|First appearance||Pac-Man (1980, Pac-Man franchise)|
Mario Kart Arcade GP (2005, Super Mario-related media)
|Latest appearance||Pac-Man World Re-Pac (2022, Pac-Man franchise)|
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (2018, Super Mario-related media)
Blinky is a red ghost from the Pac-Man series. He is the archenemy of Pac-Man and his wife and the leader of the other ghosts Inky, Pinky, and Clyde. He debuted in the same game as Pac-Man, titled Pac-Man. He has made some crossovers with Super Mario franchise characters.
Mario Kart series
Mario Kart Arcade GP
Blinky makes his Super Mario franchise debut in Mario Kart Arcade GP, where he, alongside Pac-Man and Ms. Pac-Man, appears as a playable character due to the game being developed by Namco Bandai Holdings. Blinky's special items are Ghost Shield, Monster's Hammer, Petit Monster, Flare Ball, and Ghost Morph. His emblem is a sprite of himself from the Pac-Man games. A sprite of Blinky from the Pac-Man series also appears in the Pac-Labyrinth course.
Mario Kart Arcade GP 2
Blinky returns as a playable character in Mario Kart Arcade GP 2. In this game, when in his standard kart, he has exceptional acceleration, but poor weight and top speed, sharing these statistics with Peach and Yoshi. In his personal kart, Blinky has great acceleration, but poor weight and average top speed.
Mario Kart Arcade GP DX
Mario Kart 8 / Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Super Smash Bros. series
Blinky appears as an Assist Trophy along with Inky, Pinky, and Clyde in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and also as a standalone collectible trophy. Blinky, Inky, Pinky, and Clyde also make cameos in the Pac-Maze stage of Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. He also appears in Pac-Man's forward smash attack in all three games. Blinky also cameos in Pac-Man's reveal poster, where he is headed up the northwestern portion of the Pac-Maze as Sonic is trying to balance himself near the ledge above Blinky.
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS trophy
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