It's pretty crazy how far video games have come. It's hard to imagine that franchises like Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda began over 30 years ago. They've changed so much since their inception and gamers born in the modern age would be pretty shocked to see how this iconic series got their start. Super Mario Bros. was nothing more than a string of pixels on a side-scrolling screen, while the Legend of Zelda opted for "changing screens" and a top-down view. The newest versions of these titles are a far cry from their beginnings.
The characters themselves have changed too. Everyone's favorite portly plumber used to look like a pointy-nosed old man. Now he looks like a well-defined mustachioed hero. Character's like Princess Zelda, Kirby, and even Lara Croft, saw the same treatment.
It's crazy to think about, but retro and classic games aren't just defined as NES and Sega Genesis anymore. Titles from the Playstation and Nintendo 64 eras could be considered classic by today's standards. We considered that when putting together this personality quiz for all of you wonderful people!
If you've ever sat back and thought about which classic video game character you resonated best with, now is your chance to see if you're right! This quiz will test your personality and see which retro character you best represent!
Do you agree with your results? Be sure to let us know!
What's your favorite fruit?
A lot of the questions featured on this list are going to be more tuned to your personality. We could ask you stuff about video games all day, but we want to get more information about who you really are first. With that in mind, which of the following fruits would you enjoy the most?
What do you like to do on the weekend?
The obvious answer here, of course, is play video games! Still, there are a lot of amazing things to do and see, so for this question, we want to see what else you might enjoy doing on a Saturday. Are you the type of person that loves adventure? Or are you more at peace when spending a relaxing day at home?
What's your favorite color?
Your favorite color can say a lot about you. Those who favor the color blue are often thought to be complex and contemplative, while those who love red are firey and passionate. If you had to choose a favorite color from the four options below (sorry if your true favorite isn't featured), which would you pick?
Which words best describe you?
A lot of us find it difficult to give ourselves any credit or praise. It's just human nature to feel self-conscious from time to time. Thankfully, we have friends around to remind us that we really are valued. What would your friends say about your personality? Which of the follows words best describe you?
What genre of music do you enjoy?
Everyone loves music! Honestly, we've never come across anyone who didn't enjoy some type of tunes (even really obscure stuff). When you're home alone or headed out for a night on the town, what's the soundtrack to your life? From the choices below, which genre of music speaks to you the most?
Favorite genre of movie?
We've asked about music and gaming, we might as well see what types of movies you like too! Are you the type of person that lines up to see each and every type of blockbuster that hits the big screen, or are you rather selective about the screenings you see? Tell us which of these movie genres appeals to you.
Which of these superpowers would you want?
Most of the classic characters featured in this quiz aren't superpowered. In fact, most of them are pretty "normal." In the new age of gaming, we're used to seeing special individuals with incredible power. That leads us to our next question. If you could have any of the following superpowers, which would you choose?
Choose your weapon!
A lot of video games feature elaborate weapons and skills to help you defeat your enemies. We've seen so many games over the years that there is a seemingly endless pool of items to choose from. If you had to pick a weapon to wield from this grouping, which would it be?
What's your favorite type of vehicle?
It isn't just weapons that have evolved in video games. We've seen an abundance of new and interesting vehicles make their way into classic and modern adventures alike. If you had to choose from the list of vehicles featured here, what type of transportation would you use to power through your quest?
Where do you go with friends?
We know that some of you are probably not very social (don't worry, sometimes we aren't either) but for this question just imagine you are. There is a multitude of things you can do with friends. You can catch a movie, go camping, or even embark on a road trip. What do you enjoy doing with friends?
If you were stranded on a desert island, what one thing would you take?
This is one of the best personality questions ever, so we figured we'd add it. Imagine you're going to be stranded on a desert island, and you can only take one thing with you (out of these four things!) Which item would you take with you? It may not seem like this relates to game characters much, but you'd be surprised!
Which of these gifts would you like to receive?
Everyone loves presents. Whether it's your Birthday, Christmas, or just a special occasion, a gift is sure to put a smile on your face. There is something so entertaining about tearing into that pretty wrapping paper to discover the treasures underneath. Which of the following gifts would excite you the most?
Where would you go on vacation?
Have you been feeling exceptionally stressed lately? Maybe you could use a vacation! It's too bad video game characters don't get vacations, some of them could really use one. If you had to pick one of the following places for rest and relaxation, where would you go? What sounds like the ideal vacation to you?
What's your dream job?
It takes a long time for most to achieve their dream career. Some of us go through many years of college (or gain a ton of experience) before we get a chance to work in our environment of choice. Most video game characters are "forced" into their jobs! If you had to pick one of the following careers, what would it be?
You find a priceless artifact, what do you do?
Imagine you're walking down the street and you happen upon a priceless historical artifact lying near the curb. No one is around, so you aren't sure who it belongs to. One thing is certain, it isn't yours. This thing has a lot of historical significance, and it's probably worth a lot of money. What would you do with it?
What would you do with 10 million dollars?
For a lot of us, money is often tight. It can be difficult to have a massive influx of cash, especially early on in life. Video game characters rarely have to worry about cash issues, since we collect it for them! If you suddenly found yourself in possession of 10 million dollars, what would you do with it?
What do you like to drink?
It's crucial to stay satiated and hydrated, especially during long gaming sessions! At some point, you're going to need to grab a drink. Video game characters don't usually need to abide by our survival rules, but you'll occasionally see them enjoying their favorite beverage. Which of these four drinks appeals to you the most?
What can't you live without?
Video game characters always have exactly what they need to complete their quest. We aren't so fortunate. We're forced to work hard for the things we have, but in the end, it's worth it. Imagine if you were suddenly forced to choose one thing you own, casting all other things out. Which of the following things can't you live without?
What's your favorite musical instrument?
Earlier we asked you about your favorite genre of music. There are a ton of varying musical types found throughout your favorite games. When gaming was first starting to take root, we were rather limited in terms of the sounds we could make. In the modern age, a full array of instruments can be used to create the perfect effects and musical scores. Which instrument is your favorite?
What's your favorite season?
When games were just beginning, developers didn't bother planning out seasons or weather effects. In the real world, we don't have that luxury. We have to experience the full range of seasons each year. If you were forced to live in one of the four seasons longer than the others (some of you do) which one would it be?
What's your spirit animal?
If you aren't familiar with a spirit animal, it's what animal best connects with you on a soul (or spiritual level). Video game characters are sometimes animals themselves! Perhaps that have spirit humans within them. If you ever found yourself embodying a wild animal, which type of animal would it be?
What's your clothing style?
Video game characters come in a wide array of styles. Some wear elaborate outfits and armors, while some are clothed in simple colors and cloths. You probably won't see most people strolling down the street in chainmail, but we do have access to an abundance of clothing options in the real world. What type of clothing do you favor?
What's your snack of choice?
We asked you earlier about your favorite fruit. Now we want to know what types of "junk food" you splurge on. We know, it isn't healthy, but we all indulge from time to time. It's too bad we can't effortlessly retain our ideal body shapes like video game characters do. If you had to choose a snack from this group, what would it be?
What's your favorite board game?
This is a bit strange I know. To be fair, board games do share a few similarities with video games. This should help us get a better idea of what types of board games you prefer, which will, strangely enough, help us determine what classic game character you're most like! From the following, which board game do you prefer?
Which video game genre do you like?
This is a video game character quiz, so we need at least one general question about video games. Whether it's classic, indie, or AAA modern titles, we all have our favorite genre or genres. There are so many adventures to be had in the modern day! Out of the grouping below, which type of video game do you enjoy most?