'Nirvana', which probably belongs in this trope on its own.)
    • There's also Ivy, his estranged white-haired daughter who is a busty scantily clad dominatrix alchemist countess who fights with a sword that turns into a whip.
    • Yoshimitsu is a Robin Hood type suicidal Ninja FROM SPACE!, whose wooden arm is powered by "gears". In the Tekken series, his successor started out with a bionic arm, then took a liking for cyborg parts, and through his buddy Dr. B became a full-on Cyborg Ninja by Tekken 3.
  • The enemies in Dead Space are Mutant Space Zombies.
    • And there are Mutant Space Zombie Babies.
    • Some of the weapons are also like this, such as the Ripper, which is essentially a Laser-guided Kinetic Buzzsaw Launcher.
  • Auron, from Final Fantasy X, is a ghost-zombie/samurai. And if that's not enough, he is also either a magician or a demon, considering his power to kill things to death. Or with fire.
  • Bloodrayne anyone? Half-vampire fighting (with a chain gun, elbow blades and metal stiletto spikes) insectazoid swamp monsters, zombies, deformed werewolfy vampires, many types of Nazis (aside from normal Nazis - Magic Nazi, Mad Scientist Nazi, Indentical Psysically-linked Twin Nazis, Cyborg Nazi, Nazi Priest with pulpit that has machine guns attached, Fire Breathing Nazi, Ninja Nazi, Demonically Possessed Nazis, Double Agent Half-Vampire Tibetan Nazi) and a giant skeletal mega-vampire. Rayne also has slow-mo and "aura-vision".
  • Pokémon's Garchomp gets honorable mention. Why? Because it's a shark crossed with a dinosaur, dragon, and a jet (With torpedoes on its head!). Unsurprisingly, it's considered a Game Breaker.
    • The franchise is wrought with these. There's Blastoise, the water jet cannon tortoise, Scyther, the human-sized mantis ninja raptor with scythes for arms, Ho-oh, the rainbow-forming phoenix, Exploud, the organ boombox hippo, Gliscor, the scorpion bat crab, Golurk, the clay-sculpted ghost-possessed Giant Mecha that flies with rockets, Chandelure, the fire-spewing soul-sucking chandelier, Vanilluxe, the sentient Siamese ice cream cone, Genesect, the resurrected prehistoric bipedal insect transformer with a cannon on its back, Vespiquen, a combination of a bee and a battleship with a touch of European royalty, Sigilyph, a Psychic Totem Pole Demon with Western Art worked in...
    • Reuniclus is a psychic-powered homunculus tardigrade amoeba shaped like a teddy bear surrounded by cytoplasm and organelle arms aligned to look like a meter for volume that it often uses to manipulate the speed of everything in its environment. Oh yeah, it's based on a fetus too.
    • There's also Mewtwo. A genetically-altered humanoid cat with psychic powers that was created to be the ultimate Pokemon. It killed its creators shortly after it was born and lacks any compassion while in battle.
    • Black / White gives us Kyurem, a frozen zombie dragon....from SPACE!
    • Giratina falls under this. It's an inter-dimensional ghost-dragon that's essentially an Expy of Yog-Sothoth.
    • Lugia. A giant bird-dragon monster? Awesome!
    • Originally, the Deino line was supposed to be a family of cybernetic dragons, with the final evolution being a cyber dragon tank. They decided to go with an Orochi motif instead, but Hydreigon still has tanktread markings on its belly as an homage to this concept.
  • Many people forget that the subtitle for the old Arcade and SNES game Joe & Mac is "Caveman Ninja".
  • The appropriately-titled Rising Zan: The Samurai Gunman for the PS1 featured a Samurai Cowboy, who fights ninjas and Humongous Mecha.
  • Super Robot Wars, aside from having featured every other Super Robot that may or may not have been mentioned on this page, adds many more in its own Original Generation. Take RyuKoOh and KoRyuOh, the Ancient Chinese Transforming Dragon-Tiger Super Robots. And then there's Wodan Ymir, the Evil Alternate Universe Undead Robot Clone of a German Samurai in a Giant Robot.
