Sonic is the most popular video game character according to new study

Sonic the Hedgehog

Everytime you ask someone about who is the most popular video game character, Mario is the one who first comes to mind. After all, since the eighties he’s been Nintendo’s mascot and without a doubt, he is a video game icon that is known even by non-gamers. But according to a new study, he’s no longer the most popular character.

Techtalk, a company that specializes in analyzing Internet trends, published a new study that focuses on the popularity of movies, video games, and entertainment in general according to web searches and social media posts. No apparent date-range is given in the study, but we can assume that they are presenting the latest information.

Hence, these are the 15 most popular video game characters:

What do you think about it? Sonic had his 30th anniversary in 2021 and he’ll be having a new movie and game in 2022.

In their study, they also mention the most popular Superhero Celebrities, Christmas Icons, Sitcom Superstars, and Horror Movie Heavyweights.

If you wish to check out the complete study, you can do it right here.

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