Evil genius

Other (objects, etc.) concept

A single - presumably highly intellectual - person is causing trouble in the world.


Alternate names: Evil wizard, Evil intellectual
Name variations: Mad scientist, Mad wizard, Insane scientist, Insane wizard

The first video game about Evil genius was released on September 24, 1992.

Team17 Software, Nicalis and Activision has published most of these games

Generally scientists, wizards, etc. that actually use their intellect in more direct fashion than simply being extremely smart.

Includes mad/insane intellectuals, too.

Parent groups

Antagonists, Evil overlord


Windows 22
Linux 5
Mac OS X 4
PS 2
Wii U 1
Win3.1 1
Atari ST 1
Mac OS Classic 1
Switch 1
N64 1
Dreamcast 1
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