I started following Brian Ekberg (community manager for Turn 10), then I started playing Forza and because it brings in the 'drivatars' from your friends list it brought him in and he whooped my ass enough times that I had to get rid of him from my following list to make that game bearable.
As tired as I think the character type became by the end of the generation (if only because of an abundance of copy cat characters with or without Nolan North), very few characters had such a quick and lasting appeal as Nathan Drake.
PS4 7.5, Xbox One 8. Polygon have reviewed the systems! and they have declared Microsoft the winner, shall we get started on the next generation now then? Seeing as the website that takes money from MS has declared it pretty much over already? :D
Someone linked me to a Giantbomb clip today that had a lot of Ryan in it, I didn't expect it to still feel so raw but I got pretty upset over it again. I thought it would get easier and I suppose in some ways it has, but I still miss that dude a whole bunch.