A recent poll conducted during The London Games Festival has crowned Sonic the Hedgehog as UK's top gaming icon!
According to Digital Spy, Sega's speedy blue wonder sailed to the number one spot in the poll with a cool 24% picking him as their favourite gaming character.
Mario chugged along in second place with 21%, followed by the busty Lara Croft, of Tomb Raider fame, carrying a 16% slice. Others included Donkey Kong (11%), Pac Man (10%), Link (5%) and Max Payne (4%), Pikachu (3%), Niko Bellic of GTAIV (2%) and last, but not least, Streetfighter's Blanka (1%).
The poll took into account 500 British gamers during one of the festivals numerous events this month. For more information on the London Games Festival, be sure to check out the Official website.