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My best mates in games

Buds

Mates, pals, muckers, amigos. We’ve all got at least one close friend, even it is the man-sized wasp that’s been living in your shed since 2009 (hi, Gareth!) Videogames are generally bad at depicting friendship, since most relationships between player and NPC are based in the selfish desire to attain more ammunition or avoid a brutal death in the jungle (I’m looking at you, large mob of people ready to say “What about Far Cry 2!”) But sometimes games give us excellent friends. Here’s some of the best buds you could ever hope for.

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