Top 10 Video Games Rulers!


Whether it's with an iron fist or a gentle hand, these characters rule. The are the kings, queens, emperors, princes and princesses, chiefs and rulers of all kinds that come from the realm of video games! Welcome to and today we’ll be counting down the Top 10 Videogame Rulers.

00:32 #10. Oryx, The Taken King
01:23 #9. Emperor Uriel Septim VII
02:23 #8. Princess Zelda
03:21 #7. Shao Khan
04:12 #6. Urdnot Wrex
05:05 #5. Arthas Menethil
06:02 #4. Emperor Emhyr
06:57 #3, #2 & #1: ????

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Author ( ago)
Play some of the games featured on this list:
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition - PlayStation 4 Emperor Uriel Septim VII
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Wii U Princess Zelda
Mass Effect Trilogy - Xbox 360 Urdnot Wrex

Author Hybrant's Way ( ago)
Wait it says that the video was released in March 17, 2017 in the description! How????

Author GrimmR ( ago)
Warcraft III : Reign of chaos (2002), NOT 2004

Author Alex Gray ( ago)
how about king mickey from kingdom hearts series!!!??????

Author spongeyspikes09 ( ago)
ha! Fuck Zelda, the character k?

Author japhygato ( ago)
Just clicked because the title is super confusing. Y'all need to work on that... or don't. I guess it did cause me to click on it.

But seriously, video game is singular and plural. Like moose. Not knowing that really hurts your credibility on the subject.

Author Zikkeboi ( ago)
Graham? :/

Author Andy Skied ( ago)
Bowser is king. he's the best.

Author Chris Taylor ( ago)
extremely suprised to not see Diablo on here

Author someone ( ago)
at least put Arthas and Emhyr top 2
not these shitty 2 be on top 2

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Author Bob Jones ( ago)
PAGAN MIN?!???!???!??????? Y IS HE NOT ON HERE??!???!???!???!?

Author 331Giselerox ( ago)
Yay Cecil! ❤

Author ian moone ( ago)
The Protagonist from Saints Row??!?

Author Zlatko Pavlović ( ago)
mojjo super su ti videi vec sam ih lajkao 2009 jako su super pozz za tebe.

Author Jon Crawford ( ago)
Daphnes Nohansen Hyrule

Author Jerek Headrick ( ago)
Asgore in honorable mentions? Yeah, okay. He was kinda a terrible king.

Author Kyero ( ago)
Yep knew they'd use Fem Shep

Author dimitri kats ( ago)
Reason: NO KING DEDEDE!!!!!!!

Author furyberserk ( ago)
Number 1 better not be Peach!!!!

Author VixXstazosJOB ( ago)
eveytime i feel ZENO from DB being the ruler of all makes no sense, i remember Katamary Damacy and that problem gets solved lol

Author VixXstazosJOB ( ago)
was about to happy trigger a dislike due to Zelda being so low and dat mainstream boring childish number 3 beating the likes of Arthur and Shao Kan..... but THEN i saw number 1 and the forces moved to the other side for the insta like lol, FF4 is still on my holy square - not pun intended - of best FF games due to him XD

Author Phillip Keen ( ago)
ok list but no Lord Gywn?

Author Kayleen's World ( ago)
Oh I hope Asgore from "Undertale" is in "Top 10 Video Games Rulers!".

(Haven't watched "Top 10 Video Games Rulers!" yet)

Author Ehouse33 ( ago)
That Thumbnail of Zelda is enough for me to click.

Author epicanime009 ( ago)
Damn Damn Damn Damn DAMN! I still dont have breath of the wild, FUCK

Author Eric ( ago)
Ulfric Stormcloak jarl of Windhelm and leader of the storcloak rebellion should at least be an honourable mention

Author Tye the Monado Boy ( ago)
Egil from Xenoblade Chronicles should definitely have been on this list.

Also Ike is better than Chrom.

Author XSpectrum ( ago)
Flemeth from Dragon Age?

Author Corbin Moon ( ago)
I did click on it because of Zelda I am A die hard LOZ fan

Author Oh GTFO ( ago)
Where's Prince of Persia?

Author Charlie Alexander ( ago)
When it came to number 8 I was praying for no breath of the wild spoilers

Author Sinraiser ( ago)

Author NexusRev ( ago)
Am I the only one who thinks Mateus from Final Fantasy II deserved the top spot instead of Cecil?

Author QwantumSpase ChezBergr ( ago)
WHERE IS SAURON FROM SHADOW OF MORDOR AND SHADOW OF WAR!?!?!? And lord of the rings and hobbit

Author Mitchell Morrison ( ago)
i kinda expected jack from borderlands

Author Dnny_ Pttr ( ago)
I'm just wondering where is JIN KAZAMA?

Author Kyle garcia ( ago)
Didn't even watch the video just went straight to the breath of the wild part .

Author Ying Dong ( ago)
I'm not buying a Switch until they make the screen of diamond.

Author Nikola Peh ( ago)
Michael Corleone xD

Author super dennis ( ago)

Author TheShadowHunter ( ago)
if you were going to pick a ruler from the final fantasy series, you could've gone with noctis, regis, ashe, garnet or even edgar. don't get me wrong, cecil is a good choice, just a little outdated is all and the series offers such variety

Author StaticShock42 ( ago)
I'm a little disappointed that Mickey from Kingdom Hearts didn't make the list or even honorable mentions.

