Male Lead Character
The nominees for the Best Male Lead Character category were -
Marcellus Faust (Faust)
And the winner is...
Squall Leonhart (Final Fantasy VIII)
Indiana Jones (The Infernal Machine)
Cutter Slade (Outcast)
The Nameless One (Planescape Torment)
The Nameless One from Planescape Torment!
An amnesiac immortal covered in scars might not be the most obvious choice for a hero, but The Nameless One stood out as one of the most original and involving lead characters of the year.
EuroGamer's pick for the Best Male Lead Character category is .. Cutter Slade from Outcast. A sarcastic special forces officer who finds himself alone on an alien world surrounded by people who believe he is their messiah, Cutter was an instant favourite amongst the EuroGamer staff.