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#1 Edited by NTM (7609 posts) -

I'm not sure who mine is, but I was looking at Uncharted 3 images on Google, and I saw Nathan Drake, and while I don't know if I'd say he's my favorite new character, it is what made me want to create this. I think my favorite character is arguably Isaac Clarke. Most people would probably disagree since in the first he has little to no personality, and in the second, some may think that as well, but I think he does have enough, and he has more potential to become even more. So yeah, he's probably my favorite. There are so many though. This doesn't mean who's your favorite protagonist, it can be any character.

#2 Posted by Breadfan (6590 posts) -


#3 Posted by NTM (7609 posts) -

@Breadfan said:


Awkwardly he was in my head when I was typing this up.

#4 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5826 posts) -

Estelle Bright

#5 Posted by Animasta (14744 posts) -

Erica from Catherine maybe? she's the first to come to mind.

#6 Posted by toolus (119 posts) -

Tie between Mordin and Wrex.

#7 Posted by Grixxel (773 posts) -

Yeaaaah ... Garrus. Followed close by Johny Gat.

#8 Posted by jkuc316 (981 posts) -

So just to be clear this has to be a new franchise right? Not a new game for an old franchise?

#9 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7098 posts) -

Ezio, Garrus or Legion/Wrex

#10 Posted by Redbullet685 (6107 posts) -
#11 Posted by NTM (7609 posts) -

@jkuc316 said:

So just to be clear this has to be a new franchise right? Not a new game for an old franchise?

Right. For example, you can't pick Kratos or Solid Snake or whoever else comes to mind.

#12 Posted by Gabriel (4088 posts) -

Frank Woods.

#13 Edited by bananaz (262 posts) -

Tough call. I know I'll just keep thinking of better answers.

Mordin? The planet Pandora? Alan Wake?

#14 Posted by On1inepersona (118 posts) -

John Marston for me

#15 Posted by MooseyMcMan (11488 posts) -

Oh man, so many choices!

But there can be only one...

#16 Posted by SSully (4402 posts) -
#17 Posted by PixelPrinny (1050 posts) -
#18 Posted by Socialone (202 posts) -

That would be a tie between John Marston and Adam Jensen. I like characters that do what they think is best in a morally ambiguous situation, as clear cut antiheroes and ''holy warriors'' break immersion and annoy me.

#19 Posted by mazik765 (2316 posts) -

Too many to choose from.

#20 Posted by Inkerman (1455 posts) -

Nathan Drake probably, he's the only one I can think of right now.

#21 Posted by jkuc316 (981 posts) -

@Socialone: John Marston automatically wins IMO, because Jensen is from an old franchise(Deus Ex)

#22 Posted by brownsfantb (403 posts) -

Ezio, Garrus, Wrex, Legion, Mordin, Thane (can you tell I've been playing a lot of Mass Effect lately?), Cole Train (because he's so ridiculous), Johnny Gat.

#23 Posted by GreggD (4516 posts) -

Barry Wheeler.

#24 Posted by DonutFever (3553 posts) -


#25 Posted by NTM (7609 posts) -

@GreggD: I was just thinking about him.

#26 Posted by TehFlan (1928 posts) -

GLaDOS, probably. Or maybe Cave Johnson.

#27 Posted by SJSchmidt93 (4904 posts) -


#28 Edited by Sparky_Buzzsaw (6506 posts) -

Johnny Gat, Ezio, and Scooter from Borderlands.

EDIT: Shit. Glados and Cave Johnson too.

#29 Posted by Bistromath (644 posts) -

Gabriel Knight.

#30 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5138 posts) -

Here's my least favorite

I'm glad you died, Petruccio.

#31 Posted by Renegade_Pixels (52 posts) -

Oh man, Garrus Vakarian for sure.

#32 Edited by Captain_Felafel (1613 posts) -

It's got to be a tie between Garrus and Francis York Morgan. They're both so excellent! Ah... but Tali is pretty good as well. A lot of great characters this generation!

#33 Posted by RedCream (694 posts) -


#34 Posted by Skyfire543 (810 posts) -

This is hard to say...John Marston is definately one of the best characters of this generation, along with the Uncharted Trio, Nate, Sully and Elena.  It's really hard but I'm going to go with John Marston on this one.

#35 Posted by GreggD (4516 posts) -

@NTM said:

@GreggD: I was just thinking about him.

That's a great scene.

#36 Posted by Dany (7887 posts) -


#37 Posted by abomunist (120 posts) -


#38 Posted by MikeFightNight (1131 posts) -
#39 Posted by Dom (436 posts) -

Interview Girl from Rhythm Heaven Fever

#40 Posted by Phatmac (5731 posts) -


#41 Posted by McGhee (6075 posts) -
#42 Posted by joshthebear (2700 posts) -

Garcia Fucking Hotspur and Johnson.

#43 Posted by Nottle (1916 posts) -

@NTM said:

@jkuc316 said:

So just to be clear this has to be a new franchise right? Not a new game for an old franchise?

Right. For example, you can't pick Kratos or Solid Snake or whoever else comes to mind.

That doesn't seem right. Like if I were to pick Drebin for some reason that wouldn't be ok? And by that logic John Marston is out because of Red Dead Revolver.

Anyways my actual answer... darn I guess people from Persona 4 and Mother 3 don't count. I really have a soft spot for John Marston and Niko Bellic. GLados and Wheatley are great. And of course Mordin, he has a very humorous side and also he is responsible for the most interesting conflict in the Mass Effect games.

I like Garrus fine, but why is he such a favorite?

#44 Posted by RedRavN (415 posts) -

How about Geralt of Rivia from the witcher series or maybe Vito Scoletta from Mafia 2. Garrus is a favorite because he always has your back, knows how to work the ladies and is one hell of a shot. He also has a cuddle bone.

#45 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4712 posts) -
#46 Posted by me3639 (1869 posts) -

Shepard, Marston, Wheatly, Merril, Ryan, Drake, B. Mcfarlene....too many to name.

#47 Posted by Animasta (14744 posts) -

@RedRavN: geralt was from a book series from the 90's though

#48 Posted by Brendan (8278 posts) -

Is this from the random thread generator?

#49 Posted by HistoryInRust (6432 posts) -
@Breadfan said:


For some reason this response came way sooner than I expected, though I think I agree with it. 
#50 Posted by myketuna (1770 posts) -

Liara T'Soni.

She's got it all together. She's exceptionally smart, she doesn't have major problems like the other female love interests (daddy issues, cultural dilemmas, emotional baggage, etc.), she can live for about 1000 years, she's basically got super powers, and she's really fucking gorgeous (I moved the camera on one of the missions so I can see her face up close and that FACE). I feel like a game where you play as her doing some Shadow Broker commando shit would be cool.