List of fictional rodents in video games is subsidiary to the list of fictional animals and list of fictional rodents articles. This is a collection of various notable rodent characters that appear in various video games including beavers, chipmunks, gophers, guinea pigs, marmots, prairie dogs and porcupines plus the extinct prehistoric species (such as Rugosodon).
Beavers [ edit ]
Hamsters [ edit ]
Baldur's Gate Minsc's animal companion in the
Baldur's Gate series of games.
Virtua Hamster Player character from cancelled
Sega 32X title that travels through a series of tubes via a skateboard and rocket pack. 
Shining Force Small hamster-like creature who wears a large metal helmet. Considered a "
joke character" who remains perpetually weak even after joining the player's group. 
Tiny Brains A blue hamster and one of the game's four playable characters. Used as a lab experiment by humans, he has the unique ability to create solid platforms in midair.
Flying Hamster Player character who flies using a propeller made from a leaf shoot to rescue his girlfriend Sookie from a giant
Rick the Hamster
Kirby's Dream Land 2 One of
Kirby's animal companions. Able to jump up walls and carry Kirby on his back. 
Secret agent mouse who must use to stealth to obtain as much cheese as possible while avoiding enemy cats. 
Sneakers Main character. A white mouse who must team up with his fellow rodents Bonnie, Brutus, Watt, and Pete to save Bonnie's brother Tiki from a group of rats.
DarkMaus Main character. A warrior mouse who embarks on a quest to vanquish evil in his kingdom.
Daroach [Note 3]
Kirby: Squeak Squad The greedy and tactical leader of the Squeaks. His gang members include Spinni,
a [Note 4] ninja; Storo, the muscle; and Doc, the brains, as well as numerous underlings called Squeakers. [Note 5] [Note 6] 
Wild Arms A sapient "Wind mouse" companion to one of the main characters, Jack Van Burace. Helps his companion by providing advice and remotely interacting with objects.
Happy and Rappy
Mappy Kids The sons of Mappy, titular character of
his own game, they are mice who must travel to meet their future wife and eventually build her a house. 
K.O. the Mouse
Little Samson One of the four playable characters trusted with artifacts known as the Magic Bells to defeat the Prince of Darkness. Can scale walls and lay bombs that explode after a brief moment.
Mappy The game's main character itself is a mouse. Mappy runs on
Namco Super Pac-Man hardware, modified to support horizontal scrolling. The name "Mappy" is likely derived from mappo, a Japanese slang term (slightly insulting) for a policeman.
Maxie the Mouse
Mouse Trap Hotel Player character who must travel from the basement to the penthouse suite in a hotel to meet his girlfriend.
Mia's Big Adventure Collection She is a feisty and clever mouse who carries a skateboard in her backpack. She lives in the attic of an old
Victorian house on Carrington Lane, where her family has lived for generations. 
Little Nemo: The Dream Master One of the animals Nemo can befriend by giving them candy. Able to walk up walls while Nemo rides its back wielding a mallet.
Tunnel Tail Group of anthropomorphic mice banded together to fight a dark force called the Lumini. Led by Cezar, they include Ama, a female warrior, Dini, a mage, and Tolomi, an old sage.
Super Mario Bros. 2 Also a recurring villain for cartoon segments of
. The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Small, round white mouse thief with a red mask and high heels. The game's only optional party member.
Oozy the Mouse
Claymates A possible transformation for the main character, Clayton, after he collects a piece of grey clay.
Tiny Brains A lab mouse who acts as one of the game's four playable characters. Due to experimentation by humans, he has the ability to teleport and switch places with any object.
Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves Anthropomorphic Dutch mouse machinist and pilot who often competes in international flying competitions under the alias "The Black Baron". She assists the Cooper gang as an
RC vehicle specialist.
Diddy Kong Racing A small yellow mouse who serves as one of the playable racers. Drives a pink kart that specializes in acceleration and handling.
Commandos 2: Men of Courage A trained mouse given to commando Paul "Lupin" Toledo by the Burmese Spiritual Leader which can be used to distract enemies so that the commandos can evade or incapacitate them.
Crazy Mouse Blue mouse
gourmand who must gather as much food as possible. Player character in the first Xbox Live Arcade game developed in China. 
Mouse Trap Player character in the 1981
Pac-Man clone by Exidy. Can transform into a dog by eating a bone. 
Rodent's Revenge Player character who must avoid cats while trapping them with moveable blocks.
Ghost of a Tale Small anthropomorphic mouse
minstrel who serves as the playable character and must travel through dungeons in a dark medieval setting. 
