Just like cats, man's best friend is a returning character in every genre. We've selected those video game dogs—from games both old and new—which are usually portrayed as companions; sidekicks who can both help us with minor tasks and save our asses in difficult situations.
No matter which profession you choose or how much of a dick you are, BioWare's Star Wars: The Old Republic loads players up with colorful companion characters, ready to fill any hole that might come up. Not like that — well, not like that officially.
You can't expect to survive the harsh wastelands surrounding New Vegas without the help of a few friends. Check out the dogs, robots, humans, super mutants, and ghouls that'll be helping you survive Fallout: New Vegas.