236 Cat Names Based On Video Games

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Did you recently adopt a new fur pal? Are you looking for a cat name inspired by video games?

Then you've come to the right place, because assembled below are 236 such suggestions!

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From old school arcade games and more current PS5 titles to classic consoles and obscure power-ups, there's something here for every gamer who also loves kittehs.

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Cat Names Inspired By Nintendo Video Games

• Birdo (Super Mario Bros)

• Blathers (Animal Crossing)

• Blooper (Mario Kart)

• Bowser (Super Mario Bros)

• Brewster (Animal Crossing)

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• Bruiser (Punch-Out!!)

• Ceres (Metroid)

• Cheep-Cheep (Mario Kart)

• Conker (Conker)

• Daisy (Super Mario Bros)

• Deku (The Legend Of Zelda)

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• Diablo (Diablo)

• Diddy (Mario Kart)

• Digby (Animal Crossing)

• Epona (The Legend Of Zelda)

• Farore (The Legend Of Zelda)

• Fawful (Super Mario Bros)

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• King Boo (Super Mario Bros)

• Donkey Kong or DK (Super Mario Bros)

• Ganon (The Legend Of Zelda)

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• Gracie (Animal Crossing)

• Hades (Kid Icarus)

• Harriet (Animal Crossing)

• Hyrule (The Legend Of Zelda)

• Isabelle (Animal Crossing)

• Joanna (Perfect Dark)

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• Kicks (Animal Crossing)

• Kid or Icarus (Kid Icarus)

• Kid Quick (Punch-Out!!)

• King or Hippo (Punch-Out!!)

• Kirby (Kirby)

• Kong (Donkey Kong)

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• Koopa (Super Mario Bros)

• Kraid (Metroid)

• Little Mac (Punch-Out!!)

• Link (The Legend Of Zelda)

• Luigi (Super Mario Bros)

• Luma (Mario Kart)

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• Mario (Super Mario Bros)

• Mew (Pokemon)

• Mr. Peepers (Duck Hunt)

• Nabbit (Super Mario Bros)

• Navi (The Legend Of Zelda)

• Phazon (Metroid)

• Pikachu (Pokemon)

• Piston or Hurricane (Punch-Out!!)

• Pit (Kid Icarus)

• Princess Peach (Donkey Kong)

• Ridley (Metroid)

• Rool (Donkey Kong Country)

• Rosalina (Super Mario Bros)

• Samus (Metroid)

• Seren (The Legend Of Zelda)

• Sidon (The Legend Of Zelda)

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• Squirtle (Pokemon)

• Tecmo (Tecmo Bowl)

• Toad (Super Mario Bros)

• Tom or Nook (Animal Crossing)

• Tyson (Punch-Out!!)

• Waluigi (Super Mario Bros)

•Wario (Super Mario Bros)

• Yoshi (Super Mario Bros)

• Zebes (Metroid)

• Zelda (The Legend Of Zelda)

• Zora (The Legend Of Zelda)

Cat Names Inspired By Playstation & XBox Video Games

• Alice (Resident Evil)

• Aloy (Horizon Zero Dawn)

• Alyx (Half-Life 2)

• Alucard (Castlevania)

• Arkham (Arkham Knight)

• Axel (Streets Of Rage)

• Banjo or Kazooie (Super Smash Bros.)

• Biggs (L.A. Noire)

• Bison (Street Fighter)

• Blanka (Street Fighter)

• Booker (BioShock)

• Bub (Bub n Bob)

• Cal or Kestis (Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order)

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• Cammy (Street Fighter)

• Chell (Half-Life)

• Chief (Halo)

• Chop (Grand Theft Auto)

• Chun-Li (Street Fighter)

• Cid (Final Fantasy)

• Clank (Ratchet & Clank)

• Cloud (Final Fantasy)

• Colossus

• Cortana (Halo)

• Crash (Crash Bandicoot)

• Daphne (Dragon's Lair)

• Daxter (Jak And Daxter)

• Delilah (Firewatch)

• Dinky Di (Mad Max)

• Dirk (Dragon's Lair)

• Duke (Duke Nukem)

• Dutch (Red Dead Redemption)

• Ellie (The Last Of Us)

• Ezio (Assassin's Creed)

• Falco (Star Fox)

• Fenix (Gears Of War)

• Fisher (Splinter Cell)

• Flappy (Flappy Bird)

• Flux (Scribblenauts)

• Geralt (The Witcher)

