Coolest Video Game Characters


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1Link (Legend of Zelda)Link refers to several different incarnations of the same protagonist of Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series.

Link dose not talk or really have a set personality, it's a shame because I always looked at Link like a character of his own. Oh! And by the way Link is not a mute he can talk no matter what anybody says.
I really wish they would put voice acting in these games, it would make them even more cool then they already are. And now a little something about Link, I like Link because...
1. He is the main character.
2. I like his hat.
3. I love his designs.
4. The way I see his personality, I love.
5. He cares about others.
6. I like his sword.
7. I love his determination.
8. He can be serious, and goofy.
9. He carries the burden of saving the world on his shoulders.
10. He's smart.
And over all just a really good character, some people just can't see this because he is only half a real character. Some still view him as an avatar, others view him as a character, so over time he became both.
And I hope that some day Link will get a real personality of his ...more

Reasons why Link is awesome:1. He shows his emotions through his actions.2. He makes wearing a skirt look cool.3. That hat

It sucks that he is the only Nintendo character in the top 20, but he is at number 1 like he should be! Link is awesome!

He can defeat Master Chief in 2 seconds!

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2Master Chief (Halo Series)MCPON John-117, or "Master Chief", is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Halo fictional universe created by Bungie.

Maybe not the most iconic, but in terms of style/coolness the Chief takes this one. His silent demeanor, legendary space armor and whole character just ebbs awesome.

Chief is the greatest... Ezio is only that comes close
But Chief is hero, John 117 is a guy we all miss when we don't play this awesome game

Face it he just looks plain AWESOME!

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3Solid Snake (Metal Gear Solid)

Coolest character in gaming history. - firstaid

Best character from the best series ever

Lets face it we all want a voice as cool as snake's, we all want a cool name like Snake and we all want to look like snake.

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4Ezio Auditore (Assassin's Creed)

He deserves #1. All his Italian accent, the cape, the hood, The heroic mix of Personality as playboy, Assasin, warrior, brawler, leader. He his the COOLEST

Simply the coolest video game character of all time
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5Scorpion (Mortal Kombat)Scorpion is a recurring player character and occasional boss character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise created by Ed Boon and John Tobias.

My favorite characters are Trevor Phillips, Altair, Kratos, John Marston, master chief, nathan drake, joel, Solid Snake and vaas but Scorpion takes it all. He's such a boss.

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6Kratos (God of War)

Strongest mortal in the world and deserves to be #1!

Kartos is awesome in god of war 3
ENGAGE in brutal combat using devastating new weapons attack moves and godlike powers. - varun

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7Alex Mercer (Prototype)

This dude is badass!

Coolest looking and most badass.

8Max Payne (Max Payne Series)

Max Payne kills bastards in slow motion or "bullet time" and he can also kill an entire army of bastards by himself.

Most notorious video game anti-hero. - ColdHeartedDevil

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9Leon S. Kennedy (Resident Evil)

Leon deserves to be at least in the top 5 because he is in my opinion is the most coolest and handsome looking character ever made in gaming history.

Well he is the best, cool n most good looking gaming character. His hair style is just killing. He obviously deserves the #1 place. Leon Scott Keneddy just rocks.

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10Johnny Gat (Saints Row)

Badass. He is referred to as "the most dangerous man alive" in one of the Saints Row games. Gat went to hell, learned to fly, killed satan, and was respected by god so much that god granted him 1 wish. Hands down one of the most badass characters I have ever seen.

The Contenders

11Freddy Fazbear (FNAF)Freddy Fazbear (originally known as Freddybear, as seen in the Kickstarter) is one of four main antagonists of Five Nights at Freddy's, who later appear as variations in the succeeding games.V1 Comment
12Big Daddy (Bioshock)
13Duke Nukem
14Lin (Saints Row)
15Altair (Assassin's Creed)

More cold, efficient, and focused than Ezio, making him an imposing character and a ruthless killer.

16Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)Lara Croft is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Square Enix video game franchise Tomb Raider.

Lara Croft is like the most badass and coolest female video game character of all time. She deserves to be at least in the top 10 in this list.

17Albert Wesker (Resident Evil Series)
18Ryu (Street Fighter)Ryu is a video game player character created by Capcom, the protagonist of the Street Fighter series.
19John Marston (Red Dead Redemption)

John marston should be number one red deads amazing storyline and the ending has to put john at number 1 and all you haters screw u!

John Marston would shoot the crap out of Link. What has Link got that can trump a Henry Repeater? Repeater bullets penetrate shields. Link would gey shot with a Henry bullet and schrapnel from his own shield.

20Mario (Mario Brothers)Mario is a fictional character in the Mario video game franchise, created by Nintendo's Japanese video game designer, Shigeru Miyamoto. He serves as the eponymous protagonist of the series and is the mascot of Nintendo. The Mario franchise is the best-selling video game franchise of all time.
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