The Sentinel are robots created to hund and kill any mutants in the X-Men comics by Marvel. They debuted in “The X-Men” #14 in 1965 and became a part of the X-Men Universe till today’s movies.

Their video game debut was in 1992 as regular enemies in the X-Men arcade beat’em up by Konami.

While the Sentinels would become enemies, bosses and even main antagonists in many later X-Men and other Marvel video games, a Sentinel also became a playable fighting game character in Capcom’s X-Men: Children of the Atom (1994). Sentinels are also playable in some of the other Marvel based fighting games like Marvel: Contest of Champions (2015) or the Lego Marvel games. 


The Sentinel Robots from Marvel in Video Games: an Overview

Charactername: Sentinel   Developed /Created by Marvel 
Gameseries:  Marvel Video Games & Crossovers   First seen on:  Arcades
First Game: X-Men   Year first seen:  1992
Last Game: Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 (2017)   Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics:  Boss, Enemy and Fighting Game Character   Weapons:  
Additional Tags: Robots in Video Games   Similar Characters:  
Has Relations to:     See also:  



Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Sentinel from Marvel in Video Games


Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3 (2011)


Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (2011)




The Sentinel in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


The Sentinel is not yet a part of a Game-Art-HQ Community Art Collaboration


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay of Sentinel




Updates in the Video Game Character Database entry and game art gallery of the Sentinels from the X-Men video games

19.07.2018 – Creation of Sentinel’s Gallery and DB Entry