Dogs may be known to some as simple leg-humping bastards that like to lick your face after chomping on their own feces. But even the most ardent members from the anti-canine camp can't deny the powerful comfort provided by a dog's unwavering loyalty and the charm of its waggling tail.
GamesRadar likes to post stories that matter to serious gamers. So when their editors were forced to decide between running some leaked concept art for Gears of War 3 or a list of memorable dogs from games they liked, it was a no-brainer. Behold their ultimate list of gaming's greatest canine companions, the sidekicks who did so much more for them than simply sit, beg, and not poop on our carpet.