  • The hero of Rocket Knight Adventures is an opossum who wears a jetpack and a suit of armor, and wields a sword that can shoot beams of energy. His Evil Counterpart, Axle Gear, has all of that plus a possum-shaped mecha.
  • When Gaia Online was still developing its MMO, zOMG!, this was mentioned as a selling point of the ring system: players can mix and match different abilities. Equipping a specific set of four rings on one hand results in a Ring Set that provides a status buff. The sets have labels such as Athlete, Chef, Demon... and yes, even Ninja and Pirate. And yes, you can have two ring sets active at once.
  • Tribes: Vengeance: the assassin Mercury is a Cybrid... an actual ZOMBIE CYBORG NINJA... who even proves this by getting shot in the face and still being able to fight. Also, he has a jetpack and access to the usual insane weapons of Tribes.
  • The bosses of Persona 4 probably count. To put it simply the most mundane one is a cyborg/detective/mad scientist with toy lasers and a jet pack (oh and a pimpin' police hat).
    • We've also got a ninja man-frog, a dominatrix wearing a bright yellow Klan hood being held up by three Japanese schoolgirls, a giant phoenix who's also a princess, a giant homosexual who attacks with two golden male symbols, a nulticolored stripper with a satellite dish for a head, a colossal nihilistic teddy bear, a fetus that can turn itself into an old-school game character, the father of all New Age Retro Hippies, and last but not least, a disco eyeball that shoots frickin' laser beams. Oh, and we've got the Japanese goddess of death, but that kinda pales in comparison.
  • The unlockable Nazi Zombies mode in Call of Duty: World at War consists of you and up to three friends fending off hordes of Nazi zombies. And you can fight them off with a Ray Gun, chain-lightning-style Wunderwaffen, or, in the latest downloadable map, monkey bombs. Yes, exploding monkey toys.
  • The first boss of I Wanna Be the Guy, in appropriately over-the-top fashion, is a titanic, fire-breathing Mike Tyson.
    • And shortly after him, you come face-to-face with Mecha Birdo. Half Birdo, half Ikaruga boss. Who spits climbable egg-shaped warheads at you, attacks with swarms of Shy Guys, and shoots eye lasers at you.
    • A later boss: Kraidgief. Half Kraid, half Zangief. Who fires Blankas and Hadokens at you. And can do a Spinning Piledriver that will kill you like Kenshiro if you let him get his hands on you.
  • The Lost Vikings stars three vikings on a Time Travel adventure. In the sequel, the vikings gain cybernetic equipment, in addition to being accompanied by a dragon and a werewolf.
  • The Metal Slug series features many goofy contraptions, including animals with vulcan cannons strapped to their backs, but one particular boss, Big Shiee can accurately be described as a "land-battleship".
    • A later installment features what is essentially a land-sub.
    • At the end of Metal Slug 3 you get to fight blood-spewing zombie clones created by the Martians, in a game that lets you ride an ostrich and an elephant, and has you fight also "normal" zombies, yetis, mummies, robots, UFOs, man-eating plants, huge locusts, crabs, snails and pillbugs and what looks like some kind of Aztec god that shoots energy wolves!
  • The Baldur's Gate series makes a decent attempt at the Trope, if you create your character to be a Half-God/Half-Human/Half-Elf (Seriously, just don't ask how they worked that one out) Fighter/Mage/Thief.
  • Neverwinter Nights goes down a similar route, except that the Character isn't a Demi-God but can instead choose a combination of 3 classes from a potential list of about 20. Half-Orc Barbarian/Sorcerer/Assassin, anyone?
  • Excitebots: Trick Racing features robotic animals and bugs that race on wheels, but they can also race on foot when given the right power-up.
  • Figaro Castle of Final Fantasy VI is a steampunk land-sub castle that can travel under mountains to another part of a continent. The king, Edgar, is a womanizing chainsaw, crossbow, drill, and sword wielding man who eventually can use magic. As for his brother...
    • And the Phantom Train. An undead train. That Sabin, Edgar's brother and a member of the royal family of Figaro, can SUPLEX!
