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11 Video Game Characters Who Smoke

Antonov – The King Of Fighters XIV

The King Of Fighters XIV is a fighting game in from The King Of Fighters series that is developed by SNK and published by SNK, Atlus USA and Deep Silver in 2016. Antonov is a brand new character that was added to The King Of Fighters XIV video game, he is a Russian billionaire and the self-proclaimed first champion of The King Of Fighters tournament. He is known for having a fat cigar in his mouth at most times in cutscenes and even sometimes while fighting.

Big Smoke – GTA: San Andreas

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is an action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games in 2004. Big Smoke also is known as Melvin Harris is one of the main characters in GTA: San Andreas, he is a member of the Grove Street Families. His nickname comes from his big size and also for his love of cigars and cigarettes.

Manny – Grim Fandango

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Grim Fandango is an adventure game developed by LucasArts and published by LucasArts in 1998. The game combines Aztec beliefs and film noir art styles to create the theme and art style, in a world of the Dead based on the Aztec belief of the afterlife. Manny is the protagonist of the game, he is a travel agent in the Department Of Death. Due to the game’s heavy influence from the noir art style heavy influenced by modern France, a lot of the characters including Manny smoke cigars.

Bill Overbeck – Left 4 Dead

Left 4 Dead is a cooperative first-person shooter zombie video game developed by Valve South and published by Valve Corporation in November 2008 for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and the OS X. Simply known as Bill by fans of the game, he is a retired Vietnam veteran of the US Army 1st Special Forces Group. He always has a cigarette in his mouth even while machine gunning hordes of zombies.

Captain Price – Call Of Duty Series

Captain Price, real name John Price is a British special forces soldier and a protagonist of the Modern Warfare franchise and other Call Of Duty spin-offs, he along with General Shepherd and Soap team up to take down Russian ultranationalist Vladimir Makarov who is trying to start World War 3.

Basically Every Character – Yakuza 4

Yakuza 4 is a video game developed and published by SEGA in 2010 for the PlayStation 3. The game is set in the city of Kamurocho with Yakuza 4 standing out from the other Yakuza titles for having four playable characters in the single-player story. In the game literally, everyone smokes which is something the developers did based on the fact that smoking is still very popular in Japan with 1 in 4 people in Japan being smokers.

Spy – Team Fortress 2

Team Fortress 2 is a team-based multiplayer shooter developed and published by Valve Corporation in 2007 for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, OS X and Linux. The Spy is one of the nine characters in the game, he is a sneaky character with the ability to go invisible and backstab enemies allowing to kill enemies instantly regardless of what their health is if the health is successful, he also has the ability to sap the buildings built by enemy engineers. The Spy is a sassy American agent who is known for having a cigarette in his mouth in trailers and also in taunts.

Duke Nukem – Duke Nukem Forever

Duke Nukem Forever is a first-person shooter video game developed by 3D Realms and published by 2K Games in 2011 for Microsoft Windows, the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and OS X. Duke Nukem is a legendary video game character that first appeared in video games in the 1990’s in the Duke Nukem video game. A cigar in his mouth is his trademark pose with Nukem appearing with a cigar in his mouth on countless game covers, promotional posters, and comics.

Solid Snake – Metal Gear Solid

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Solid Snake, real name David is a former spy, special operations soldier, mercenary and is known as ‘the man who makes the impossible possible’ he is the protagonist of the Metal Gear Solid video game series. He was created during the ‘Les Enfants Terribles’ which was a United States Government project during the 1970’s which aimed to produce clones of the best soldier in the world known as the Big Boss. Solid Snake smoking a cigarette is a pretty common site during cinematics and even during loading screens.

Sean Devlin – The Saboteur

The Saboteur is a neo-noir open-world third-person video game developed by Pandemic Studios and published by Electronic Arts, the game is set during the Second World War in Nazi-occupied France. Sean Devlin is the protagonist of the video game, he is an Irish heavy drinking and smoking racecar mechanic who is a regular on the Paris tracks. He gets trapped in France after the Nazis take over and is forced to help his friends and the resistance in defeating them and driving them out of France.

Niko Bellic – GTA IV

GTA IV is an action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games in 2008 for the Playstation 3, the Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows. Niko Bellic is the Serbian protagonist of GTA IV, having grown up in the former state of Yugoslavia he has emigrated to the USA to work for various organized crime syndicates and also as a hired gun in Liberty City.

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