Author Low Priority Lord ( ago)
fvck no luca blight?

Author pikachu 1050 ( ago)
why is everybody hating on zelda?

Author Akatsuki016 ( ago)
1# Gwyn Lord of Cynder originally the lord of sunlight , dark souls ok fuck u watchmojo

Author Sonicexe THE HEDGEHOG ( ago)
I felt that the Lord Of Darkness Dracula should have been in this list

Author alket sadedinaj ( ago)
You heathens!! What about the emperor in warhammer!!

Author Parminder Singh ( ago)
the queen of the awoken is hot. Oh Mara Sov, why did you die?

Author Iron Sword GAMING ( ago)
Doesn't the lich king looks like PopularMMOs aka pat's minecraft skin?

Author Destin The Gamer Gecko ( ago)
i thought oryx was one of the most badass villains in games

Author Adrijan Stipanović ( ago)
final fantasy xv king Regis?

Author vrej keuhnelian ( ago)
What about dr eggman

Author SolidChief Link ( ago)
Princess Zelda is the best ruler in all of video games. In fact, not just video games, but also video games combined with movies, books and tv. Get your fucking act together.

Author klaudio mustafaj ( ago)
the clickbait is real

Author Noob Plays ( ago)
Artanis,Arturus Mengsk?

Author Haman Karn ( ago)
Where the fuck is Cao Cao?

Author Ashley80005 ( ago)
Wow this list was awful....

Author Cathal Grogan ( ago)
And Peach not even on honourable mentions oh come on!

Author Fleuria aria ( ago)
regis where are you ?!?

Author Joshua Green ( ago)
We need another top 10 rulers. Preferably male and female. There's just so many.

Author ozzman123 ( ago)
where the fuck is Liu bei, Cao Cao and Sun Quan from dynasty warriors

Author Red and Black Cat ( ago)
They should make a Top 10 Fire Emblem rulers list.

Author Chris Hodgson ( ago)
do a top 10 witcher moments

Author Strafka ( ago)
Cecil? Really? I thought you would go for Kefka?

Author Benny Moonwalker ( ago)
not bad

Author Shadow Gamer ( ago)
seriously they used zelda as clickbait

Author xiao xiao ( ago)
Here because Zelda

Author djstona ( ago)
very well chosen with cecil was thinkin this hole video how can u talk about rulers and not mention one of the ff series xD

Author BlueKnight000 ( ago)
you think you can just put zelda at #8 and make ASGORE AN HONORABLE MENTION. Top 10 lists these days.......XD

Author Pixelz InBlooo ( ago)
Bowser number 3? (Pause) You know what? I'll accept it.

Author Rock Jesus ( ago)
0:01 already promoting Iron Fist.😎

Author warren byrne ( ago)

Author Kevin Jo Corzeus ( ago)
i can voice urdnot wrex in the first try, my friend said so

Author Ysmir PL ( ago)
god emperor wh40k ?

Author Kacilan United ( ago)
Zelda isn't the hero.

They should've called the game The Hero of Hyrule

Author paco ramon ( ago)
#1 My dick

Author ZestySkittlez ( ago)
Do a top 10 video games that should be an anime. Reply if u agree, anyone.

Author خليفة مطر المزروعي ( ago)
Btw I'm almost certain that Zelda is a princess and not a queen am I wrong?

Author Chozo Hunter ( ago)
"This calls for a celebration! CHEEEESE...for EVERYONE!!!"

Author Julius Sjöstedt ( ago)

Author Shray Singh ( ago)
Well #1 was a surprise. Go Cecil

Author TheKamuelaKamike ( ago)
I'm all about Jarl Balgruuf.

Author Gaurav Mishra ( ago)
Uriel Septim VII makes through the list but Tiber Septim does not?

Author Emil Smith Nielsen ( ago)
I killed Urdnot Wrex in ME1..

Author Jyotir Guleria ( ago)
you included the second last in the septim bloodline but not our lord and savior Talos(Tiber septim)

Author Top Calibre Rob ( ago)
Yall never nail the Final Fantasy pick

Author James Bevan ( ago)
#1 - the ruler you can use as a weapon in Earthbound.

Author Yomi El ( ago)
Do a top 10 evil rulers in video games. I nominate Luca Blight from Suikoden II.

Author newageBoundhippie ( ago)
no mentions for:

Princess Peach
Princess Daisy
Poo ( EarthBound )
Melia ( Xenoblade Chronicles )
Callista ( The Last Story )
King Dedede ( Kirby series )
Midna ( Zelda series )
Laharl ( Disgaea series )
Mickey Mouse ( Kingdom Hearts series )
King K Rool ( Donkey Kong series )

Author Jessie Demoe ( ago)
Mario is overrated as fuck

Author AZOLOB ( ago)
What no Scolar Visari?

Author ToastedTopaz ( ago)
Why not Princess Peach?

Author bbarrett726 ( ago)
While we're on the topic of Final Fantasy rulers, we can't forget Edgar.

Author mariokenobi2001 ( ago)
#1 better be the 'shatter resistant' ones

Author Teletubby Fan ( ago)
I'm gonna get hate but FUCK ZELDA

Author Dr Thrax ( ago)
NB: Emhyr mean prince

What about king mickey from kingdom hearts?

Author MikeBaut 27 ( ago)
Howbout Jarvan III from LoL? The father of Jarvan IV and king of Demacia?

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