10. John Marston- Red Dead Redemption
Another one of the classic vengeance games, Marston defines righteous anger in this one. Between visiting brothels in the Old West, he goes on a rampage to save what he loves most.
9. Donkey Kong
The coolest ape out there, DK has been around since I can remember. Whether it was gathering bananas in DK64 or blasting characters off the edge in Super Smash Brothers, he has always used his brute strength to the fullest.
8. Sub-Zero- Mortal Kombat
I would have to say Sub-Zero is the coolest character in the Mortal Kombat series. With an epic backstory as well as some chilling moves, he literally freezes his enemies in their tracks.
7. Marcus Fenix- Gears of War
The main character of the Gears of War series, Marcus Fenix leads the COGS in an epic battle against the Locust for the fate of the planet. Never scared and always angry, his determination is never questioned as you play through the campaign of these games.
6. Master Chief- Halo
Not only was Master Chief one of the last Spartans of his kind, the task of destroying the Halo is also up to him. A master sharp shooter and great leader, Master Chief deserves to have his name remembered as one of the greatest in history.
5. Connor- Assassin’s Creed III
With basically the same skills as Ezio from the first Assassin’s Creed, Connor’s motivation for his killing is much deeper. He isn’t simply going after his ancestor’s enemies, he's going after the men who burned his village and killed his family.
4. Augustus Cole- Gears of War
A professional athlete as well as a funnier, wittier version of Marcus, Cole is sure to make you chuckle while he mows down hordes of Locust in the Gears series.
3. Kratos- God of War
There is no character out there more brutal and bent on revenge than Kratos. It was said that nothing could bring down the gods of Olympus. Whoever said that clearly never played God of War.
Dinosaurs were definitely the coolest creatures to ever walk the Earth, but a mutant dinosaur who’s only goal is to destroy the most invincible and beloved character in video game history? That screams badass.
1. Diablo- Diablo III
Evil in its purest form, Diablo is the ultimate beast of the video game world. Even though you end up destroying him, his reign as the devil sure as hell was pretty badass.