18 video game characters made massively fat

We've had enough of game heroes who shamelessly pander to the mythical Hollywood ideal. We've had enough of bigger characters only ever being allowed on-screen as comic relief. And happily, we came to this conclusion just as Matt discovered an amazingly childish but endlessly funny iPhone App calledFatBooth,which instantlybulks upany photo you choose to feed into it. Three guesses what we did.

Yes. And we did it 18 times.

Lara Croft

Nathan Drake

Cloud Strife


Marcus Fenix


Solid Snake


Niko Bellic

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David Houghton
Long-time GR+ writer Dave has been gaming with immense dedication ever since he failed dismally at some '80s arcade racer on a childhood day at the seaside (due to being too small to reach the controls without help). These days he's an enigmatic blend of beard-stroking narrative discussion and hard-hitting Psycho Crushers.