Characters are the basis of just about any form of fiction. The characters are how you see the world, what drives events forward, and create the tense emotional stakes of just about any story. Video games have an interesting take on character because not only are they how you see the world, they’re how you interact with it. They’re quite literally the conduit that allows the player to affect and change the virtual world they find themselves in.
Naturally, with the huge amount of video games I’ve played, there will be some characters that stand out to me above the rest. There will be those characters that I connected with on a level that is so meaningful to me, I had to talk about it here. They could be anyone, a playable character, a companion, a rival, as long as they mean something important to me, then they made the…
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