10 Video Game Characters That Defined Your Childhood

Growing up during the golden era of video games, our generation witnessed the rise of some of the most iconic and recognizable characters of all time. Despite the lack of the quality graphics and interactive game play present in modern-day games, video game characters of the 16-bit console era still managed to entertain the masses and take the industry to new heights. Here are 10 video game characters that defined your childhood.

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