  • Barthandelus from Final Fantasy XIII is a Ninja Pope that transforms into a Humongous Mecha with a built-in Ominous Latin Chanting choir by fusing with a robot owl that can turn into a Cool Airship.
  • Ōkami has Lechku and Nechku, a pair of twin demonic clockwork time-controlling gentlemen owls. With Nice Hats.
    • After you beat the final boss, you fly to the Celestial Plain in a 200-year old bishounen's spaceship. The bishounen is from the moon.
      • Oh, you think that's crazy? Waka is a: French-speaking, Japanese, bishounen from the moon who dual wields a laser sword and a katana (or other similar type of sword), he's a prophet, and he owns a spaceship.
  • Gaul in The Legend of Spyro is, in short, a Dual Wielding spellcaster baboon with a laser eye. And he steals all your mana before you fight him. No wonder he's the ape king. Love or hate the series, you have to admit that's just awesome.
  • Robot Dinosaurs That Shoot Beams When They Roar.
  • City of Heroes can be described as "anything goes." There are demon-worshipping gangs, dark magic gangs, cyborg zombies, psychic robots, living blobs of algae, mutated homeless cultists with alien weaponry, genetically engineered facist werewolves and vampires, cybernetically enhanced anarchists, steampunk soldiers led by a 200 year old Magnificent Bastard, and an Animal Wrongs Group made of living plants and rocks. And that's only some of the hero side.
  • Take a Japanese-American ninja, an ambitious pirate, a modern-day vampire, a kickboxing cyborg, and several other characters from varying time periods and force them to fight to the death so that one of them can live again. The result? Eternal Champions and its sequel, Eternal Champions: Challenge from the Dark Side.
  • The bosses of Wonder Boy III Monster Lair include a puppet mannequin, a cactus Jack-O-Lantern, a baby Frankenstein vampire, and a robotic cyclops knight.
  • Touhou boasts vampires, ghosts, aliens, were-creatures, witches, mikos, Catgirls, psychics, ninja maids, shinigami, and much, much more. And every single one of these characters is a Little Miss Badass.
  • The Battle For Wesnoth is by and large avoids this trope by keeping it relatively accurate in depicting Medieval Fantasy themes, but then came the Drakes. The Drakes can simply be described as Magical Samurai Dragon Blacksmiths that had Swimming Lizards Wielding Spears and Magic for allies.
  • The MMORPG Guild Wars expansion Eye of the North introduced the Norn, who are Russian Amazon Viking Bear-people. Even better, they will be a playable race in Guild Wars 2.
  • The Aqua Teen Hunger Force videogame plays with this trope in the title: Zombie Ninja Pro-Am. There don't appear to be any zombies or ninjas involved in the actual game (apart from one mummy), although robot turkeys, psychotic shifter wrenches, and machine-gun toting tulips do appear in various stages.
    • Those are actually characters from the show. "Tulip Sniper" who uses a machine gun, Turkatron who is somehow related to the Cybernetic Ghost of Christmas Past from the Future, and the giant wrenches who abducted Dusty Gazongas. Also, you left out the name "Aqua Teen Hunger Force", as they are in no way water-related, they're not teens, they don't fight hunger (anymore), and they've ceased to be a force of anything except hilarity/stupidity.
  • The Shoot 'em Up Revenge of the Mutant Camels.
  • The House of the Dead series features midget zombie ninjas, ninja monkey zombies, midget cyborg ninjas, ninja zombies with stealth camouflage etc. And the Magician is a Cyborg Dragon Zombie.
  • Monkey Island gives us LeChuck, who's been a Ghost, Zombie, Demon, and giant statue, did I mention he's a pirate? And in the latest game, he's been turned into a human.
  • Darkstalkers. A fighting game in 1994 by Capcom? Check. Cast consists of monsters? Check. One of the characters is a Catgirl nun who fights entirely nude? Check. Another character is an Australian zombie that plays heavy metal and blows up dinosaurs with the power of rock-and-roll named Lord Raptor? Check.
  • In ADOM, one unique monster is an undead dwarven chaos berserker.
