Game: Mass Effect
What Makes Him Bad: Total disregard for humanity despite his claims he believes they can do better—he's betrayed us all.
What Makes Him Cool: Martin Sheen. Had he been portrayed by Charlie, it might have been a different story.

Remember the days of X-Files when you saw the Smoking Man? Just like in that show, he is brought to life as a man who wants to orchestrate from behind the scenes. The Illusive Man takes it to a whole new level. Having long since forgotten his life before being an informant for Cerberus, Illusive Man used a network of contacts to reach his final goal, making humanity the race above all others. People have stated that he has the best and worst traits of humans put into one man.