Gordon Freeman – Half-Life Series
For our first silent protagonist, we’re starting off with a classic. Gordon Freeman lets his actions speak for themselves. You don’t need words to hit boxes or barrels with a crowbar after all. And for Gordon, he doesn’t even need a grunt of exertion.
You’d think that he would end up saying something at some point especially since he keeps getting wrapped up in other people’s problems every two seconds. Maybe a “Come on!” or a “Seriously?” somewhere.
But Gordon Freeman keeps rolling with the punches and taking everything in stride even with all of the aliens and headcrabs and other weird monsters that dare to cross his path.
One wonders if Gordon would have still stayed relatively silent if we had gotten a Half Life 3 game but, unfortunately, all of this will still only be speculation.
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