Because you like Needles Kane in Twisted Metal
Daxter is half otter, half weasel, all snark. See them in Jak and Daxter.
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 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.
Juliet Starling is a cheerleader by day, gleefully unhinged zombie killer by night. See them in Lollipop Chainsaw.
A resourceful ship systems engineer, Isaac Clarke does his best to batttle the infection spreading across space. See them in Dead Space.
Crono may not talk, but this time-traveling hero's heart speaks volumes. See them in Chrono Trigger.
For Sly Cooper, stealing isn't just about the haul. It's also about the journey. See them in Sly Cooper.
Fox McCloud leads a team of pilots through the Lylat System in search of the evil genius Andross, the villain that killed his father. See them in Star Fox.
Resourceful and courageous, Chun-Li is dedicated to using her considerable strengths against evil. See them in Street Fighter.
The Kid doesn't talk. He just acts with determination. See them in Bastion.
Fate has forced Amuro into the terrors of war, and he must use the Gundam and all of its power if he is to make it out alive. See them in Mobile Suit Gundam Series.
Driven by guilt and rage, Kratos is less a man and more an unstoppable avatar of anger and hate. See them in God of War.