Mario. Sonic. Crash Bandicoot. Ratchet & Clank. We’re sure it didn’t take you long to apply some visual ID to those names. Now let’s try another test. Tomba. Bug. Ristar. Master Higgins. Drawing a blank right now? We’re not surprised. The characters we just mentioned are a little less popular than their platforming counterparts. We’ve elected to give them their just due with this gallery of gaming’s less revered platforming heroes. 

Tags: platforming, side-scroller, action, forgotten
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