Because you like Needles Kane in Twisted Metal
Ratchet is a shoot-first, ask-questions-later, and then-shoot-again kind of lombax. See them in Ratchet & Clank.
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 .
For Kazuya Mishima, the power of the Devil is now his and his alone. See them in Tekken .
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.
Gruff and efficient, Sam Fisher protects a nation that can never admit he exists. See them in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell.
If anyone can stay optimistic and friendly under harsh alien rule, it's Alyx Vance. See them in Half-Life 2.
For Sly Cooper, stealing isn't just about the haul. It's also about the journey. See them in Sly Cooper.
Meat Boy tenaciously throws himself into danger, and when he fails, he immediately gets back up and tries again. See them in Super Meat Boy.
A resourceful ship systems engineer, Isaac Clarke does his best to batttle the infection spreading across space. See them in Dead Space.
Clank is the quintessential rational, intelligent robot sidekick. See them in Ratchet & Clank.
After being resurrected and discovering his new morphing abilities, Alex Mercer uses them to combat the virus now ravaging New York. See them in Prototype Series.
The only thing Albert Wesker cares about is turning himself into a God. See them in Resident Evil Series.