Move Something: The 12 Most Acrobatic Characters In Video Games

3. Strider, Strider series

Bill and Lance from Contra got the whole hanging-from-ceilings thing down, Shinobi has the whole ninja-being-a-badass thing down, but only Strider Hiryu has got both things down.  And while Ryu Hayabusa from Ninja Gaiden gives him a good run for his money, only Strider is flipping around, running down cliffs only to fling himself off of them, and wrecking mechanical apes with his hyper blade like a pro. When the big bad guy said he’d never leave Eurasia alive, we all knew he would. With gusto!

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