Because you like SHODAN in System Shock
A great galactic bounty hunter, Samus Aran is not as good at expressing emotions. See them in Metroid.
A gruff and hardened professional, Marcus Fenix keeps his emotions buried deep. See them in Gears of War.
James Gordon happens to be the one guy in Gotham City with proper morals who doesn't also run around in a cape. See them in DC Extended Universe.
Emma Frost's superpower: transforming her body into an unbreakable diamond. See them in X-Men Series.
Society may reject Felicia, but this bubbly catwoman just wants to spread happiness to others. See them in Darkstalkers .
Chef is a swinging bachelor and former R&B singer with a leopard-skin upholstered couch and some great stories. See them in South Park.
Stuck somewhere between life and death, Talion is motivated by one thing only: vengeance. See them in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.
All who live know his name, and all who oppose him shall know Death. See them in Darksiders Series.
A sexy succubus , Morrigan Aensland lives for pleasure. See them in Darkstalkers .
The "runt" of his biker gang, Tetsuo Shima grapples with a perpetual inferiority complex. See them in Akira.
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.
Gruff and sarcastic, Detective Harry Dresden use unconventional ways to track down perps, including using magic and the supernatural. See them in The Dresden Files.