Because you like SHODAN in System Shock
Don't let his old age fool you, Heihachi Mishima is a ruthless pragmatist who values self-reliance above all else. See them in Tekken .
Jim Raynor is a decent man in an indecent universe. See them in StarCraft.
Raz is a 10-year-old boy who mostly stays in his own head, which makes sense since that's where he is strongest. See them in Psychonauts.
M. Bison is a diabolical megalomaniac hell-bent on dominating the world. See them in Street Fighter.
Crono may not talk, but this time-traveling hero's heart speaks volumes. See them in Chrono Trigger.
If anyone can stay optimistic and friendly under harsh alien rule, it's Alyx Vance. See them in Half-Life 2.
Zeratul is cryptic, mystic, and not to be messed with. See them in StarCraft .
An undercover DEA agent, Max Payne is too focused on avenging the past to plan for the future. See them in Max Payne.
Bad-ass Rayne has sworn her life to finding and destroying her vampire dad, Kagan, and killing as many other vampires as she can in the bargain. See them in BloodRayne .
Once a loving family man, James Heller is now dark, damaged, and hell-bent on getting revenge. See them in Prototype Series.
A bureaucrat in the Land of the Dead, Manuel Calavera is a jaded, sarcastic loner who just might have a hidden heroic side. See them in Grim Fandango.
Wei Shen is an undercover cop on a mission for justice (or at least vengeance). See them in Sleeping Dogs.