The 10 Most Hardcore Video Game Heroes Ever Created

5. Master Chief

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There is no denying that Halo is one of the most popular first-person shooter franchises right now. Despite popularity decreasing within recent years, the game’s main protagonist, Spartan-117 (aka Master Chief) is one of the faces of Microsoft exclusives.

Originally debuting in 2001, Master Chief is a cybernetic and genetically enhanced super soldier that makes even Captain America look like a pansie.