Easy to Remember, These 7 Iconic Characters in a Game

Characters that are easy to remember, become one very important factor of a game. Either from the typical fighting style, weapons used, or clothes used. The characters in the current mini game series do not count anymore. But still there are many iconic characters that are not easily forgotten by gamers.

If you often see a character in a game but don’t know the name, it can be said that the character is quite iconic. Then what are the iconic characters in a game? Here is the list.

1. Mario Bros – Mario Bros.

This one character, seems to be the most iconic character among other characters. Because you could say, from today’s children to their parents, no one does not know Mario Bros.

This character was created by the same person as the Link character in Zelda game, Shigeru Miyamoto. But in this game, Miyamoto made it with Gunpei Yokoi. This game was first present in 1983 for the arcade game platform. With distinctive clothes and hats, Mario Bros. always appears in the latest Nintedo game today.

Not even a few games that take gameplay like Mario Bros. But the success and iconic character no one can beat this one plumber. 

2. Kratos – God of War

This iconic character, in the game God of War, who else if not Kratos. If you’ve played PS2, it seems impossible if you don’t play this one game. God of War was introduced in 2005 with the theme of Greek mythology.

This game shows the power of Kratos in slaughtering his enemies, including the Greek god. Until now, God of War has become one of the favorite games for gamers. In addition, Kratos also became an iconic character that seems difficult to forget. 

3. Sonic – Sonic the Hedgehog

The next figure in the iconic industry is Sonic. Sega’s blue hedgehog is a protagonist in 16bit, Sonic the Hedgehog. Has the ability to run fast, while collecting rings and passing obstacles in the arena and finish off existing enemies.

Sonic first existed in 1991 and until now, Sonic has become an unforgettable character. And finally, Sonic and his main enemy Dr. “Eggman” Robotnik appeared in his live action film, Sonic The Hedgehog.

4. Agent 47 – Hitman


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Besides Kratos, another iconic character with a bald head is Agent 47. The hitman from the Hitman game developed by IO Interactive does not have a name and is only known as Agent 47.

First appeared in 2000, this character and game in 2015 was made into a film with the title of Hitman Agent 47. Although the results were not satisfactory for film lovers and gamers alike. 

5. Pac-Man – Pac-Man

Pac-Man is a legacy Arcade game designed by Toru Iwatani and was developed by Namco and then released on May 22, 1980. This game has a simple gameplay and was loved by children in its time until the main character namely Pac-Man became an iconic character to date.

This game is very addictive for the 90s generation, it seems not yet worth mentioning a gamer if you have not played Pac-Man. Thanks to his fame, Pac-Man had a net profit of $ 2.2 billion. 

6. Dante – Devil May Cry

Taken from the name of Dante Alighieri, an Italian in the middle of the last century. Dante’s name in the game Devil May Cry, seems to have been very attached to everyone, especially for gamers. Dante’s name is always remembered and becomes iconic especially if it is not from the style or style of battle slick. Starting from using a gun, sword, to ax.

Dante is one of the strongest characters in the Devil May Cry game. No wonder because he is a half-demon human. Devil May Cry itself was released by Capcom in 2001. Until now, the game and its iconic character, Dante, seem to have been very difficult to forget.

7. Link – Zelda

Legend of Zelda is a fantasy game created by Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka. This game was released in 1986 as a game that accompanied the 80s and 90s on the Nintendo console. Link itself is the protagonist in this game.

Fight with enemies to save Zelda’s daughter. This game has no death until now even Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild was named the game of the year in 2017. This is also the main character, namely Link has become very iconic until now.

That’s the iconic character in a game. Which iconic character is your favorite? Or do you even have other iconic characters that aren’t listed?

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