Because you like Talion in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
Liu Kang spends his days training his body and spirit, seeking to become the ultimate warrior. See them in Mortal Kombat.
A believer in the pursuit of justice, Garrus Vakarian hates it when bad guys slip through the cracks of the bureaucratic justice system. See them in Mass Effect.
As a monster-hunter cursed with supernatural abilities, Geralt of Rivia is a cynic burdened by scruples in an unscrupulous world. See them in The Witcher.
Driven by guilt and rage, Kratos is less a man and more an unstoppable avatar of anger and hate. See them in God of War.
Sarah Kerrigan is pretty much the Queen Bitch of the Universe. See them in StarCraft .
There's no obstacle too great for this charismatic treasure-hunter. See them in Uncharted.
Raiden is an efficient soldier haunted by his repressed past. See them in Metal Gear Series.
All it takes to change the course of history is the will of a single man called John Price. See them in Call of Duty Series.
Daxter is half otter, half weasel, all snark. See them in Jak and Daxter.
Needles Kane says shut up and bleed. See them in Twisted Metal .
Stoic, cynical, and brilliant, Solid Snake was genetically engineered to be the perfect soldier. See them in Metal Gear Series.
The only thing Albert Wesker cares about is turning himself into a God. See them in Resident Evil Series.