Oscar winning actor Forest Whitaker once said “Stereotypes do exist, but we have to walk through them.”  Truer words have never been spoken and the presence of derogatory archetypes can sadly be found by the heaps in video gaming. Stereotypes can be sexual (eye candy with giant breasts and little brains), racial (black, white, Hispanic, Asian) or based on sexual orientation. Regardless of the offensive nature, there are characters in our most beloved of franchises to our most obscure that have set us all back a few decades or centuries. Some of these are easier to miss while playing as they are presented in harmless fashion while others smack you right in the face.  Here is Complex’s Top 15 Stereotypical characters.

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