Joke characters have been used throughout video game history for developers to jest and poke fun at the stereotypes, standards and expectations associated with their specific branches of gaming.

These characters are meant to shatter the fundamentals of the game and break down the fourth wall in order to yield a comedic response from gamers. Playing as a joke character tends to be a distinct challenge since they usually have their statistics drastically reduced. As a result, success with using a joke character is associated with high renown and reflects a mastery of the game.

Be prepared for the good, the bad and the funny as we point and laugh at the 10 best joke characters in video games.

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