These Bunnies Kick-Ass
Every year, people around the world enjoy the Easter period by devouring an absurd number of chocolate eggs. Although this is a great activity, gamers still need something to play with whilst stuffing their faces full of cocoa goodness. To keep with the theme, I have compiled a list of video games that feature some badass bunnies. Check them out below.
Sam and Max Save the World – Max
Private investigators, Sam and Max, are a hilarious duo that solve mysteries in wonderful point-and-click adventures by Telltale Games. Max is a wise guy that spews edgy and witty quips at any given opportunity. Contrasting his innocent appearance, his use of vulgar language helps to make him an iconic rabbit in Video games.
Pokémon Sword and Shield – Scorbunny
The Pokémon series has a fluffle of rabbits, however, one leaps higher than its cute counterparts: Scorbunny. With its slick soccer theme, the fiery sporting bunny is a great starter character in the monster collection series. When evolved to Cinderace, it can launch burning balls into the face of its foe–total badass.
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle – Rabbid Peach
The bizarre crossover of Mario and Rabbids spawned one of the greatest tactical games in the medium. In addition to this, it also introduced several rabbid versions of classic characters. Standing out from the crowd is Rabbid Peach. Full of confidence and sass, she is often pictured taking selfies. Not only is she thoroughly amusing, injecting life and personality into the chaotic Rabbids, but she is also a brilliant defensive character that should be on any team.
F.I.S.T.: Forged In Shadow Torch – Rayton
Hopping away from the adorable representation that games tend to portray the long-eared mammals with is Rayton. He is a cynical war veteran who fights against government control. Armed with a gigantic metal arm, you will smash your way through numerous enemies in a stunning Metroidvania that is a must for fans of the genre.
Cuphead – Hopus Pocus
Rabbits and magic have been linked since Louis Comte pulled one out of a hat. Cuphead takes this idea and turns it into a memorable but also easily missable boss fight on space 5 of the King Dice sequence. With a crazed look in his eyes and a manic grin, you will have to avoid the number of tricky projectiles Hopus Pocus will throw at you. Even though this is buried in another fight, it features a stunning battle that celebrates 1930s culture and cartoons.
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past – Bunny Link
Nestled within this masterpiece is the cute, defenceless, pink bunny version of Link. If you enter the Dark World without the Moon Pearl, you transform into this fluffy iteration of the Hylian hero. While this doesn’t offer much in terms of gameplay, it’s a strange and unforgettable segment in one of the greatest franchises in video games.
Fire Emblem: Awakening – Panne and Yarne
The Taguel double act are the last remaining members of the shape-shifting race. Full of personality, Yarne and Panne contrast one another perfectly. Timid and brave, aloof and grounded, their personality characteristics clash hilariously. However, they are both lethal bunnies on the battlefield.
Star Fox 64 – Peppy Hare
A veteran in flight navigation, Peppy helps guide Fox McCloud on his many adventures. While he is most known for shouting, “Do a barrel roll!” to the pilot, his experience is invaluable. Without this wily ol’ hare, we wouldn’t have the countless barrel roll memes that flood the internet. Due to that, he deserves a spot on our list.
Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit – Prince Ash
Okay, the game itself is average but the protagonist is a bonafide badass. This undead, buzzsaw-wielding bunny dwells in hell. Full of humor, Prince Ash’s self-absorbed personality shines during this amusing adventure.
Kaze and the Wild Masks – Kaze
Taking inspiration from 90s cartoons and Donkey Kong, Kaze and the Wild Masks is a magical mash-up of nostalgia. Leading the charge is Kaze, a blue rabbit reminiscent of Tiny Toons’ Buster Bunny. With the ability to don different Masks, she can take to the air, cut through the sea, and sprint relentlessly through perfectly plotted levels. With a ton of options in her arsenal, Kaze can kick the butt of anything that gets in her way.
What do you think about our list? Did we miss your favorite game that stars a rabbit? Whilst you are here, why not check out our Top 10 Video Game Rabbits list here? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook or Twitter.
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