Because you like Nathan Drake in Uncharted
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.
Wei Shen is an undercover cop on a mission for justice (or at least vengeance). See them in Sleeping Dogs.
Aiden Pearce is a hacker who knows how dangerous the world can be, both online and off. See them in Watch Dogs.
Gruff and efficient, Sam Fisher protects a nation that can never admit he exists. See them in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell.
Stuck somewhere between life and death, Talion is motivated by one thing only: vengeance. See them in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.
A hardboiled 1940s detective, Cole Phelps is haunted by his past in World War II. See them in L.A. Noire.
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.
Joel is a hardened, jaded survivor who keeps finding things to fight for. See them in The Last of Us.
Daxter is half otter, half weasel, all snark. See them in Jak and Daxter.
An undercover DEA agent, Max Payne is too focused on avenging the past to plan for the future. See them in Max Payne.
A jaded skeptic who only wants to get paid, Garrett becomes involved in bigger struggles that force him to be less self-serving. See them in Thief.
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.