  • Castle Crashers! As you make your way across the ocean of peril, and salt water, you're ambushed by Ninja Pirates.
  • WET is seemingly the result of this trope in action — apparently, someone decided that a video game that combines the gunplay and acrobatics of 80s-90s Hong Kong action films with the aesthetics of the grindhouse films and drive-in B movies of the 70s would be completely awesome.
  • Sakura Taisen features Takarazuka actresses with magical powers piloting steam-powered mechas to fight demons. And it's also Dating Sim.
    • The fifth (and to date, final) game takes it to another level, with one of the girls also being a half-Japanese/half-American Samurai Cowgirl Maid. With a Split Personality.
  • One of the late-game random enemy encounters in Final Fantasy IV is the Dinozombie. An undead, skeletal dinosaur. Complete with will o' wisps. Oh, and Dinozombies can breathe fire.
  • The Mega Man franchise, full stop. Its myriads of mechanoids are often a combination of a robot and something else. The classic series alone has a robot ninja and a robot pirate, as separate boss characters. Also a robot vampire and his robot zombie mooks. Additional examples include an Egyptian Pharaoh Robot, a Skeleton Robot, a King Robot, a UFO Robot, a Japanese Demon Robot, and two instances of Vehicle Transformer Robots, just to name a few.
    • The second Mega Man Star Force game stretches this to its limits; depending on what game you choose, you can become a sentient waveform ninja, knight, or dinosaur. And you can also temporarily turn into a combination of two of the three - or, depending on your waveband Brothers, a combination of all three. There were also plans to include a pirate tribe, but unfortunately, uh, they didn't make it.
      • And these aren't just normal ninjas, dinosaurs or knights. Saurians are dinosaurs on fire, Zerkers are electric knights, and Ninjas are, well... ninjas with a plant motif.
    • Mega Man himself fits perfectly. He's a robot who shoots plasma, scissors, electricity, fire, boomerangs, more fire (atomic, no less!), bombs, more bombs (crash bombs, no less!), tornadoes, more tornadoes, robotic bees, shurikens, diamonds, miniature stars, bubbles made of lead, lasers, black holes, tomahawk hatchets, magnets, and more. His dog also turns into a jetpack, a surfboard, a submarine, a spacecraft, a motorcycle, or a spring..
    • Aforementioned Ninja Robot, according to his official game backstory, is not only possibly alien in nature, but rides a robotic frog . . . yes, this makes Shadow Man a Robotic Frog-Riding Alien Ninja Robot, whether the frog is also alien is unknown.
      • Speaking of aliens in the Mega Man series, the Robot Masters of Mega Man V for the Gameboy are all confirmed alien in origin, this gives us such combinations as Venus the Alien Anthropomorphic Crab Robot, and Pluto the Alien Were Cat Robot.
  • Ninja Baseball Bat Man features a group of 4 robot ninjas dressed in baseball gear, and fighting with baseball bats. Not only that, but most of the enemies are baseball related. From fighting baseballs, baseballl gloves, pumpkins wielding bats, baseball bats wielding bats, playing cards, & dogs carrying Tommy guns. And that's not the tip of the whackiness in this game.
  • Runescape has a lot of these. Ninja monkeys, zombie monkeys, zombie pirates, among other things. Oh, and there is a pirate zombie robot boss.
  • Shadow Hearts: Covenant's Joachim Valentine is a Hard Gay Large Ham Vampire wrestler who thinks he's a superhero and an Improbable Weapon User. He's also one of the party members.
  • Team Fortress 2
    • There is a drunk, Black Scottish Cyclops that's fond of explosives.
    • With the correct item loadouts, you can have a black scottish cyclops zombie pirate samurai, zombie robot russian mobster, or a crossdressing german mad scientist. Who is a zombie. All depending on your item loadout.
  • Hakumen from BlazBlue is a robot ghost samurai who may qualify for zombie because of his near-death as Jin.
    • Makoto is a squirrel girl who mixes dimension-crosser, boxer, ninja, and secret agent elements and makes it all work.
