Because you like Samus Aran in Metroid
A courageous boy robot, Mega Man is dedicated to achieving everlasting peace. See them in Mega Man.
Fox McCloud leads a team of pilots through the Lylat System in search of the evil genius Andross, the villain that killed his father. See them in Star Fox.
He's an everyday earthworm turned intergalactic hero. See them in Earthworm Jim.
Simon Belmont is a vampire hunter bravely carrying on the family business. See them in Castlevania.
Crono may not talk, but this time-traveling hero's heart speaks volumes. See them in Chrono Trigger.
M. Bison is a diabolical megalomaniac hell-bent on dominating the world. See them in Street Fighter.
Society may reject Felicia, but this bubbly catwoman just wants to spread happiness to others. See them in Darkstalkers .
Those who stand against this singular super ninja are doomed to fail. See them in Ninja Gaiden.
NiGHTS is a powerful but childlike spirit who hates being told what to do. See them in NiGHTS into Dreams.
Jim Raynor is a decent man in an indecent universe. See them in StarCraft.
Raz is a 10-year-old boy who mostly stays in his own head, which makes sense since that's where he is strongest. See them in Psychonauts.
Resourceful and courageous, Chun-Li is dedicated to using her considerable strengths against evil. See them in Street Fighter.