The name John could refer to:
- John Boog, a survivor who was found playing a board game with his friends Curtis Ellenton, Kevin Meyers, and Brian Scherbey. He appears in Dead Rising 2 during the mission Brains Over Brawn.
- Johnny James, a psychopath who was found with his friends Derrick Duggan, Earl Flaherty, and Deetz Hartman targeting survivors with a sniper rifle in the Silver Strip. He appears in Dead Rising 2.
- Johnny Pipes, a survivor who is part of the Tape It Or Die crew along with Wallace Hertzog, Gretchen Peregrine, and Left Hand Lance. He appears in Dead Rising 2 during the mission Tape It or Die.
- Royce St. John, a survivor who is competing to be the superior comedian with his friend Walter Morris. He appears in Dead Rising 2 during the mission Two's Company.
- Gen. John Hemlock, a psychopath and the main antagonist of Dead Rising 3, whose dictorial status has given him an unhealthy lust for power.