25 best video game sidekicks ever

Who can you rely on to have your back in some of history's most famous games? These guys and gals, that's who

Heels (Head Over Heels, 1987)

Heels (Head Over Heels, 1987)

A pioneer of multiple controllable character gameplay, Head Over Heels had two characters (Head and Heels) with different skills that had to be combined to progress through the game. Head, for instance, could fire doughnuts to paralyse enemies, a strategy that never took off in the real world.