Because you like Chun-Li in Street Fighter
Big Boss is a disillusioned mercenary commander who wants to create a world for soldiers (and soldiers alone). See them in Metal Gear Series.
A celestial caretaker, Amaterasu is the stuff of legends. See them in Okami.
With an A.I. as loyal and witty as Cortana, who needs humans? See them in Halo.
Wario is greedy, gross, and gluttonous. See them in WarioWare.
Illiterate and oblivious, Crash Bandicoot is still a hero. See them in Crash Bandicoot.
Harry Mason has been told that he worries too much, that he's a little paranoid. But he just wants to protect what he loves. See them in Silent Hill.
Closing off her emotions makes Lightning a great fighter, but at what personal cost? See them in Final Fantasy Series.
Raiden is an efficient soldier haunted by his repressed past. See them in Metal Gear Series.
He might look like a pretty boy, but resourceful Leon Scott Kennedy is the man to have at your side during a crisis. See them in Resident Evil Series.
Stoic, cynical, and brilliant, Solid Snake was genetically engineered to be the perfect soldier. See them in Metal Gear Series.
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.
A gruff and hardened professional, Marcus Fenix keeps his emotions buried deep. See them in Gears of War.