Hey, all! I just finished reading an awesome blog from SecondServing about his favorite sidekicks in video games. I shared my favorite sidekicks and he said I should write about them. So here I am, ready to write about my favorite sidekicks in video games. There are so many awesome sub characters, main characters and non-playable characters in video games, but I thought I would share two that I like the most. Without further adieu, here are my favorite sidekicks in video games!
Toad (Super Mario Series):
When I think of the Super Mario games, I don't think of that dang plumber, I think of that adorable, selfless Toad who does whatever it takes to get Mario his power ups, which he probably loses IMMEDIATELY! Toad is always there in one of his many houses providing Mario encouragement, stars, 1-ups and power ups. Does he get any credit? No! Mario just runs along, loses the gifts from Toad and doesn't even say thank you. Toad has a family to feed - he works hard for those gifts! But seriously, Toad is wonderful. He always has a smile on his face and he's getting his own game. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker looks wonderful and Toad will once again be in the spotlight. Toad is an under appreciated sidekick, in my opinion.
Reyn (Xenoblade Chronicles):
Xenoblade Chronicles is one of my favorite JRPGs and it's important to me because of the characters. Aside from the main protagonist, Shulk, Reyn is my next favorite character in the game. Though Reyn is a main character, I view him as Shulk's number one guy; his partner in crime. Reyn is always supportive of Shulk and encourages Shulk to make the right decisions and be the best he can be. I'd like to consider myself similar to Reyn in the sense that both he and I love being supportive and helping others when they're down. Reyn is selfless and honest. He isn't afraid to share his thoughts when something is troubling him. Reyn seems like he is a great friend to have and a great partner in combat. That is why Reyn is one of my favorite sidekicks in video games.
Those are my favorite sidekicks in video games. There are so many that are memorable characters that deserve to be mentioned, but Toad and Reyn are the two that stick out the most to me. Who are some of your favorite sidekicks in video games? Share your thoughts! As always, thanks for reading!