  • OMG Pirates! is a popular game for the iPhone, where you play a ninja taking revenge on the pirates who destroyed his village. The pirates use various forms of anachronistic (and awesome) piratey tech such as a rum-powered Jet Pack / flamethrower.
  • Alien Soldier has its fair share of these, but the one that stands out most is "Wolfgunblood Garopa". It's a cyborg cowboy wolf with a machine-gun Arm Cannon, riding a Mechanical Horse.
  • I FUCKING TRAVELED THROUGH TIME AND JUMPED ON A DINOSAUR AND USED IT TO KILL MOTHERFUCKING ROBOT ZOMBIES.
  • Quite a few bosses in Alundra 2. It has such things as: a giant firebreathing cyborg cat, cyborg minotaur, giant robot spider, huge crocodile with a giant mushroom growing on it's back, orange shark with vacuum-powers, statues based on egyptian gods with laser eyes, heart of a robot whale which has huge drill on it's snout, anthropomorphic tiger which can turn itself invicible, cyborg mantis with a monocle, purple cyborg pirate gorilla and lastly, a robot warlock with deattachable head.
  • Two Words: Nazi Zombies.
  • Robot Unicorn Attack: It's a robot, and it's a unicorn! And it has rainbows! And fairies, and stars, and dolphins... it's also one of the most addictive flash games you can play.
  • Billy Vs SNAKEMAN features a villagenote -level subgame, entitled Zombjas.
    • It's worth discussing in some detail how you go about starting Zombjas: Your village can have, for the purposes of maintaining headcount and collecting resources, Biological Robot versions of Ninjas, call Nonjas. The Village Leader can choose to inject a Nonja, with unleashes a Zombja horde, which the village then fights off. In other words, the minigame is started when a Robot Ninja becomes a Zombie Ninja. You heard that right: a Robot Ninja becomes a Zombie Ninja in order for this minigame to happen. All that's missing is a Pirate element, and you'd have the quadfecta[?].
    • High-end PCs are Ninjas, Soul Reapers, Kiras, Kaiju, Desert Scavengers, Interdimentional Police Officers, Robot War Reenactors, Pizza Delivery Boys, and Cheer Brigade Leaders.
  • Trauma Team has in its main cast a ninja princess — well, technically just the heir to a ninja clan, rather than a "true" princess, but it works out to the same thing — endoscopic surgeon.
  • One of the Halloween event mice appearing in MouseHunt, a collecting game on Facebook, is a "zombot unipire", apparently created purely to invoke this trope. Also, to give their artist the rare opportunity to draw a fanged corpse-faced cyborg mouse with a spiral horn on its forehead.
  • Guess who are the main stars in the Zombie mode of Call of Duty: Black Ops? John F Kennedy, Robert Mcnamara, Richard Nixon and Fidel Castro? You heard that right, JFK, Mcnamara, Nixon and Castro fighting zombies!
  • The arcade Bullet Hell game Cyvern. Like the name suggests, you control a cyborg wyvern with guns, rocket launchers, Smart Bombs and a Breath Weapon.
  • Donkey Kong Country 2 has a rollercoaster level inwhich you are persued by a pirate crocodile skeleton ghost.
  • Plants vs. Zombies have a couple of these in the enemies:
    • The Big Bad is a zombie who pilots a giant robot that shoots fire and ice, and throws RVs; there's a zombie dolphin trainer who leaps over your plants (well, most of them anyway) with an undead dolphin, a zombie football player, a zombie Michael Jackson impersonator that summons backup dancers, a zombie suicide bomber mental patient, a zombie businessman whose Berserk Button is having his newspaper destroyed (when he's so close to finishing his Sudoku), and others.
    • The time-travel themed sequel, Plants Vs. Zombies II, has zombie mummies, zombie pirates with zombie parrots, zombie cowboys, zombie cowboys riding robot bulls, zombie chickens, zombie-piloted mecha, and zombies with jetpacks.
  • Gruntilda Winkybunion of the Banjo-Kazooie series seems to fall deeper into this trope with each subsequent game. In Banjo-Tooie she turns into a Zombie Witch, in Banjo-Kazooie: Grunty's Revenge she appears as a Robot Ghost Witch, and in Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts, not only is Gruntilda now a zombie head in a robot body, but during the final battle attacks the heroes on a pirate ship, thus making her a Pirate Zombie Robot Witch.
