Best video game characters ever

Best video game characters ever

From the earliest times to the modern days, there were many video games that became highly popular among the gamers all around the world. There are many reasons for the likeness among the gaming fraternity; one of the most important being the video game characters that were part of the games. The appearance and personality of the characters made them easily identifiable with the users. Some of them also became part of the popular culture during the golden age of video games and inspired many books, film and comics at later times.

These are the most popular characters in video game history:


This is the most famous mascot in the video game industry and it part of the Vault-Tec corporation. This character also appeared in the video-game series of Fallout which was developed by the Interplay Entertainment. This cartoon figure with blond hair and a vault jumpsuit was seen in advertisements along with a girl figure named Vault Girl.

Pac Man

Pac-Man is still considered to be the most favored video game in the times when arcade games were in vogue. The simplicity of the game and the scoring system helped it to become a craze among the younger generation. The game which was released initially in 1980 was part of the shooting and alien category and inspired many more in the similar genre.


One of the favorite characters among the children fraternity of video gamers around the world. Games like Mario and Super Mario had influenced an entire generation in the 1980s and is still popular among the die-hard video-game lovers. Mario with cap and mustache along with Baby Luma, Luigi and Donkey Kong have become household names.

Lara Croft

Lara Croft is the most popular woman game character of all times. This character has also influenced real time movie with the same name. This video game which is around two decades old was path-breaking in the sense that it introduced woman characters as full-time combat and inspiring many new video games around this genre in the coming years.

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