Because you like Ratchet in Ratchet & Clank
Daxter is half otter, half weasel, all snark. See them in Jak and Daxter.
After figuring out how both the light and dark halves of his soul could co-exist, Jak is maturing into a real hero. See them in Jak and Daxter.
Rayman is a fearless hero who flies into action with a propeller on his head and a smile on his face. See them in Rayman.
For Sly Cooper, stealing isn't just about the haul. It's also about the journey. See them in Sly Cooper.
He may be one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, but War still maintains a strong sense of honor. See them in Darksiders Series.
Dante Alighieri is a crusader fighting his way to absolution. See them in Dante's Inferno.
He's an everyday earthworm turned intergalactic hero. See them in Earthworm Jim.
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.
Wei Shen is an undercover cop on a mission for justice (or at least vengeance). See them in Sleeping Dogs.
Frank West enjoys the adventure that comes from his work. But a zombie outbreak might be a little too much even for him. See them in Dead Rising.
Don't let his old age fool you, Heihachi Mishima is a ruthless pragmatist who values self-reliance above all else. See them in Tekken .
Spyro the Dragon loves getting into trouble around the Dragon Realms. See them in Spyro the Dragon.