Soldiers are amazing as it is, but when the rest of us are running from trouble, it's the soldier who runs toward it. Armed with honor and bravery, the men and women who suit up in uniform everyday need little else (besides guns and ammunition of course) to accomplish their missions.

In the video game world, the soldier sometimes needs more speed, greater strength and at times cybernetic enhancements. There's no shame in that, especially when they're facing off against massive aliens or entire enemy armies by themselves.

And just like in real life, soldiers in games come in all shapes and sizes. We figured why not include as many of them as possible? From Final Fantasy to Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, here is our rundown of The 50 Greatest Video Game Soldiers.

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