Video Game Characters Who Belong In a Hall of Fame

If they were ever to have a Hall of Fame Video game characters these are the characters who deserve to be in it.

The Top Ten

1 Mario (Mario Series) Mario (Mario Series) Mario is the main character in the Mario Bros. Franchise, who was created by the creative director and video game designer at Nintendo of Japan, Shigeru Miyamoto. Mario has appeared in almost every Mario Game, including spinoff series, as a playable character, with few exceptions including New Super more.

If anyone deserves to be in the Video Game Hall of fame it should be Mario he single handily pulled the entire video game industry off life support following the video game crash of 1983. - egnomac

Mario made video games popular. Mario saved the video game industry. Not even the legend of Zelda could do that.

Mario will always be my favorite video game character. Without him the video game industry would be dead. - nintendofan126

Zelda games,Pac Man,and Mario games are awesome.Without Mario,there wouldn't be other Nintendo games.

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2 Nina Williams (Tekken) Nina Williams (Tekken) Nina Williams is a fictional character from Namco's Tekken fighting game series. A cold-blooded Irish professional assassin, Nina made her first appearance in Tekken, the original game in the series She is one of four playable characters to appear in all main installments in the series and the only more.

She is always credited as one if not the hottest female videogame character. Death by Degrees was not a really good game, however, to get her own game is a great performance for a fighting game character, how did she manage to stand out Tekken roster? - Toshin

3 Link (The Legend of Zelda Series) Link (The Legend of Zelda Series) Link refers to several different incarnations of the same protagonist of Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series.

He's saved Hyrule Time after time and defeated the evil Ganon and all without ever saying a word. - egnomac

Why is Link always 2nd to Mario? Link is a much better hero. Mario IS A SOCIOPATH, proven by GAME THEORY. Look it up.

Come on, Link is the symbol of one of the most timeless videogame series ever

Somebody is a much better hero then Mario,but definitely not link,it's sonic

4 Pac-Man (Pac-Man) Pac-Man (Pac-Man) Pac-Man is the protagonist fictional character of the franchise of the same name by Namco, who was first introduced in the Japanese arcade game Pac-Man on May 22, 1980 in Japan, later released in the United States in October the same year.

Mario, Pac-Man and Link, best top 3!

He does deserve to be there, but his T.V. shows suck.

5 Crash Bandicoot (Crash Bandicoot) Crash Bandicoot (Crash Bandicoot) Crash Bandicoot is a video game franchise of platform video games. The series, originally exclusive to the Sony PlayStation, was created by Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin during their tenure at Naughty Dog for Sony Computer Entertainment.

Crash Bandicoot is like a hero from the original PlayStation days

6 Sonic (Sonic Series)

You may have low points, old friend (looking at you Secret of the Rings and Genesis port to GBA), but you will always be one of my favorites.

Screw the haters Sonic is awesome! - Chaotixhero

Love him and his series. Same with Mario - DCfnaf

He's my hero

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7 Samus Aran (Metroid Series) Samus Aran (Metroid Series) Samus Aran is the protagonist of the Metroid science fiction action-adventure game series by Nintendo.

Samus was like the first Female Action hero back when video games were a male dominated world Samus completely changed all that. - egnomac

8 Master Chief (Halo) Master Chief (Halo) MCPON John-117, or "Master Chief", is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Halo fictional universe created by Bungie.

Quite mad that Master Chief isn't higher up. He saved the human race 4 times and what does he get? Being placed at number 8...

Revolutionized first-person shooters - without Halo, there Call of Duty would just have guns. Plus he's a boss

He saved the human race from total destruction from the Covenant! And why is Cheif only at 9? All Mario did was save some princess who shouldn't be saved at all.

9 Luigi (Mario Series)

The best video game character ever, how is luigi not in the top ten, he's awesome, funny and no one can ask for a better sidekick

Luigi's swimming in riches luigi's mansion

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10 Lara Croft (Tomb Raider) Lara Croft (Tomb Raider) Lara Croft is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Square Enix video game franchise Tomb Raider.

