Because you like Fox McCloud in Star Fox
A courageous boy robot, Mega Man is dedicated to achieving everlasting peace. See them in Mega Man.
Crono may not talk, but this time-traveling hero's heart speaks volumes. See them in Chrono Trigger.
Simon Belmont is a vampire hunter bravely carrying on the family business. See them in Castlevania.
M. Bison is a diabolical megalomaniac hell-bent on dominating the world. See them in Street Fighter.
Needles Kane says shut up and bleed. See them in Twisted Metal .
A great galactic bounty hunter, Samus Aran is not as good at expressing emotions. See them in Metroid.
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.
Donkey Kong is a strong, banana-loving, and caring uncle to Diddy Kong. See them in Donkey Kong.
For Sly Cooper, stealing isn't just about the haul. It's also about the journey. See them in Sly Cooper.
He's an everyday earthworm turned intergalactic hero. See them in Earthworm Jim.
Those who stand against this singular super ninja are doomed to fail. See them in Ninja Gaiden.
Jim Raynor is a decent man in an indecent universe. See them in StarCraft.