The editors of the game edition GameInformer shared their top of the best characters from the games of 2020. The honorable first place was taken by Abby from The Last of Us Part II , and Ellie was located in second, Johnny Silverhand from Cyberpunk 2077 and Miles Moralez also entered the list .
Top 10 best characters of this year:
- Abby (The Last of Us Part II)
- Ellie (The Last of Us Part II)
- Ichiban Kasuga (Yakuza: Like a Dragon)
- Jin Sakai (Ghost of Tsushima)
- Miles Morales (Spider-Man: Miles Morales)
- Russell (Half-Life: Alyx)
- Vixen (Hades)
- Jesse (Final Fantasy VII)
- Kasumi (Persona 5 Royal)
- Johnny Silverhand (Cyberpunk 2077)
The editors of the magazine put Abby in first place for a reason. According to the authors of the list, Abby has shown herself to be a person capable of forgiveness and humility.
You don’t have to love Abby. She actually did terrible things that are hard to forgive, but that’s what makes her an interesting character. Thanks to The Last of Us Part II, players are plunged into an impossible adventure. At first, the game portrays Abby as the main villain, but later the players develop empathy and empathy for the heroine. This evolution is an incredible achievement for Naughty Dog, highlighting the complex motives of humans that blur the line between good and evil.
Actress Laura Bailey, who played Abby in the second part of The Last of Us, won the Best Acting Award at The Game Awards 2020.