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These dads don’t need a cape to be super rad!

23 August 2023

If you’ve been hanging out with us here on the newsfeed for a while, you may have noticed that we tend to make what some call, “dad jokes.” We love a good bad … err … dad joke, but what we love even more is celebrating these jokes with the best folks—father figures!

So, in honor of the super dads and father figures out there, we gathered a list of games with some of the top pops.

Super Smash Bros.™ Ultimate

Legendary game worlds and fighters collide in the ultimate showdown. Battle it out locally* or online** with more fighters, stages, music, and modes than past games in the series.

Bowser: He’s big. He’s bad. He’s a dad—he’s Bowser! Send your opponents flying with Bowser’s Final Smash, Giga Bowser Punch. See what poppa did there, Bowser Jr.?

Advance Wars™ 1+2: Re-Boot Camp

Lead your forces in turn-based battles through two classic campaigns—fully remade from the ground up! Move units across battlefields, take down enemies, and secure victory for your side.

Kanbei: The leader of Gold Comet, Kenbei can be a bit protective of his daughter, Sonja (another Gold Comet CO). Use his superior offense and defense to control the battlefield.

Final Fantasy VII

As Cloud Strife, a former elite SOLDIER turned mercenary, lend a hand to the anti-Shinra group Avalanche and fight for the fate of the Planet.

Barret: The leader of Avalanche with a big heart, Barret is torn between being a good father to his adoptive daughter and saving the Planet.

LEGO®Star Wars™: The Skywalker Saga

Experience memorable moments and nonstop action from all nine Skywalker saga films reimagined with signature LEGO humor. Choose the trilogy you’d like to start with and play as iconic Heroes and Villains

NO SPOILERS: Can you spoil a series that has been around for decades? Maybe, but we’re not going to be the ones to do it. Just know, this game has dads in it!


As the immortal Prince Zagreus, defy the god of the dead and wield the powers of Olympus to break free from the ever-shifting Underworld.

Hades: Wouldn’t you know it, Hades is the god of the dead and Zagreus’ father. Awkward. Unravel more of the story between the two with each escape attempt!

Persona 5 Royal

As the protagonist, save others from distorted desires by donning the mask of a Phantom Thief—a group of do-gooders who can change corrupt hearts.

Sojiro Sakura: Sojiro is the adoptive father of Futaba Sakura. He agrees to take in the protagonist during his probation in Tokyo, eventually becoming a father figure to him.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge

Krang and Shredder have hatched another twisted plan. Play as the iconic TMNT characters in a totally rad story mode, full of bangin’ tracks, Foot Soldiers, and timeless TMNT locations.

Master Splinter: Adoptive father to the Turtles, Splinter has offered guidance and acted as the crime-fighting quartet’s martial arts teacher. He’s very skilled for a rat!