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Best wingmen in gaming

When Bromance goes digital

Best wingmen in gaming
28 February 2011

Heroism. It’s easy when you’re controlling a video game character from the indent of your sofa, with the only posing threat a diminishing supply of Skittles.

But behind every digital champion lies a good wingman, someone who, if asked, would willingly defuse a bomb by eating it and even lie on hot coals while the protagonist stomps across their back to claim the Princess. So join us as we salute these most sacrificial of video game buddies…

Col. Roy Campbell – Metal Gear Solid


The Arbiter - Halo

There’s Something About Mary

Max – Sam & Max

Sam & Max

Diddy Kong – Donkey Kong series


Miles ‘Tails’ Prower – Sonic series

Luigi – Mario series

Top Gun

Victor Sullivan - Drake’s Uncharted

Marcus and Dominic – Gears of War

Gears of War franchise

Leonardo Da Vinci – Assassin’s Creed 2