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10 of the Most Iconic Weapons in Video Games

by AlexJanuary 25, 2017

Video games are filled with iconic heroes and stories, but does heroes would not be able to complete their missions without the assistance of a variety of weapons that helps in their quest quest against evil and to survive their foes, we bring you a list of 10 of ten iconic weapons in videogames.

1.- Cloud’s Buster Sword. – Final Fantasy Series.

This sword has to be one of the most recognized weapons in the whole video game community, This sword is wielded by the main protagonist of Final Fantasy VII Cloud Strife. This giant single edged broadsword is around 5 or 6 feet long, this massive blade is also 1 foot wide. Without a doubt this is a weapon that everyone who plays any kind of videogames has at least heard of it at some point.

2.- The Master Sword. – Legend of Zelda.

This weapon is the most powerful in Link’s armory of weapons, the power of this sword also play a super important role in the storyline of the game. This is probably one of the most important and iconic weapons in the history of video games.

3.- The Keyblade. – Kingdom Hearts.

These are the iconic weapons of the Kingdom Hearts franchise, this swords resemble keys. There are different kinds of keyblades and without a doubt one of the most iconic ones is Sora’s Keyblade which is the one that is usually seen in the hands of Sora, the main character of the series.

4.- Portal Gun. – Portal.

This weapon does not shoot lethal projectiles, instead, it creates and places portals on any white surface, it can create two portals simultaneously and they are connected to each other. The user of this weapon has to use their brain and intellect to defeat their foes and overcome the challenges presented to them.

5.- The BFG 9000. – DOOM.

This very iconic weapon has appeared in different games but it was first seen during the first entry to the DOOM franchise. The BFG is a large energy weapon that fires giant balls of great plasma, his potential for destruction is unmatched and it is a weapon to be feared.

6.- Plasma Cutter. – Dead Space.

There are different variations of this improvised weapon the most popular being the 211-V Plasma Cutter, which was designed and manufactured for mining operations . This tool utilizes two alignment blades and three guiding lights to help the user cut accurately through soft minerals and tissue if the need be.

7.- The Lancer. – Gears of War.

The Mk. 2 Lancer assault rifle is the staple gun of the COG (Coalition of Ordered Governments) from the Gears of War universe, this soldiers utilize this weapon in their war against the Locust. This assault rifle has an extensive magazine and it is an upgraded version of the Mk. 1 version in which the standard bayonet was replaced by a Chainsaw bayonet to maximum killing power against the Locust.

8.- Covenant Energy Sword. – Halo.

This Covenant weapon is usually wielded by the Elites, who are a race of proud warriors that value honor above everything else. This weapon consist of a curved hilt that contains a energy storage module and another module that releases the energy and gives the shape of the blades. This weapon is extremely lethal in the hands of an experienced warrior.

9.- Blades of Chaos. – God of War.

This blades were personally forged by the god of war Ares and they were meant for a worthy servant. After Kratos pledged his life to the god of war Ares had the Blades of Chaos delivered to Kratos to use against their enemies. Later he will use this weapons to take on the gods themselves after he killed his family during a rage induced by Ares.

10.- Hidden hand blade. – Assassin’s Creed

This is the standard weapon utilized by the members of the Assassin’s Order. This blade is a inconspicuous way to dispose of targets in a swift and silent way. The blade required the user to remove one of his fingers in order to utilize this blade until Ezio Auditore took the blueprints to Leonardo Da Vinci, who modified it to get rid of this unnecessary sacrifice.

This is our list of ten iconic weapons in video games if we miss one that you think it should be here please let us know in the comment section.

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