There are characters who have been around for a long time and have become icons for their respective series and sometimes even an icon for games in general. Characters like Mario, Sonic, Solid Snake, Pikachu and many others are gaming icons who have proven to be world wide sensations. They represent some of the most powerful and most memorable games in history and continue to be an important part of the industry as a whole. But what if I told you there are characters who have been around for just as long, have appeared in a number of games and have garnered much less attention than one would think. In this series we will talk about those heroes who have stood the sands of time but have flown under the radar of the mainstream gaming world for some.