Transformice The playable characters of the multiplayer browser game. Have the ability to become
shaman and help other mice obtain hard-to-reach cheese. 
Funky Lab Rat Player character. A
lab rat with the ability to pause and rewind time to help overcome obstacles and escape his experimenters. 
Ethan: Meteor Hunter An anthropomorphic rat who gained the ability to freeze time after exposure to a mysterious meteorite.
Final Fantasy IX Member of the
Burmecian race of anthropomorphic rats. A Dragon Knight by trade, she is skilled with spears and took up a quest to find her lost love, Sir Fratley.
Jefferson and Washington
Rat Attack! Main antagonists. A pair of rats who gained enhanced intelligence in a space shuttle experiment and seek to take over the world with an army of their brethren.
Armello Anthropomorphic brown rat and chosen hero of the Rat Clan.
New Rat City (or NRC)
Rat Chaos An "Avatar of Rats"
  that appears after  you "unleash rat chaos" on board the spaceship and offers to take you to the Planet of Rat, but also begins a stream of consciousness  about bullying,   depression,  and self-loathing.       The character won the  XYZZY Award for Best Individual NPC in 2012.  
Brutal: Paws of Fury Anthropomorphic grey rat who fights using
Thai Boxing style. 
Comix Zone Pet of the main character, Sketch Turner, who aids him during the game by stunning enemies, pulling switches, and finding hidden items.
Rocky Rodent Title character. A crazed
punk rat who gains new abilities as he changes his hairstyle. 
Ronnie the Super Rat
Pesterminator: The Western Exterminator Primary antagonist who wishes to create an army of super pests to take over the world.
Shining Force II A member of the Rat-Men tribe who joins the player's party first as a thief, and later an assassin.
Twitch the Plague Rat
League of Legends One of the game's playable champions. A sewer rat who was mutated to possess human-level intelligence following exposure to magic waste.
Squirrels [ edit ]
Free Realms Flying squirrel mascot and spokesman who appeared in the game's television commercials and advertisements.
Diddy Kong Racing Protagonist and main character in the
. In the newer games, Conker is a greedy, heavy Conker series drinking, red squirrel. Though highly materialistic and never afraid to insult, he always approaches new characters with a positive outlook. His adventures occur because he gets drunk and wanders in the opposite direction to his home. In , he has to rescue his girlfriend, Berri, from the Evil Acorn; the same version of Conker appears in Conker's Pocket Tales , where he is a playable character and that game marks his first appearance. Diddy Kong Racing
Flurl the Squirrel
Donkey Kong Jungle Beat One of
Donkey Kong's animal friends whose body can be used like a parachute to allow him to glide around and reach new areas.
Mr. Nutz An anthropomorphic
red squirrel wearing shoes, gloves and a cap.
Ray the Flying Squirrel
SegaSonic the Hedgehog A yellow flying squirrel. One of three playable characters in the
series Sonic the Hedgehog arcade game.
Nutjitsu Main character. A tan squirrel
ninja who must use stealth to retrieve stolen acorns from kitsune samurai. 
Urban Space Squirrels Super-powered playable character who uses "antiparticle bombs" to propel him to higher surfaces, solve puzzles, and avoid obstacles.
Skunny: Back to the Forest Red squirrel title character of the
Skunny series of platformers and kart racers. Sometimes joined by his girlfriend and fellow squirrel Rosie. 
Zero the Kamikaze Squirrel Aero's rival from the previous games. A version for the
Game Boy Advance was planned in 2003, but it was never released. 
Heroine's Quest Ratatosk is a talking squirrel who claims his teeth can cut the mighty branches of Yggdrasil.
Globmeister the Gopher
Claymates A possible transformation for the main character, Clayton, after he collects a piece of brown clay.
Peggle Brown gopher who provides players with a "multiball" power-up.
Wanted: Monty Mole He is a miner by trade and sports a monocle throughout the series, up until Impossamole, which features a completely different rendition of the character.
Peter Pack Rat
Peter Pack Rat A pack rat who risks his life to collect lots of stuff.
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^ "Uomasa" (うおまさ) in the original Japanese version.
^ "Yogurt" in some English translations.
^ "Dorotche" (ドロッチェ) in the original Japanese version.
^ "Spin" (スピン) in the original Japanese version.
^ "Stron" (ストロン) in the original Japanese version.
^ "Chūrin" (チューリン) in the original Japanese version.
^ "Hanpen" (ハンペン) in the original Japanese version.
^ "Kou" (コウ) in the original Japanese version.
^ "Chuchurīna" (チュチュリーナ) in the original Japanese version.
^ "Jippo" (ジッポ) in the original Japanese version.