Because you like Yoshi in Super Mario Bros.
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.
Illiterate and oblivious, Crash Bandicoot is still a hero. See them in Crash Bandicoot.
Spyro the Dragon loves getting into trouble around the Dragon Realms. See them in Spyro the Dragon.
An aristocrat-turned-tomb-raider, Lara Croft does her best thinking while plunging off cliffs. See them in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.
Most of the world has been wiped out from The Beast. And when The Beast comes, Cole MacGrath will be ready. See them in inFAMOUS.
Stoic, cynical, and brilliant, Solid Snake was genetically engineered to be the perfect soldier. See them in Metal Gear Series.
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.
Juliet Starling is a cheerleader by day, gleefully unhinged zombie killer by night. See them in Lollipop Chainsaw.
A super-soldier, Master Chief might be more machine than man. And for humanity's sake, thank God. See them in Halo.
A hardboiled 1940s detective, Cole Phelps is haunted by his past in World War II. See them in L.A. Noire.
Once a loving family man, James Heller is now dark, damaged, and hell-bent on getting revenge. See them in Prototype Series.
Those who stand against this singular super ninja are doomed to fail. See them in Ninja Gaiden.