BY JOHN SANTINA: Video game side characters and sidekicks rarely get the spotlight that they deserve. Mario, Nathan Drake, Sonic and Gordon Freeman get the accolades for saving the day, but their adventures wouldn’t be anywhere near as entertaining without their supporting cast.
But, what if those unsung heroes could star in their own games? Not every side character would make a great lead, but there are several that would be great fun to play as in their own adventure, away from the shadow of the star of their franchise.
These are 5 side characters who we would like to see receive their own games in 2021.