Video Game Dog Names For Playstation Pups and Ninten-dogs!

Names By Meg Marrs 2 min read April 8, 2021 3 Comments


Are you a die-hard gamer? Do you hum Epona’s Theme and Song of Storms in your sleep? Whether you prefer PC gaming with the latest video cards or old school consoles, you likely love your video games!

Good games often appear in the form of rich stories that stay with us for years after the disc or cartridge has been ejected. Games have shaped who we are, and we want our beloved doggos to be part of that!

That’s why we’ve put together this collection of great video game dog names, inspired by characters and consoles that we adore. Check them out and let us know your favorites!

Video Game Character Dog Names

  • Aerith (FFVII)
  • Agro (Shadow of Colossus)
  • Alucard (Castlevania)
  • Alyx (Half-Life 2)
  • Amaterasu (Okami)
  • Banjo (Banjo-Kazooie)
  • Barrett (FFVII)
  • Balthier (FFXII)
  • Bastion (Overwatch)
  • Bayonetta (Bayonetta)
  • Birdo (Super Mario)
  • Blanka (Street FIghter)
  • Booker (Bioshock Infinite)
  • Bowser (Super Mario)
  • Bulbasaur (Pokemon)
  • Cait Sith (FFVII)
  • Charmander (Pokemon)
  • Cid (Final Fantasy)
  • Cloud (FFVII)
  • Cortana (Halo)
  • Crash (Crash Bandicoot)
  • Dante (Devil May Cry)
  • Daxter (Jak & Daxter)
  • Diddy Kong (Donkey Kong)
  • Donkey Kong / “DK” / Kong (Donkey Kong)
  • Drake (Uncharted)
  • D.va (Overwatch)
  • Epona (Legend of Zelda)
  • Ezio (Assasin’s Creed)
  • Farrah (Prince of Persia)
  • Ganon (Legend of Zelda)
  • Geralt of Rivia (The Witcher)
  • GLaDOS (Portal)
  • Guile (Street Fighter)
  • Hanzo (Overwatch)
  • Kefka (FFVI)
  • Jax (Mortal Kombat)
  • Joanna Dark (Perfect Dark)
  • Kairi (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Kirby (Kirby’s Dream Land)
  • Kitana (Mortal Kombat)
  • Knuckles (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Koopa (Super Mario)
  • Kratos (God of War)
  • Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)
  • Leon Kennedy (Resident Evil)
  • Lightning (Final Fantasy)
  • Link (Legend of Zelda)
  • Lucca (Chrono Trigger)
  • Luigi (Super Mario)
  • Mario (Super Mario)
  • Midna (Legend of Zelda)
  • Nanaki / Red XII (FFVII)
  • Orisa (Overwatch)
  • Pac-Man (Pac-Man)
  • Peach (Super Mario)
  • Pharah (Overwatch)
  • Pikachu (Pokemon)
  • Raiden (Mortal Kombat)
  • Raynor (Starcraft)
  • Reinhardt (Overwatch)
  • Rikku (Final Fantasy)
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden)
  • Samus (Metroid)
  • Sephiroth (FFVII)
  • Sombra (Overwatch)
  • Sonic (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Sonya Blade (Mortal Combat)
  • Spyro (Spyro the Dragon)
  • Squirtle (Pokemon)
  • Squall (FFVIII)
  • Styker (Mortal Kombat)
  • Miles “Tails” Prower (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Taki (Soul Edge)
  • Tetris
  • Tidus (FFX)
  • Tifa (FFVII)
  • Torbjörn (Overwatch)
  • Tracer (Overwatch)
  • Vivi (FFIX)
  • Winston (Overwatch)
  • Yoshi (Super Mario)
  • Yuffie (FFVII)
  • Yuna (FFX)
  • Zelda (Legend of Zelda)
  • Zenyatta (Overwatch)

Video Game Console / Developer Names

  • Astrocade
  • Bandai
  • Bethesda
  • Dreamcast
  • Capcom
  • Coleco
  • Genesis
  • Nintendo / “NES”
  • Konami
  • PlayStation
  • Sega
  • Atari

Other Video Game Themed Dog Names

  • Arcade
  • Charger
  • Combo
  • Console
  • Co-op
  • Genie (Game Genie)
  • Grinder
  • LAN
  • Loot
  • Nuke
  • Player 2
  • Power-up
  • Quest
  • Reboot
  • Retro
  • Rumble (Rumble Pack)
  • Select
  • Start
  • Twitch
  • Warp
  • XP
  • Zone

Do you have any video game dog name ideas you want to share? Throw em’ in the comments!

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Meg Marrs

Meg Marrs is the Founder and Director of Marketing at K9 of Mine. She is a lifelong canine enthusiast and adores dogs of all shapes and sizes! She loves iced coffee, hammocks, and puppy-cuddling!


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Jaty Ranasinghe

You fogot Pikmin-based names like Olimar,Louie,Alph,Bulbie,Charlie and Brittany.

Danielle Dodge

pixel, glitch, sonic, cod (call of duty), bit (like 8-bit), Cubert, qwerty (letters on a keyboard), and Mario are some cute names I came up with.

Ben Team

Those are great, Danielle! Thanks for your suggestions.


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