WHO’S YOUR HERO?
From sports to comics, every kind of fun has its heroes. Here
are some top video game heroes and their latest games.
• MARIO: The mustachioed plumber is always saving Princess Peach. He has been in more than 200
games, including last year’s terriﬁc Mario Kart Wii.
• CRASH BANDICOOT: The wacky marsupial continues his ﬁght against Dr. Neo Cortex, most
recently in Crash: Mind Over Mutant (Rated E10+ for Everyone 10 and Older).
• SONIC: The speedy adventurer is featured in more than 100
games, 36 for mobile phones alone. He currently stars in Sonic
and the Black Knight (Rated E10+ for Everyone 10 and Older).
• LINK: The Legend of Zelda hero proves his bravery with his
Master Sword in every game, most recently Phantom Hourglass.
• POKÉMON: With about 500 Pokémon, it’s hard to pick just
one hero. Maybe that’s why the series, with the new Pokémon
Platinum has sold more than 175 million games.
• SPONGEBOB: The buck-toothed sea sponge appears in
dozens of video games (even Monopoly), including 2008’s
standout Drawn to Life.
• SPYRO: The perky purple dragon joined forces with f