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Guinness Book Names "Top 50 Video Game Characters of All Time"

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  1. TheMailMan78

    TheMailMan78 Big Member

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    I call bullshit on this list.....SO MUCH BULLSHIT!

    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)

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    Kratos? Who the hell is that? The list is so wrong...
     
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    Duke Nukem is #27? WTF? Are they retarded? There is no way in hell Mario beats Duke. I'm with you in calling BS upon all of this.
     
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    I don't see Pills from L4D on this list, therefore this list is officially disqualified.

    The lack of Jim Raynor and/or Kerrigan disappoints me.
     
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    Yeah they need to do this list all over again. It would take more that 13000 people to get a more balanced list. I mean they are saying of all time this list is way off!!
     
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    Where the flock is Simon Belmont from Castlevania!? Also Bill from Contra?
     
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    I'll pretend like I didn't read this.
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    If I didn't stumble across a review of whatever game he's in I wouldn't know either. I'm so out of the console market nowadays. And every other market.
     
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    What about Kid Icurus, QBert, or Dirk the Daring? Samus from Metroid? Sub-Zero? Apparently 13,000 people didn't play a video game prior to 2007.

    Instead we have Kratos? I had to look him up!
     
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    Yeah all these are 12 year old's who voted I would think. I am surprised they know Duke Nukem, with DNF JUST being announced.
     
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    #14
     
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    Check #14 dude
     
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    that is bs chart, sonic #10 ?? Are they crazy, and why is master chief defeat sonic? I mean even my parent know sonic very well and they never ever play video games at all.
     
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    No Ken, Chun Li or Sagat from Street Fighter :eek: Ryu at 49, but Eddie Riggs at 48! BULLSHIT!!

    This was obviously compiled from surveys done by VERY young gamers.

    PS: no Chris Redfield or Albert Wesker!!!!!!!!! WTF!!!!!!!

    PPS: no Simon Belmont, GTFO!!!!
     
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    This list sucks.
     
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    This list has aids...........
     
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    List, I am disappoint! Why is Naruto in the list? And why is Cooking Mama not in?
     
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    Seriously? :confused: I understand the Naruto part, but Cooking Mama!?
     
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    You might as well include Commander from Starcraft.
     
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    This list should have been made by duded over 35. They know exactly how games were in the '80 or '90. Sadly I'm only 30, but I know some games in 90' that it would have put the shame that list...
     
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    This list is absolutely terrible! We should make our own list that would kick that list's behind.
     
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    You mean, whatever games, only some of the highest rated console games of all time, not a huge deal, only every single hack and slash game now copies God of War, basically spawned a genre, not a big deal...

    If you had to look him up, you are missing out. God of War is one of the best series of games I have ever played. And I'm a PC gamer at heart, but God of War is simply amazing, you cannot judge Kratos without knowing what it is like to play a GoW title.
     
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    I actually agree with all of the names in the top10. Each character is responsible for a genre or creating a genre. Good list.
     
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    ^ im with you! :shadedshu
     

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