Damn I got to fight the protagonist of the previous game

A list of games where a sequel of a game series where you get put to fight against the protagonist of the previous game (will possibly update)

Devil May Cry 4
Devil May Cry 4
Dante - now we have to suffer how op Dante is from the other side and man is it difficult
Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
Ike - the chapters where the dawn brigade and the greil mercenaries fight each other are some of the best parts of radiant dawn
Yakuza 4
Yakuza 4
Kiryu - I never felt so much fear when I realized I had to fight kiryu and win
Xenoblade Chronicles 3: Future Redeemed
Xenoblade Chronicles 3: Future Redeemed
Shulk and Rex - this dlc was just pure fanservice and having to fight the two was just as great
Persona 5 Royal
Persona 5 Royal
Makoto (p3) and Yu (p4) - this is a technicality since it's optional
Pokémon HeartGold Version
Pokémon HeartGold Version
Red - gen 2 is not my favorite but battling red is one of the best moments in pokemon ever
Marvel's Spider-Man 2
Marvel's Spider-Man 2
Spiderman/Peter Parker - I never thought I would hear and needed to hear Yuri Lowenthal Bully McGuire
Sonic Adventure 2
Sonic Adventure 2
Sonic - insert the faker line haha so funny
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Claude - a race is a fight right?
Shin Megami Tensei V
Shin Megami Tensei V
Demi Fiend - never laugh at a guy with funny tattoos and a pixie
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Hero of Time - I had to double check this one because i wasnt sure if it was just a game theory but this is very cool to know it's true
Pokémon White Version 2
Pokémon White Version 2
Red - bro where were you no one knew where your ass was for years
Shadow the Hedgehog
Shadow the Hedgehog
Sonic (again) - I AM ALL OF ME🗣️🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga
Demi Fiend - I am not sure I'll ever attempt this fight
Pokémon Sun
Pokémon Sun
Red (again) - At least he's not alone anymore
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II
Lloyd - I wish I didn't find this out making this list lol
Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest
Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest
Marth, Ike, Lucina and Robin - For the price of a overpriced toy you can fight your favorite fire emblem characters :)
Yakuza: Like a Dragon
Yakuza: Like a Dragon
Kiryu - I'm still impressed they managed to make so many games with him
Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion
Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion
Agent 3 - I never got around to actually playing this series
Mega Man X5
Mega Man X5
Zero - this series has way too many games
Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic (again) and Shadow: i really think this game has potential too bad it's a mess of a game

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1 month ago

banger list!!
South park fractured but whole

1 month ago

basically every shovel knight sequel: plague of shadows (fighting shovel knight), specter of torment (fighting plague knight), king of cards (fighting specter knight)

1 month ago

Deus Ex: Invisible War. Though it is optional, I don't think there's ever a path that prevents you from fighting JC Denton.

1 month ago

Damn, a lot more games do this than I thought.

30 days ago

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30 days ago

- Yakuza LaD for similar reasons to Yakuza 4
- Trails of Cold Steel 2 where you face Lloyd in the divertissement.
- Some Tales Of games feature cameo battles where you fight protagonists from the previous games.
- Fire Emblem Fates has Amiibo DLC where you fight lords of previous games to recruit them.

29 days ago

Blaster Master Zero III
Tales From the Borderlands you QTE Brick and Mordecai
Resident Evil 6 you fight Jill

28 days ago

Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver
Yakuza 5, Yakuza 6, Yakuza LAD, Like a Dragon Gaiden (Kaito) and Infinite Wealth

27 days ago

Donkey Kong Jr

27 days ago

drakengard 2 also fits for this

27 days ago

Mega man zx advent
Nioh 2

27 days ago

Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion has you fight Agent 3 (the original protagonist) from the first game as the penultimate boss, with a much harder superboss version available as well as a 100% completion bonus.

27 days ago

Mega Man X5
Lisa: The Joyful
Castlevania Symphony of the Night
Postal: Brain Damaged
Prototype 2
Sonic The Hedgehog (2006)

27 days ago

Spoiler alert, but a certain game by Naughty Dog is missing from this list...

27 days ago

Armored Core does this more than once, in 2 and For Answer! Verdict Day probably doesn't count? Different character using the machine that the AC4 protag used in For Answer, but not while he was actually protag. But I've mentioned it so nobody can consider it an obvious omission.

27 days ago

gloirous list brother!
Fallout: Dust does this, excellent idea for a list btw

27 days ago

Dragon Quest Builders 1, you fight the fallen DQ1 hero that plunged the world into darkness by accepting the Dragonlord's offer and being cursed

27 days ago

The Last of Us?

25 days ago

Does it count that you fight Dante in SMT3? Not the same series but I guess it's just as exciting for a fan.

24 days ago

In Silksong you can fight the protagonist from HK

14 days ago

In Armored Core 2 you fight Leos Klein who was the protagonist of Master of Arena and in Armored Core: For Answer you fight White Glint who's pilot is actually your character from Armored Core 4

14 days ago

prototype 2!!

13 days ago

As of like 2 days ago, Octopath traveller 2

13 days ago

Also Fire Emblem 3 hopes (against byleth)

13 days ago

in Sonic Heroes you fight every team twice. in Sonic Adventure you fight Knuckles both as Sonic and Tails, and fight Sonic as Knuckles


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