The 12 most misunderstood videogame villains

One reason we like games is that the stakes are high. The good guys are really good, the bad guys are really bad, and the princesses are really doe-eyed. But sometimes, games manage to work in villains that operate in shades of gray… and other times, they accidentally make a villain out of the most sympathetic guy in the story. Here are 12 videogame bad guys who, all things considered, you could probably grab a beer with and have a fine time - and a few heroes who, on deeper reflection, are kind of dicks.