Which Gaming Father Figure Are You?

Father’s Day is upon us, and this year we have rounded up the best games showcasing all the great dads out there!

Many video games include father figures, who put everything on the line to protect and nurture their children – biological or otherwise.

To celebrate Father’s Day this year, Kinguin.net has released a list of top five video games which feature father characters who have reached true dad status! The list showcases a variety of different types of father figures, from the resilient father to the multitasking father. Who do you want to be?

The Resilient Father – Ethan Winters in Resident Evil Village

Resident Evil Village
Courtesy of Capcom

In Resident Evil Village, a survival horror game, Ethan Winters conquers neverending obstacles to save his newborn daughter, Rosemary. Showing great courage, he demonstrates just how far a father is willing to go to save his child, paying the ultimate sacrifice with his life.

The Protective Father – Lee Everett in The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead
Courtesy of Telltale Games

The Walking Dead is an episodic graphic adventure game, where Lee not only saves, but protects his surrogate daughter Clementine in the midst of a zombie apocalypse. He dedicates the rest of his life to defending Clementine at all costs.

The Dedicated Father – Kazuma Kiryu in Yakuza Series

Courtesy of Sega

In the Yakuza series, a third-person open world action-adventure game, Kazuma proves that though he may not have biological children of his own, he is no less of a father. Looking past his harsh exterior, Kazuma takes Haruka under his wing, and eventually starts an orphanage of his own, to care and support children in need.

The Supernatural Father – Geralt of Rivia in the Witcher 3

The Witcher 3
Courtesy of CD Projekt Red

In The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the third installment of the action role-playing series, Geralt is on the hunt to protect the only person he considers kin, Ciri. Their unspoken bond highlights the endearing love of a father, who would move heaven and earth to save her.

The Multitasking Father: Octodad: Dadliest Catch 

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Last, but not least, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, is a third-person adventure game about destruction, deception, and fatherhood. Are you dad enough to control the titular octopus father as he strives to hide his nautical nature from his family whilst keeping his tangled tentacles intact?

So which type of dad do you best represent in the games listed above? And are you interested in treating yourself to a game with a super father figure for yourself to enjoy this Father’s Day? All of these titles can be bought quickly and safely to play on PC through the Kinguin.net platform. You can also check deal.kinguin.net/c/weekend for some extra weekend deals.

About Kinguin:

Kinguin is a global leading video games marketplace with a mission to enhance gamers’ experiences anywhere and anytime. Established in 2013, it is best known for the digital trading platform Kinguin.net. The global video games marketplace, with more than 10 million registered users, offers over 50,000 unique digital products, from video games to computer software and services. Kinguin is also a major supporter of the esports industry, recognized as one the first large-scale sponsors of esports tournaments, events, and organizations. The company has established two physical esports facilities in Europe. Kinguin Esports Performance Center is one of the most professional and advanced esports training facilities in Europe. Kinguin Esports Lounge is among the most innovative locations for everyone with a passion for gaming.

Lead image courtesy of Telltale Games

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