Gaming's biggest bastard birds

Videogames have seen many archetypal enemies over the years, from Russian terrorists to rotting zombies. Most of these familiar faces come and go without a problem, but there has always been one type of traditional enemy that never fails to make its presence both known and regretted: Birds.

Big bastard birds, in fact. These feathery fiends have been antagonizing gamers for nigh on twenty years, providing frustration from above in every game they've ever infested. Developers absolutely love using these beaky buggers to harrass gamers, and it's high time they stopped. To stress this point, we've isolated eight of the most bastardly birds in videogame history. Read on as we give these eggy twats the lambasting they deserve.