Because you like Cole MacGrath in inFAMOUS
Liu Kang spends his days training his body and spirit, seeking to become the ultimate warrior. See them in Mortal Kombat.
A genetic experiment engineered to be the perfect assassin, Agent 47 is cold, professional, and lethal. See them in Hitman.
Big Boss is a disillusioned mercenary commander who wants to create a world for soldiers (and soldiers alone). See them in Metal Gear Series.
Raiden is an efficient soldier haunted by his repressed past. See them in Metal Gear Series.
For Sly Cooper, stealing isn't just about the haul. It's also about the journey. See them in Sly Cooper.
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.
Ratchet is a shoot-first, ask-questions-later, and then-shoot-again kind of lombax. See them in Ratchet & Clank.
Jin Kazama is a fearsome warrior torn between the darkness and the light. See them in Tekken .
Crono may not talk, but this time-traveling hero's heart speaks volumes. See them in Chrono Trigger.
Did he ever tell you the definition of insanity? Just wait, and this psychopath will do just that. See them in Far Cry 3.
It's hard enough fighting a war. But it's worse for Commander Shepard, knowing no matter how hard you try, you can't save them all. See them in Mass Effect.
Clank is the quintessential rational, intelligent robot sidekick. See them in Ratchet & Clank.