The popularity rankings of video game characters are always contentious and spark heated debate. Naturally, we all have favorite characters that have left an indelible impact on our life at some point. However, that does not imply that there are “figures” in this vast universe of video games who are more important or popular.
Specifically, today we offer you a Techtalk study (which you can view by CLICKING HERE) in which they studied internet search traffic, Instagram posts, and other factors to determine the most popular video game character on the internet.
- As a result, Sonic, the well-known blue hedgehog, is the most popular of all, with 6.7 million monthly searches.
- Followed by Pikachu with 3.7 million searches (despite being the leader in network publishing), then Pac-Man with 3 million searches.
Top 15 Most Popular Characters
And where is Mario? Well, the legendary Nintendo mascot is in fourth place in this ranking with 2.1 million monthly searches, and Big Boss, the character developed by Hideo Kojima, is in fifth place with 712,500 monthly searches. Here’s a list of the top 15:
|11TH: Donkey Kong
|7TH: Lara Croft
|5TH: Big Boss
Top 15 Popular Superhero Characters
This research also includes ranks superstars from the superhero genre, which is so strongly linked to video games. In this example, the first person categorized is a villain named Joker, followed by Spider-Man and Black Panther.
|7TH: Harley Quinn
|12TH: Captain America
|3RD: Black Panther
|4TH: Wonder Woman
|14TH: Black Widow
|5TH: Iron Man
|15TH: The Flash
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