Brains in Video Games

Check out Mother Brain from the Metroid series.

What other brains are featured in video games?

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Even not taking into account all the stories about zombies and brainssss, there is a giant brain-in-a-jar in Baldur's Gate II. It is the boss of the mind-flayers.

By Jérôme ^ (not verified) on 18 Jun 2008 #permalink

Dead Head Fred is a game where the main character has his head removed and replaced with a brain in a jar.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2ocxOHffLg

Great game for the PSP, dark and funny... and starring the voice acting of John C. McGinley of "Scrubs" fame :)

By Architeuthis (not verified) on 19 Jun 2008 #permalink

Don't forget Krang from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Not sure what game (if any) he was in, but certainly a main character of the series...

Aren't we all forgetting Andross's brain in StarFox 64? Apparently, brains are highly resilient outside of the cerebellum.

By The Yellow Emperor (not verified) on 23 Jun 2008 #permalink

There's lots and lots of brains in the Destroy All Humans series. In the first two, you need to use your superior alien telepathy to make human brains explode out of their skulls to collect alien DNA.

And the brains are a lovely turquoise colour when they pop out.