"Whether it’s because they simply exist as the foil to their respective leading character or because they’re just not that interesting, sidekicks are generally an under-appreciated bunch.
Regardless of their role in any given game, videogame sidekicks ideally prove themselves to be helpful, memorable and lovable characters. In rare cases, they can even be more interesting than their protagonist buddies.
So feel free to tag along with us as we run down the top ten sidekicks in games – in no particular order, of course." -Stephen Hilger