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Top 10 Fan Wars: from Doctor Who to Twilight to Star Wars vs Star Trek

A Sherlock "setlock" civil war is in full swing and it's not the first time fans have taken sides...

8. Sonic/Mario

‘Console wars’ are some of the most bruising fan rivalries. Different consoles play different games, and what you have sitting under your television is a point of playground pride. In the 1990s, the dueling generals of video games were Super Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog. As Sega’s Genesis (Mega Drive in Europe) and Nintendo’s Super Nintendo knocked lumps out of each other in adverts…

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…their fans did likewise. However, since Sega stopped making their own consoles, the old enemies have called a truce. Not only does Sonic now appear on Nintendo machines, he often joins Mario in his own games.

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