"Throughout the course of video game history, we have seen many characters rise the ranks to become iconic mascots. We sometimes forget, however, that with those that have risen come those that have been lost to time. Many have tried to reach the heights of Mario and Sonic, but could never win the hearts of gamers quite in the same way. Today, we thought it would be interesting to discuss five mascots that sadly have fallen out of the limelight. Before we go any further, keep in mind that forgotten doesn’t inherently mean disliked. Surely some of you out there will hold some of these characters close to your hearts. Forgotten simply means that these mascots never really received the praise that their more famous competitors have. With that said, here are five forgotten video game mascots."