One word and this goes for you too Samus: HOTHOTHOTHOTHOTHOTHOT - izakronalddonnelly

The Contenders

11 Mega Man (Mega Man Series) Mega Man (Mega Man Series) Mega Man, known as Rockman in Japan, is the title character and the protagonist of the Mega Man series by Capcom.

Super fighting robot he's mega man

12 Kirby (Kirby Series) Kirby (Kirby Series) Kirby is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Kirby series of video games owned by Nintendo and HAL Laboratory. His first game was created in 1992, and the pink puffball has made his way into the hearts of fans of all ages.

cool guy

13 Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic Series) Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic Series) Shadow the Hedgehog is a character who appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by Sega. He is an artificially created black and red hedgehog whose hover shoes propel him at extreme speeds that rival those of Sonic.

Amazing and still epic even though the (there's good Shadow fans and bad Shadow fans) bad fans have been ruining him ever since his debut in SA2. He's just 2 swag. Still going strong after a while of being paired with stupid oc's.

14 Clementine (The Walking Dead)
15 Solid Snake (Metal Gear Series) Solid Snake (Metal Gear Series) Solid Snake is a fictional character and one of the main protagonists of the video game series Metal Gear by Hideo Kojima. He is a legendary soldier cloned from Big Boss's DNA, who is sent to infiltrate and investigate the titular weapons in an effort to stop a potential war.
16 Chun-Li (Street Fighter Series) Chun-Li (Street Fighter Series)

The First Lady of fighting games she paved the way for other female fighters to follow she proved woman can be tough and sexy.

17 Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden)
18 Liu Kang (Mortal Kombat Series) Liu Kang (Mortal Kombat Series) Liu Kang is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the Mortal Kombat fighting game series from Midway Games, introduced as one of the original seven player characters in the 1992 first game as a Shaolin monk who enters the Mortal Kombat tournament to save Earthrealm.
19 Bowser (Mario Series) Bowser (Mario Series) Bowser is the main antagonist of the Mario Bros. Franchise. From kidnapping Princess Peach to simply destroying a fun game between Mario and Friends in the Mario Party spinoff series, this king of the Koopas has set up a certain hatred towards himself amongst the large cast of Mario Characters. He first more.

He's the number one villain in all of video game history he should be in the video game hall of fame.

20 Banjo (Banjo-Kazooie)
21 Duke Nukem (Duke Nukem Series) Duke Nukem (Duke Nukem Series)
22 Sean Devlin (The Saboteur)

An Irish mechanic who liberated Occupied France pretty much by himself.

23 Yoshi (Mario Series)

He actually saved Mario in youth when Mario was a baby.

24 Fox McCloud (Star Fox) Fox McCloud (Star Fox)
25 Alphys (Undertale) Alphys (Undertale) Alphys is an adorably dorky, lab-coat-wearing, bespectacled, yellow-skinned lizard scientist who resides in her lab in Hotland in the critically acclaimed cult classic RPG known as Undertale, wherein she partakes in the daily act of watching insane amounts of anime and having a vast majority of the more.
26 Handsome Jack (Borderlands) Handsome Jack (Borderlands) The main antagonist of the video game Borderlands 2. He is also included in the games: Borderlands: the Pre-Sequel, and Stories from the Borderlands.

Jack is lower than Mario and Peach? Are you kidding me.

27 Jill Valentine (Resident Evil Series) Jill Valentine (Resident Evil Series)
28 Princess Daisy (Mario Series) Princess Daisy (Mario Series) Princess Daisy is a fictional character in the Mario series of video games, in which she is the princess of the fictional region of Sarasaland. more.

Energetic and sassy, you need someone like that!

Why is peach above her peach brags more

29 Ezio Auditore Da Firenze - Assassin's Creed Ezio Auditore Da Firenze - Assassin's Creed
30 Sans (Undertale) Sans (Undertale) Sans or Sans the Skeleton is a character in the 2015 RPG Undertale created by Toby Fox. He is a lazy, pun-loving skeleton who is a supporting protagonist in the "pacifist" and "neutral" routes of Undertale, and a heroic antagonist/final boss of the "genocide" route. He is known for his incredibly difficult more.
31 Wario (Mario Series) Wario (Mario Series) Wario is a character in Nintendo's Mario series who was originally designed as an antagonist to Mario. His motives are driven by greed and he will take the side of whoever will give him the most pay. Although he may seem like just a mean man with no heart, he does have a very tragic past.


