Because you like Ratchet in Ratchet & Clank
Illiterate and oblivious, Crash Bandicoot is still a hero. See them in Crash Bandicoot.
The Kid doesn't talk. He just acts with determination. See them in Bastion.
Altair Ibn-La'Ahad is as much a philosopher and detective as he is a killer. He takes nothing at face value and continually searches for deeper truths. See them in Assassin's Creed Series.
Jim Raynor is a decent man in an indecent universe. See them in StarCraft.
Resourceful and courageous, Chun-Li is dedicated to using her considerable strengths against evil. See them in Street Fighter.
A reformed former outlaw, John Marston doesn't want any trouble, yet somehow trouble always seems to find him. See them in Red Dead Redemption.
Edward Kenway can be reckless and greedy, but he's learning that his ancient ancestry carries a noble burden. See them in Assassin's Creed Series.
Ezio Auditore Da Firenze is a little short-tempered, a lot fun-loving. See them in Assassin's Creed Series.
A powerful dragon-hunting warrior, Dovahkiin is destined for great things. See them in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
Judge Dredd is less a man and more a living manifestation of justice. See them in Dredd.
Dr. Gordon Freeman is a brilliant physicist is a quiet hero. And given all the violent aliens, he better be. See them in Half-Life.
A celestial caretaker, Amaterasu is the stuff of legends. See them in Okami.