• Gex (Gex)

• Ghost (Destiny)

• Gilius Thunderhead (Golden Axe)

• GLaDOS (Portal)

• Greez (Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order)

• Grundle (Adventure)

• Grunt (Mass Effect)

• Hewie (Haunting Ground)

• Jill or Valentine (Resident Evil)

• Jinx (League Of Legends)

• Kasumi (Dead Or Alive)

• Kitana (Mortal Kombat)

• Kratos (God Of War)

• Lara or Croft (Tomb Raider)

• Lucca (Chrono Trigger)

• Madden (Madden NFL)

• Miles or Morales (Spider-Man)

• Mix and Mox (Scribblenauts)

• Mordroc (Dragon's Lair)

• Mr. Fizzwidget (Ratchet & Clank)

• Nathan or Drake (Uncharted)

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• Orange Ricky (Name of Tetris piece)

• Qwark (Ratchet & Clank)

• Rash (Battle Toads)

• Ratchet (Ratchet & Clank)

• Rathian (Monster Hunter)

• Raynor (Starcraft)

• Rikku (Finaly Fantasy)

• Ryo (Shenmue)

• Ryu (Street Fighter)

• Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden)

• Saber (Fate/stay night)

• Shepherd (Mass Effect)

• Simon or Belmont (Castlevania)

• Singe (Dragon's Lair)

• Snake (Metal Gear Solid)

• Spyro (Spyro The Dragon)

• Talion (Middle Earth Shadow Of Mordor)

• Tanc (Scribblenauts)

• Teewee (Name of Tetris piece)

• Tony Hawk (Tony Hawk Pro Skater)

• Tots (Scribblenauts)

• Tracer (Overwatch)

• Trevor (Grand Theft Auto)

• Trico (The Last Guardian)

• Turok (Turok: Dinosaur Hunter)

• Valkyrie (Gauntlet)

• Vega (Street Fighter)

• Whiskey (Commandos 2)

• Wily (Mega Man)

• Winston (Overwatch)

• Zangief (Street Fighter)

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Cat Names Inspired By Pac-Man & Ms Pac-Man Video Games

• Pac (Pac-Man)

• Blinky (Pac-Man)

• Chaser (Pac-Man)

• Cherry (Pac-Man)

• Clyde (Pac-Man)

• Dots (Pac-Man)

• Fickle (Pac-Man)

• Inky (Pac-Man)

• Miru (Pac-Man)

• Pellets (Pac-Man)

• Pinky (Pac-Man)

• Sir Pac-A-Lot (Pac-Man)

• Sour Puss (Pac-Man)

• Sue (Pac-Man)

• Yum-Yum (Pac-Man)

Cat Names Inspired By Sonic The Hedgehog Games

• Blaze

• Boss

• Charmy

• Espio

• Jet

• Knuckles

• Mephiles

• Metal

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• Rouge

• Shadow

• Silver

• Sonic

• Tails

• Wave

• Vector

Cat Names Inspired By Old School Video Games, Arcades & Commands

• Astro

• Bandai

• Beam

• Bill Rizer (Contra)

• Blaster

• Buttons or Masher

• Centi (Centipede)

• Charger

• Combo

• Dig Dug

• Frogger (Frogger)

• Galaga (Galaga)

• Glitch

• Gorf

• Gyruss

• Lance Bean (Contra)

• Loot

• Lumpy (Frogger)

• Mappy

• Mr. Pickle (BurgerTime)

• Pengo (Pengo)

• Peter Pepper (BurgerTime)

• Ping

• Pixel

• Q*bert

• Qix (Qix)

  • Quarters

• Ray

• Rumble

• Scramble

• Strafe

• Tapper

• Tron

• Turbo (as in the button)

• Wor (Wizard Of Wor)

• Zaxxon

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Cat Names Inspired By Video Game Power-Ups

• Aku Aku

• Metal or Blade (Mega Man)

• Morph (Metroid)

• Mushroom (Super Mario Bros)

• Shells (Super Mario Bros)

• Tanooki (Super Mario Bros)

Cat Names Inspired By Video Game Consoles & Brands

• Atari

• Bethesda

• Bushnell (inventor of Atari)

• Coleco

• Hasbro

• Konami

• Namco

• Sega

• Twitch

Looking for more pet name inspiration? We know how hard it can be! Check out our cat names for science geeks or spunky cat names for more suggestions. For even more help, consult our Ultimate Guide to Naming Your Cat!

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