50 Most Iconic Video Game Characters of the 21st Century

From a blocky hero beloved by millions to the most memorable monsters and heroes modern games have to offer

Kratos
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Kratos from 'God of War'3/50

3. Kratos

He’s just about to get a hipster, Viking makeover but he’s still the bald, angry man we know and fear underneath it all. If wearing the ashes of his murdered family and sporting massive chained blades wasn’t enough to make him iconic then tearing bits off actual gods should do the trick. Once the surly, grimacing face of the PlayStation brand he’s killed his way through all the greats, Poseidon, Helios, Hermes and big daddy Zeus. Look out Norse gods, he’s coming to get you.

Iconic Moment: Saving the massive Titans, dragging them through time and using them to storm Mount Olympus and take on the gods. That, people, is delegating. 

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