Add to this the friend we all have who constantly spams the Psycho Crusher, flying from left to right over and over again, and you've got a boss character that can be a nightmare to fight.
Over the years his challenge has waned, but when we first faced him, Bison was a tough one.
On November 16 of that year, Warnaco fired Wachner as chief executive, offering her no severance pay; due to the company's bankruptcy filing, Wachner's contract (which would otherwise have entitled her to a payment of .6 million on termination) had been voided. Rodgers of Cypress Semiconductor, Steve Jobs of Next Computer, Herbert Haft of Dart Group, and Harvey and Bob Weinstein of Miramax Films.
These are memorable, and special gaming moments, and we're going to share our own top 25 challenging boss encounters.
Of course, given the sheer amount of games out there, and the army of tough bosses we could include, we're going to have to establish a simple ground rule. If not for this, the whole list could be made up of entries from Final Fantasy, Dark Souls and the like, so to keep it fair, and varied, we'll limit any double exposures.
These bosses are often large, overpowered beasts that make the foes you've faced thus far seem tame in comparison, and they're usually the achievement you'll remember most from a game, especially if they're particularly tough.
Over the years we've come up against innumerable boss fights, far more than we could possibly remember, but ones that have stuck around are those boss fights that really pushed our abilities, and punished our mistakes.
In the world of videogames bosses aren't the kind of authority figures that'll give you a last minute report to do, or delegate to you tasks they simply can't be bothered doing.
No, these bosses would rather take that report, roll it up into a ball, set fire to it, and throw it at your face.After school, she held a succession of jobs first working for the Associated Merchandising Corporation, the New York City buying arm of Federated Department Stores; then as an assistant buyer at Foley's department store in Houston; and then as the bra and girdle buyer at Macy's in New York City.In 1986, hearing that Warnaco's CEO, Robert Matura, wanted to take the company private, she partnered with Los Angeles investor Andrew Galef and offered a share for the company.The problem here is the fact that this boss is so different from every other encounter in the game, and her weakness, which is to kill off all of her soldiers and attack her whilst she calls for reinforcements, isn't so apparent.And, trying to figure out this weakness is pretty tricky when you've got a small army of undead soldiers trying to stick pointy things into you as well as peppering you with bullets.Kai Leng's powerful and relentless attacks make this fight difficult, as you have little time to heal or reload, and your AI companions are usually only so much fodder and simply act as a minor diversion.