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Published on July 3rd, 2017 | by gareth


Mario And Sonic Revealed As The Most Googled Game Characters

Interesting stuff. has used Google search data to figure out which video game character is the most popular across all of the states.


  • Golden oldies Mario and Sonic topped searches in 7 states each, with Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, South Dakota and Washington, all searching for the Italian plumber
  • While Sonic won Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio and Wyomin
  • Tied for 2ndwith six states each are Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft and Freddy Fazbear from the cult horror series Five Nights at Freddy’s 
  • Villains proved to be surprisingly popular too, with Bowser taking 4 states andFinal Fantasy VII’s Sephiroth the most searched character in California and Oregon

Please see the map below (and attached) for more information, as well as the following blog post:

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Syndicated movie & game critic, writer, author and frequent radio guest. His work has appeared in over 60 publications worldwide and he is the creator of the rising entertainment site and publication “Skewed and Reviewed”.He has three books of film, game reviews and interviews published and is a well-received and in demand speaker on the convention circuit. Gareth has appeared in movies and is a regular guest on a top-rated Seattle morning show.He has also appeared briefly in films such as “Prefountaine”, “Postal”. “Far Cry”. and others. Gareth is also an in-demand speaker at several conventions and has conducted popular panels for over two decades.

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