Do you guys think masterchief is as iconic as mario, or sonic?

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User Info: Wookie_Is_Back

Wookie_Is_Back
4 years ago#21
Orange_Apple posted...
I think Halo is more iconic than just Master Chief. Although MC is a very well known character.


This. I love me some chief, but I think the game as a whole is more iconic to me. it did for FPSs what SMB and the NES did for gaming.

User Info: monkmith

monkmith
4 years ago#22
nope, maybe 20 years down the line if they are still making halo games but right now he's just too young.
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User Info: javobi

javobi
4 years ago#23
GGearX posted...
javobi posted...
Asked my mum, she didn't have a clue who he was. But she knows that the character looks like, as shes seen me playing it a lot, so she probably just doesn't know the name


Did you ask her if she knew what halo is? My dad doesn't know master chief. But he does know halo


Nope she doesn't know what it is. Shes a middleaged asian woman xD
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User Info: WingZero0782

WingZero0782
4 years ago#24
He is to me, but MS don't really have any iconic characters like Sony, Sega and Nintendo.
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User Info: LTferret

LTferret
4 years ago#25
My 57 year old step-dad knows who he is.
I think hes pretty iconic
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User Info: DamorahTalset

DamorahTalset
4 years ago#26
My parents know who he is, and my mother is able to recognize the Halo theme song. That's because I played it a lot, but at the same time I know and see a lot of older people who recognize him or at least the Halo part. I think he's definitely getting up there with Mario and is probably tied with Sonic now.

Also, for people who said Microsoft doesn't have iconic characters like Sony or Nintendo... Lol.

Sony has none. Microsoft has MC.
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User Info: DarkAdonis123

DarkAdonis123
4 years ago#27
No. Mario is the Mickey Mouse of video games.
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User Info: WingZero0782

WingZero0782
4 years ago#28
DamorahTalset posted...
My parents know who he is, and my mother is able to recognize the Halo theme song. That's because I played it a lot, but at the same time I know and see a lot of older people who recognize him or at least the Halo part. I think he's definitely getting up there with Mario and is probably tied with Sonic now.

Also, for people who said Microsoft doesn't have iconic characters like Sony or Nintendo... Lol.

Sony has none. Microsoft has MC.


Sony has none, lol.

So Kratos, Ratchet & Clank, Jak & Daxter, Sweet Tooth, Nathan Drake and Sly Cooper aren't iconic?
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User Info: GGearX

GGearX
4 years ago#29
WingZero0782 posted...
DamorahTalset posted...
My parents know who he is, and my mother is able to recognize the Halo theme song. That's because I played it a lot, but at the same time I know and see a lot of older people who recognize him or at least the Halo part. I think he's definitely getting up there with Mario and is probably tied with Sonic now.

Also, for people who said Microsoft doesn't have iconic characters like Sony or Nintendo... Lol.

Sony has none. Microsoft has MC.


Sony has none, lol.

So Kratos, Ratchet & Clank, Jak & Daxter, Sweet Tooth, Nathan Drake and Sly Cooper aren't iconic?


They have icons that are known by gamers. But none gamers? From my experienxe? No. I love Uncharted slycooper and others. But they are not known outside of gamers. Sack boy is probably the closest to being sonys mascot. I just wish they promoted LBP more. It has potential, sony just doesnt realize it.
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User Info: AWarAmp84

AWarAmp84
4 years ago#30
SirenHunter posted...
The game he's in is too mature for him to ever become an icon outside the gaming world. Most people with consoles will recognise him but outside that probably no-one. Sackboy (LittleBigPlantet) will probably become an icon before MC because of his wide appeal


Really? Sackboy? I think MC surpasses Sackboy in popularity by far. You have to own a PS3 to know who Sackboy is. 99% of all gamers know who MC is even if they don't own an XBOX 360.
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