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The Top 7... inanimate objects


Halo, like Smash Bros., is stupidly popular. Millions sold around the globe to eager Master Chiefs-in-training. And of those millions, a damn large chunk is obsessed with finding each and every game-altering skull, no matter how well Bungie tucked them away. Within minutes of Halo 3's worldwide marketing blitz, gamers scrambled to find 'em all and reap their benefits - if you consider making enemies tough as hell, grenade happy and invisible a benefit, that is. They're such an in-demand object that our Skulls Guide remains one of GR's most popular articles, seven months after the game was released. Pretty good for a severed, nameless head that just sits there collecting dust.

Collectibility aside, the skulls are also quite useful in multiplayer. They don't add new dialogue or make confetti pop out of grunts' heads as in single player, but they do deliver a one hit kill to anyone greedy enough to approach their owner. Just look at all those fools flying through the air, desperately trying to collect a measly skull. Any price is worth the effort - even a hilariously embarrassing death.

Obsessive: If you succumbed to Skull-o-mania, odds are you also spent hours perusing Liberty City in search of all 100 Hidden Packages. Amazing how such simple designs can instill an irrepressible urge to locate 'em all.

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  • trojan12 - February 3, 2011 4:10 a.m.

    The Screw Attack didn't let you somersault indefinitely, that was the Space Jump! Get it right, GR...
  • MyriamD - January 1, 2011 7:35 p.m.

    I think the lack of Kuribo's Shoe is for teasing you. Also, I vote Companion Cube on the top. And push the freaking box up XD
  • ghost5555 - November 30, 2010 9:41 p.m.

    Will everyone PLEASE shut up about the companion cube, it was with you for HALF A LEVEL!!! other than that, good list :)
  • AGENTJORRRG - September 28, 2010 7:09 a.m.

    I would've put the turretbots from portal above the Cube. They're shooting at me, but they're adorable and I want one.
  • FanofSaiyan - December 5, 2009 2:23 a.m.

    You'd think with all the Mario sports games, kart racers, party games, and sequels to the main series that they couldn't have Kuribo's Shoe make a single reappearance.
  • FanofSaiyan - December 5, 2009 2:20 a.m.

    Ahh the smash ball, the "tide turner" of Brawl. There's no telling how many matches have been decided by who gets that precarious little orb.
  • thephntm - December 2, 2008 5:36 p.m.

    still laughing at the cosplayer in kuribos shoe!
  • kamikaz3e124 - October 26, 2008 8:06 p.m.

    I wish the WCC was first. I dont know why, but im obsessed with it.
  • Nin10DOH - September 1, 2008 11:54 p.m.

    the box was the most important Metal Gear Solid item ever
  • xReptar - October 26, 2008 6:34 p.m.

    I'm surprised the WCC wasn't first.
  • NullG7 - September 29, 2008 11:28 p.m.

    I love that giant shoe I have played the game a few times just to hop around in it like the guy in the video
  • iiscody - September 26, 2008 2:05 a.m.

    only the completely useless items are any good. WCC is my favorite. i played portal multiple times just to use it for 10 minutes. but all of the other objects made a huge impact on my life too...
  • VoodooPanda - September 2, 2008 7:04 a.m.

    Hate the Companion Cube. My friend is obsessed with it. "It takes hits for you like a good friend would, you can use it as a step, and it will go anywhere with you without complaining." Thats his reasons why its awesome. But I think if it doesnt explode or shoot something then its useless to me.
  • Burn - September 1, 2008 7:36 p.m.

    Love that shoe...
  • Smeggs - September 17, 2009 6:07 p.m.

    Oh, the porn magazines, jesus that take me back. I rememeber putting them all over the ground, and then blowing up a gaurd. Another gaurd turned around "HUH? What's that noise?" He walks three steps, notices the magazine next to him, and completely ignores the fact that his buddy just rose to a higher plain of existence.
  • kamikaz3e124 - July 26, 2009 5:58 a.m.

    As you see in this default picture here, the companion cube is still alive... playin on my X-Box 360. Me:"Hey, are you done playing yet?" WCC:"..." Me:"Darn..." Me:"Oh well, maybe next time." WCC:"..." Me:"Yeah I love you too."
  • vigeoman - July 7, 2009 3:53 p.m.

    hahaha i love the shoe
  • halifaxia - June 9, 2009 7:41 p.m.

    I love wcc... it's always number one in my heart
  • stuzimuzipuzi - February 2, 2009 7:58 p.m.

    do you guys love that car from street fighter
  • bigpoppachain - August 1, 2009 1:44 p.m.

    lol voodoo i think ur friend is giving you hints

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