Fighting game iconic characters like Ryu and Ken from Street Fighter, Scorpion, and Sub-Zero from Mortal Kombat are as famous as the games that made them.
As the industry evolved, many other iconic characters entered the fighting game pantheon and made a lasting impact. Characters live on outside of their individual games.
In honor of 35 years of Street Fighter and 30 years of Mortal Kombat: Which fighting game franchise has the most iconic characters?
What do the characters represent to you? Are there any other franchises that rival Ryu from Street Fighter or Scorpion from Mortal Kombat? Do you think iconic characters get special treatment because they often represent franchises? Franchisees not included in the poll have similar characters to those we’ve listed. Do you have an iconic character?
Let us know in the comments!
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