TOP 5 FIGHTING GAME SIBLINGS
WRITTEN BY: ZaMBoNi
Is blood thicker than water when it comes to gaming? Fighting games are no doubt built on rivalries and good versus evil narratives. They are the foundational storylines that support and adds that extra element in fighting games. There is however one aspect that can bring the tension to new heights and that is one involving blood. Storylines involving the sibling facet transcends across all types of video game genres. None of which has more impact than fighting games concerning that element. Whether they are working side by side or have an eternal vendetta there is nothing more intriguing than the parallel between brothers and sisters. Here are the Top 5 Siblings in Fighting Video games!
#5 Dante and Vergil
Game- Ultimate Marvel V.S Capcom 3
Release Date- November 15, 2011
Synopsis- These Two demonic brothers make the list due to their unworldly powers and flashy move sets. Whether its Dante’s Gun totting artillery or Vergil’s quick slashes these brothers sure do know how to fight with flair and style.
#4 Jacky and Sarah Bryant
Game- Virtua Fighter
Release Date- October 1993
Synopsis- Yes, it is time to pay homage to one of the forgotten siblings in fighting games. The Bryants are well trained in Jeet Kune Do, a martial arts technique founded by Bruce Lee. Both seem to have a pension for risks as Jacky has a love for speed and Sarah has an affinity for sky diving. Any way you look at it these two deserve respect and a spot on the top 5 list.
#3 Sophitia and Cassandra Alexandra
Game- Soul Calibur 2
Release Date- July 5, 2002
Synopsis- These two shield and sword wielding sisters are no question two of the most effective characters in the SoulCalibur series. Sophitia has long waged war with the evils of the Soul Edge while Cassandra, her younger sister, came into the fray due to inspiration from her older sister. Cassandra more than holds her own as she adds her own unique style to the fighting game series.
#2 Terry and Andy Bogard
Game- Fatal Fury
Release Date- November 25, 1991
Synopsis- The sons of Jeff Bogard from Southtown. Terry and Andy Bogard are very recognizable siblings in the fighting game universe. They both were driven by the same goal of defeating Geese Howard in the King of Fighters tournament to avenge the death of their father. Though Terry usually gets the most attention there is still something to be said about Andy’s resolve by appearing in almost every Fatal Fury.
#1 Anna and Nina Williams
Release Date- December 9, 1994
Synopsis- To be honest the number one spot for this list really was not close at all. The dynamic between Anna and Nina has always been a part of the Tekken Series. Both Daughters of a slain Assassin, there story involves many different perspectives from Nina’s strong silent type to Anna’s more vibrant provocative style. Add in Nina’s issues dealing with Amnesia and you have a storyline that hasn’t gone stale over the years. These sisters are certainly nothing to mess around with.
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