    • Grunty has a number of more mundane titles she can add to her name as well, including Captain (Rusty Bucket Bay), CEO (Grunty Industries), Aviator (Banjo Pilot), and Mechanic (Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts).
  • The Alone in the Dark series seems to love this trope:
    • The first game has a pirate zombie as a boss.
    • The second game has mobster pirate zombies as your enemies, and a ninja mobster pirate zombie as a boss.
    • The third game has cowboy zombies as your enemies, and a ninja cowboy zombie as a boss.
  • Golden Sun makes this possible with class and equipment combinations, including a Ninja class tree and Ninja Gear armor.
    • In Dark Dawn, one of your player characters is the Fire Adept pirate prince Eoleo. He can access the Ninja class and/or equip Ninja Gear. If you go the Ninja Gear route and leave him in his default class, he can also use his powers to shoot Frickin' Laser Beams. Who needs plot or Character Development when you can have a psychic ninja pirate prince who shoots laser beams?
      • To say nothing of Sveta, who is a kung-fu Wind Adept werewolf princess by storyline alone, and has an exclusive Gladiator class tree. That's right, a pit-fighting kung-fu psychic werewolf princess with electric powers. And she's Moe, too.
  • The player character of Blood, Caleb, is an ageless zombie cowboy. His partners in the second game include a zombie former frat girl, a zombie former circus freak and another zombie cowboy-turned-woman in medieval armor with a cajun accent.
  • Combine this trope with Everything's Better with Princesses and you get this helpful illustration.
  • Nin˛-Jump takes this trope to the extreme: all of the enemies are ninjas crossed with a number of other things.
  • Bug has the first boss, a snail. Or should I say, helicopter-bomber-cowboy snail- it flies with a rotor and drops bombs from its shell. And if Bug is too far away while it's on the ground, it takes out a cowboy hat and two guns, and starts firing at Bug! (ironically, that move makes it a sitting duck)
  • As the recurring lab assistant enemies are revealed to be robots in Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped, you realize you are playing a game with robot knights, robot wizards, robot pirates, robot greasers etc. in it.
  • The Sonic the Hedgehog series is extremely prone to this.
    • One notable example is the Babylon Rogues, consisting of Jet the Hawk, Wave the Swallow, and Storm the Albatross. Apparently they're legendary bird genie thieves FROM SPACE! And they race on Extreme Gear, which in its most common form is, essentially, hoverboards.
    • We also have Captain Whisker from Sonic Rush Adventure, who is a robot pirate.
  • The number one bestselling game on Impulse right now is Space Pirates and Zombies. I think its name is largely responsible.
  • In Mortal Kombat 9 Cyber Sub Zero is a Ninja Robot (one of many others in the game), and when he is resurrected by Quan-Chi as his servant along with most of the other good guys he becomes a Ninja Zombie Robot
    • And Scorpion has been the resident Ninja Zombie from Day 1.
  • The Ninja Warriors and its remake The Ninja Warriors Again have you play as robotic ninjas overthrowing an evil government. One of the bosses in the remake is a robot samurai with a CHAINSAW.
  • The parody RPG Cthulhu Saves The World features a "were-zompire" named Molly in its "Cthulhu's Angels" bonus mode.
    • A tombstone recounts the tragic tale of "Umiko the Ninja Pirate", killed by a robot zombie.
  • Etrian Odyssey III has Buccaneers (Pirates in the Japanese version) and Ninjas. Thanks to the subclass system, it's possible to eventually have a literal pirate-ninja or ninja-pirate. Furthermore, roughly halfway through the game, you can unlock the Yggdroid (Android in the Japanese version) class, allowing you to make robot-pirates or robot-ninja.
  • Arkista's Ring pits an Elf Action Girl against an evil Shogun and his ninja minions.
  • The Big Bad and final boss of Wonder Boy In Monster Land is an alien robot dragon.
