Which fighting game franchise has the most iconic characters?
Iconic characters in fighting games like Street fighterMortal Kombat’s Ryu and Ken or Scorpion and Sub-Zero are often as famous as the games that made them.
As the industry evolved, many more iconic characters joined the fighting game and made a lasting impact. Some of the franchise’s more iconic characters even live outside of their individual games, like Soulcalibur’s Ivy and Tekken’s King.
In honor of Street Fighter which recently celebrated its 35th anniversary and Mortal Kombat 30th: Which fighting game franchise has the most iconic characters?
What makes a character iconic to you? Are there any other franchises that closely resemble Street Fighter’s Ryu or Mortal Kombat’s Scorpion? Do you enjoy starring these characters while playing their respective games? Do you think iconic characters get special treatment because they often represent their franchise? Which brands aren’t featured in the poll that feature iconic characters that compete with the ones we’ve listed?
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