The 10 Most Hardcore Video Game Heroes Ever Created

8. John Marston

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The main character in Red Dead Redemption, John Marston, once a former outlaw has seen the error of his ways and must bring justice into his own hands after his wife and son are taken hostage by the government in ransom for his services as a hired gun.

A skillful gunman, marksman, horseback rider, and hunter. Marston is a rugged survivalist who is no stranger to the phrase “survival of the fittest.”