Because you like John Marston in Red Dead Redemption
Stoic, cynical, and brilliant, Solid Snake was genetically engineered to be the perfect soldier. See them in Metal Gear Series.
Liu Kang spends his days training his body and spirit, seeking to become the ultimate warrior. See them in Mortal Kombat.
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.
An assassin with supernatural gifts, Corvo Attano is the last guy you should frame for murder. See them in Dishonored.
There's no obstacle too great for this charismatic treasure-hunter. See them in Uncharted.
With an A.I. as loyal and witty as Cortana, who needs humans? See them in Halo.
Meat Boy tenaciously throws himself into danger, and when he fails, he immediately gets back up and tries again. See them in Super Meat Boy.
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.
Clank is the quintessential rational, intelligent robot sidekick. See them in Ratchet & Clank.
A powerful dragon-hunting warrior, Dovahkiin is destined for great things. See them in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
Raiden is an efficient soldier haunted by his repressed past. See them in Metal Gear Series.
Jim Raynor is a decent man in an indecent universe. See them in StarCraft.