Ahem, sorry. He's the best. - DCfnaf

32 Princess Peach (Mario Series) Princess Peach (Mario Series) Princess Peach is a major character in the Mario Bros. Franchise. She is usually the character who needs saved in most Mario Games, but also has appeared as a playable character in the Main-Series Mario Games, including Super Mario 3D World, Super Mario Bros. 2, Super Mario Run, and even starred in more.
33 Olimar (Pikmin)

I love Olimar games, especially controlling the Pikimins, they are so cute, he was born in Hocotate, and he crashed onto an unknown planet, because of a meteor, he can take out the pikimins sprouts, which is weird.. We also has an epic move called the Rocket Fist

34 Lee (The Walking Dead)

Lee, the badass saviour, he was on his way to a jail cell, when the prison guard/policeman crashed, he met a girl named Clementine, and promised to do anything to save her, he became a leader of a big group, but it went wrong, and they all died, including Lee.

Lee is a normal guy who goes to extreme measures to protect Celmentine even if it costs him his own life. - egnomac

35 Shay Patrick Cormac - Assassin's Creed Rogue
36 Claptrap (Borderlands)

Claptrap is a epic character in the gaming history, he is funny and cool, this robot will definitely leave you giggling,

"Wow, you're not dead? "- Claptrap, probably the most memorable moments.

37 Pikachu (Pokemon) Pikachu (Pokemon) Pikachu are a species of Pokémon, fictional creatures that appear in an assortment of video games, animated television shows and movies, trading card games, and comic books licensed by The Pokémon Company, a Japanese corporation.

However cute he is, don't let his looks fool you, if you lay one finger on him he'll shock your balls off, he's a cute, powerful character.

38 Dr. Andonuts (Radiation's Halloween Hack)

"At the time, I didn't know why I was so scared.
Now I know why.

39 Earthworm Jim
40 Quote (Cave Story)
41 Curly Brace (Cave Story)
42 Max Payne
43 Mettaton (Undertale) Mettaton (Undertale) Mettaton is a character in the popular 2015 RPG game, Undertale. He is a robot with a soul built by Dr. Alphys, and is the sole television star of the underground. Mettaton is a popular character in the fanbase. His notable features include his legs, and his catchphrase "OH YESSSS!"
44 Donkey Kong (Donkey Kong Country) Donkey Kong (Donkey Kong Country) Donkey Kong is an arcade game released by Nintendo in 1981. It is an early example of the platform game genre, as the gameplay focuses on maneuvering the main character across a series of platforms while dodging and jumping over obstacles.

Probably one of the first Video game characters who started as a villain then turned hero. - egnomac

45 Ms. Pacman (Ms. Pacman)

Even though MS. Pacman looks like Pacman with a bow and mole her arcade game was a huge hit with gamers. - egnomac

46 Leon Kennedy (Resident Evil) Leon Kennedy (Resident Evil)

Leon is a legend, he saves Helena from her mutated butterfly sister, he kills loads of zombies, and is still badass.

47 Morrigan Aensland (Darkstalkers) Morrigan Aensland (Darkstalkers) Morrigan Aensland is a video game character from the Darkstalkers series of fighting games by Capcom, introduced in Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors in 1994.
48 GLaDOS (Portal Series) GLaDOS (Portal Series) GLaDOS is a fictional artificially intelligent computer system appearing in the video games Portal and Portal 2. The character was created by Erik Wolpaw and Kim Swift and voiced by Ellen McLain.

Funniest video game character ever! This should definitely be on the hall of fame

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49 Heavy (Team Fortress 2)

Heavy is the best TF2 Character, he has the most health, and has the best weapon, Betty, he is pretty funny as well, he is my favourite

"Who touched my gun! "- Heavy

50 Cheese (Cheese Quest)
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1. Mario (Mario Series)
2. Sonic (Sonic Series)
3. Crash Bandicoot (Crash Bandicoot)
1. Mario (Mario Series)
2. Link (The Legend of Zelda Series)
3. Sonic (Sonic Series)
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