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Best video game villains of all time

Who would Mario be without his Koopa Troopers, Link without Ganondorf, Pong pad 1 without Pong pad 2?

We've looked back through decades of gaming to record the greatest villains and opponents to have reared their ugly heads. Only those who have been truly memorable have found inclusion, thanks to their quips, their sound effects, or the amount of times they caused us to throw our controllers at the TV.

We can't emphasise strongly enough that these are our favourites, and as such we'd love to hear who you'd include on your own list. Why not post your own top five in the comments below.

(Images: Games Press)

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