Are you a gamer? According to some new research on favorite video characters in Arkansas, Google search data shows over the past years this video character was google the most. Are you ready to find out who it was?

Sonic the Hedgehog

The speedy blue character from the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise is the most popular video game character in Arkansas according to a study done by 6Takarakuji. In the last report, there were 8,100 searches on Google every month in the state.

YouTube, Paramount Pictures
YouTube, Paramount Pictures

Some of this popularity is on the rise because of the Sonic the Hedgehog movie that was released in 2020, 2022, and a third in the series coming out next year.


Next up in Arkansas, was Pikachu from the Pokemon franchise coming in second on the list with about 4,400 searches per month. Thanks mainly to the movie, Detective Pikachu, which starred Ryan Reynolds.


The third most popular video game character in Arkansas was Pac-Man averaging about 4,000 monthly searches. Pac-Man remains one of the most popular games around the world originally released in 1980. I mean, who didn't grow up with the bright yellow character who would eat everything in sight?


 Respectively Kirby, from the Kirby series, ranked 4th.


Kratos from God of War rounds out the Top 5 most searched video game characters in Arkansas.

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