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

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  1. wiak

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    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)

    bold are the ones that should allways be in top 20
     
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    I didn't know Batman has mastered time travel :laugh:
     
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    Apparently you don't know Batman.

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    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    Wolfenstein was great, but I don't think it was BJ that made it great. Not only talking about great games, but great characters, and BJ just never really amazed me.

    I don't think Drake should be up there, at least not that high, thought I still disagree about Kratos. Drake is cool, a good character, but you don't see Drake masks, or Drake weapons (non-Halloween stuff). And Uncharted are great games, but they have borrowed a lot from RE, and Devil May Cry. GoW forged its own path, and brought an amazing character along with it, one with a deep and twisted back story, and who goes through an insanely epic journey killing gods and even becoming one, that deserves the list, one of the best storylines out there, just feels epic playing those games.
     
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    Batman is the reason the Swiss keep guns in their house. A little known fact, it was originally called the "Batman Law".
     
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    Batman was evil at the end and Joker was good :)
     
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    agrees with everythign except max payne, would replace him with kirby and bowser would be replaced with mega man.
     
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    What? His family has Swiss bank accounts, why would he threaten us?
     
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    Thats between Batman and the Swiss government. I wouldn't get involved if I were you.
     
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    Oh then he better hurry, and while he's at it, could he take down our soccer team as well?
     
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    Come on if killing your family makes you the bad ass, even Arthas the Lich King will be up there.
    Guess what he killed his family and lots of dudes in his freakin Kingdom. :laugh:

    TBH why is Naruto even up there?
    And Pikachu WTF!?
     
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    How is it that the doom space marine is not on that list? Can someone please explain that shit to me?
     
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    Kratos deserve to be there, the character in the best series in the most selling console in history. U guys are nuts to disqualify him
     
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    If you say so.
     
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    Says the person with the avatar made from a meme from 4chan.
     
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    It appears my post was deleted. Not sure why. Anyways, the general premise was that I was surprised to not see Sephiroth on the list.
     
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    Im pree sure PoP is the basis to a lot of what GoW is like
     
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    Pac-Man Championship Edition DX is soooooo good

    I don't understand why Namco won't alter achievements and port it to PC. it seems ideal for Steam and only cost $10. I think PC Gamers would really enjoy it. when I say enjoy I mean become a slave. this game took 30 days of my life away and I don't even like Pac-Man.
     
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    Oh, right. Just realized there are 2 top 50 vidya game character threads. How embarassing.
     
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    Day one buy for me.
     
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    Dante-Devil May Cry ring a bell?? way before GoW Just sayin.

    Lists in any form really are never accurate they are made to sell something.

    /thread
     
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    Ryu at #49 wtf is this $#17?? Ryu was already slicing Sagat's chest even before that gayish emo Cloud was on a drawing board
     
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    I thought Cloud Strife would have scored higher then #5 - Everyone loves cloud strife. Everyone WANTS to be cloud Strife.

    and hes pretty awesome, but im more of a vincent fan....
     
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    the Legend of Zelda is 25 years old today. Happy Birthday Link!
     

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