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Giant shoulder pads

Cartoon / anime theme

Characters fairly consistently have oddly large shoulder pads, pauldrons, or such. Especially when they are impractically large.

35
games
16
platforms

Alternate names: Giant pauldrons
Name variations: huge shoulder pads, huge pauldrons

The first video game about Giant shoulder pads was released on August 26, 1991.

Nintendo, THQ and Blizzard has published most of these games

This was for a time a joked measure of a character's power in anime&manga.

Example from Space Marine:

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Platforms

Windows 9
X360 4
PS3 4
GameCube 2
Wii 2
Mac OS Classic 2
Mac OS X 2
Linux 2
PS4 1
3DS 1
SNES 1
GB 1
GBA 1
Nintendo DS 1
Wii U 1
Xbox One 1

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