Feast your eyes on these magnificent mugs.
Doom’s grunting, gurning space marine is the icon of 90's shooters. There's no better representation of the joy of picking up a new weapon than DoomGuy's V-shaped grin.
One of the few games where faces serve a function beyond character recognition—reading expressions is key to solving cases. It makes this crime epic a notable entry in the history of virtual visages.
Lara's physical evolution over the years is reflective of her development as a character. She grows from vaguely outlined hero to the angst-ridden star of Square Enix's modern trilogy.
Sam Lake's creased, squinting face says more about the iconic character than the sequel's expressionless model, or the directionless angst of the third game.
Psychonauts has the most brilliantly bizarre faces ever to grace PC. Its motley crew of hyperactive cartoons range from buck-toothed bullies to a protagonist with a head like a baked potato.
Gordon Freeman may be the star, but Alyx Vance is quite literally the face of Half-Life 2. Her complex feelings are frequently written across her hugely expressive face.
No game devotes as much attention to its protagonist's face as Studio ZA/UM's detective RPG. There's an entire sequence dedicated to the amnesiac lead's discovery of his own mug.
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