  • While the Casual Video Game Jojo's Fashion Show and Jojo's Fashion Show 2 doesn't have actual fantasy creatures, some styles included are pirate gypsy and flamenco punk. The pirate gypsy one ends up coming off more like steampunk, though.
  • No More Heroes has several of these, such as Shinobu, the afro ninja schoolgirl.
  • Pandora's Guardian, one of the bosses in God of War, a giant, armored, demonic, fire-breathing zombie minotaur.
  • Several champs in League of Legends might qualify, but the best example is probably Urgot. He's a Robot Zombie, and has a Giant Enemy Crab skin to boot. But what really puts him over the top is that gameplay-wise, he was initially designed as a ranged-DPS-mage-tank hybrid. The developers and players alike didn't quite know what to do with him at first.
  • In The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, your character has the soul of a Dragon. This person could also be a thief, fighter or mage or some combination of the three, the champion of several god/demon beings simultaneously, vampire or werewolf (but not both, sadly) and one of nine races including a Half-Elf, an Orc or a Lizard/Cat Person.
    • It is possible via a glitch to be a Werepyre, but it has since been patched out. There are also plenty of mods that allow it.
  • It is perfectly possible to end up as a blaster-toting Goblin Lich in Might and Magic VII.
  • In Mass Effect 3, Cerberus has telekinetic cyborg ninjas.
    • And Shepard, an undead cyborg (possibly) telekinetic Space Marine.
    • And of course there are husks, which are pretty much zombie robots in SPACE!!
    • Banshees are psychic alien vampire zombie cyborgs.
    • The Reapers themselves are giant robot-insect/cuttlefish-spaceships. And Mass Effect 2 reveals they're made of processed organic beings, so that makes them zombies, too.
  • Artix Entertainment Brings us the Dracowerepyre, which is Vampire Werewolf Dragon
  • Frank Horrigan from Fallout 2 is a Super Mutant Cyborg Secret Service Agent.
  • Caesar's Legion from Fallout: New Vegas are Roman Spartan Aztec Slaver Raiders, while their sworn enemy, the New California Republic, is based off of America during the frontier days of The Wild West, with their elite Ranger units being Cowboy SWAT Army Commandos.
    • The Ghost People from Dead Money are hazmat ninja zombies, and The Lobotomites from Old World Blues are cyborg zombies.
  • Fallout 3's expansion pack Operation: Anchorage has Chinese Communist Ninjas.
  • Final Fantasy I has the Minotaur Zombie and the Dragon Zombie.
  • In Super Robot Wars UX, Tiberius resurrects the Skrugg as zombies. By the way, the Skrugg are basically space roaches.
  • Corvo from Dishonored is a Steampunk Ninja Wizard.
  • Juliet of Lollipop Chainsaw is a chainsaw-wielding cheerleader zombie-hunter.
  • A recurring enemy type throughout the World of Mana franchise is the martial-artist werewolves.
  • FTL: Faster Than Light brings us Space Pirates. Who will sometimes be Mantises or Rockmen.
  • While not quite as extreme as others, in Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare, Herbert Moon blames the Zombie Apocalypse on the Jewish British Catholic Homosexual Elites, something that John Marston treats with equal amounts of sarcasm and confusion.
  • For the first five games in the Might and Magic series the Big Bad and the Big Good were robot wizards from outer space (that is, they are spellcasting androids deployed from another world) whose job was to protect a medieval fantasy world from threats (one of them went rogue and started chucking worlds into stars — and at one point hijack a world to use as a spaceship — while the other remained loyal to his makers and their ideals of not chucking their experimental worlds into stars). In the eight game, the cause of the catastrophe is a robot wizard from outer space (see above) whose job is to travel around the galaxy and fight alien demons (if necessary blowing up planets along the way) and who lives in a castle made out of a giant skull.
  • Fossil Fighters Champions has zombie dinosaurs. The game's resident evildoers all use animate dinosaur skeletons to start, and later on in the game, fully-fleshed zombiesaurs make an appearance. The Final Boss, Zongazonga, is a dinosaur zombie wizard.
  • Chipp Zanuff is a Goth Ninja Otaku Drug Dealer Politician.
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