Top 10 Most Well-Known Video Game Characters

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Every gamer (and many non-gamers) knows these guys.

The Top Ten

1 Mario (Super Mario Bros series) Mario (Super Mario Bros 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 ...read more.

And the most primary Nintendo character! (or maybe one of them)

Well, this is obvious... - Mcgillacuddy

2 Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog series) Sonic the Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog series) Sonic the Hedgehog, trademarked Sonic The Hedgehog, is the title character and protagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by Sega, as well as numerous spin-off comics, five animated shows, and an animated OVA.
3 Pikachu (Pokemon series) Pikachu (Pokemon series) 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.
4 Luigi (Super Mario Bros series Luigi (Super Mario Bros series Luigi is a fictional character featured in video games and related media released by Nintendo. Created by prominent game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, Luigi is portrayed as the slightly younger but taller fraternal twin brother of Nintendo's mascot Mario, and appears in many games throughout the Mario ...read more.
5 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.
6 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.

Yeah, Pac-Man is more recognizable than Kirby sorry. Most people who don't know Kirby mistake him for Pac-Man LOL LAME! - LarkwingFlight

7 Princess Peach (Super Mario Bros series) Princess Peach (Super Mario Bros 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 ...read more.
8 Bowser (Super Mario Bros series) Bowser (Super Mario Bros 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 ...read more.
9 Donkey Kong (Donkey Kong Country series) Donkey Kong (Donkey Kong Country series) 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.
10 Lara Croft (Tomb Raider series) Lara Croft (Tomb Raider series) Lara Croft is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Square Enix video game franchise Tomb Raider.

The Contenders

11 Altaïr (Assassin's Creed)
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