Mamma Mia, Mario voted No.1 in the top 50 greatest 50 video game character ever.

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Found 18th Feb 2011
this was from an online poll for Guiness world record gamers edition.
1.Mario (Donkey Kong, Nintendo, 1981)
2.Link (The Legend of Zelda, Nintendo, 1986)
3.Master Chief (Halo: Combat Evolved, Microsoft, 2001)
4.Solid Snake (Metal Gear, Konami, 1987)
5.Cloud Strife (Final Fantasy VII, Square, 1997)
6.PAC-Man (PAC-Man, Namco, 1980)
7.Lara Croft (Tomb Raider, Eidos 1996)
8.Gordon Freeman (Half-Life, Valve, 1998)
9.Kratos (God of War, Sony, 2005)
10.Sonic (Sonic the Hedgehog, Sega, 1990)
11.Crash (Crash Bandicoot, Sony, 1996)
12.“Soap” MacTavish (Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Activision, 2007)
13.Nico Bellic (Grand Theft Auto IV, Rockstar, 2008)
14.Samus Aran (Metroid, Nintendo 1986)
15.Ratchet (Ratchet & Clank, Sony, 2002)
16.Nathan Drake (Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, Sony, 2007)
17.Captain Price (Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Activision, 2007)
18.Kirby (Kirby’s Dream Land, Nintendo, 1992)
19.Marcus Fenix (Gears of War, Microsoft, 2006)
20.Pikachu (Pokemon Red/Green, Nintendo 1996)
21.Yoshi (Super Mario World, Nintendo, 1990)
22.“CJ” Johnson (Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Rockstar, 2004)
23.Mega Man (Mega Man, Capcom, 1987)
24.Sam Fisher (Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell, Ubisoft, 2002)
25.Shadow (Sonic Adventure 2, Sega, 2001)
26.Jak (Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy, Sony, 2001)
27.Duke Nukem (Duke Nukem, Apogee, 1991)
28.Dante (Devil May Cry, Bandai, 2003)
29.Naruto (Naruto: Konoha Ninpoch, Bandai, 2003)
30.Altair (Assassin’s Creed, Ubisoft, 2007)
31.Zelda (The Legend of Zelda, Nintendo, 1986)
32.Sephiroth (Final Fantasy VII, Square, 1997)
33.Donkey Kong (Donkey Kong, Nintendo, 1981)
34.The Prince (Prince of Persia, Broderbund, 1989)
35.Ezio (Assassin’s Creed II, Ubisoft, 2009)
36.Leon S (Biohazard/ Resident Evil, Capcom, 1996)
37.Ash Ketchum (Pokemon Red/Green, Nintendo, 1996)
38.Guybrush Threepwood (The Secret of Monkey Island, LucasArts, 1990)
39.Spyro (Spyro the Dragon, Universal, 1998)
40.“Ghost” Riley (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, Activision, 2009)
41.Goku (Dragon Daihikyoe, Epoch, 1987)
42.Max Payne (Max Payne, Rockstar, 2001)
43.Jill Valentine (Biohazard/ Resident Evil, Capcom, 1996)
44.Princess Peach (Super Mario Bros., Nintendo, 1985)
45.Larry Laffer (Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards, Sierra, 1987)
46.Augustus Cole (Gears of War, Microsoft, 2006)
47.Bowser (Super Mario Bros., Nintendo, 1985)
48.Eddie Riggs (Brutal Legend, EA, 2009)
49.Ryu (Street Fighter, Capcom, 1987)
50.Sackboy (LittleBigPlanet, Sony, 2008)

think maybes most of the voters were teenagers, going by the list.
no manic miner, chuckie egg or wally week.


Original Poster

no surprise really,

but surprised sonic didn't make it higher!


Yay I'm 3rd!

Sonic should be number one.



Sonic should be number one.

No way. Mario should definitely be number one. However, Sonic at 10 is an absolute travesty!
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