Video Game Characters Based on Real People

Video game developers today are always trying to push the limits of graphical fidelity. Whether it's to create realistic environments or design life-like characters, ridiculously huge budgets are used in order to constantly push video game graphics to new heights. In fact, real people are often used as models for video game characters. With each passing day, it's becoming more common to see celebrities and models appear as characters in video games.

The following is a compilation of various video game characters and the real-life people that they are modeled after.

Miranda Lawson (Mass Effect 2)
Model: Yvonne Strahovski

Video Game Characters Based on Real People


Male Commander Shepard (Mass Effect)

Model: Mark Vanderloo

Video Game Characters Based on Real People




Liara T'Soni (Mass Effect)

Model: Jillian Murray

Video Game Characters Based on Real People

The Illusive Man (Mass Effect 2)
Model: Martin Sheen

Video Game Characters Based on Real People

Sheva Alomar (Resident Evil 5)
Model: Michelle Van Der Water

Video Game Characters Based on Real People

Alan Wake (Alan Wake)
Model: Ilkka Villi

Video Game Characters Based on Real People


Starkiller (Star Wars: The Force Unleashed)
Model: Samuel Witwer

Video Game Characters Based on Real People


 

Zoey (Left 4 Dead)

Model: Sonja Kinski

Video Game Characters Based on Real People

Alyx Vance (Half-Life 2)
Model: Jamil Mullen

Video Game Characters Based on Real People

Madison Paige (Heavy Rain)
Model: Jaqui Ainsley

Video Game Characters Based on Real People


Scott Shelby (Heavy Rain)

Model: Sam Douglas

Video Game Characters Based on Real People

Norman Jayden (Heavy Rain)
Model: Leon Ockenden

Video Game Characters Based on Real People


Ethan Mars (Heavy Rain)


Model: Pascal Langdale

Video Game Characters Based on Real People


Lucy Stillman (Assassin's Creed)

Model: Kristen Bell

Video Game Characters Based on Real People


 

Samanosuke Akechi (Onimusha: Warlords)

Model: Takeshi Kineshiro

Video Game Characters Based on Real People


Genesis (Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core)


Model: Gackt Camui

Video Game Characters Based on Real People


Laughing Beauty (Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots)

Model: Lyndall Jarvis

Video Game Characters Based on Real People


Raging Beauty (Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots)

Model: Yumi Kikuchi

Video Game Characters Based on Real People


Crying Beauty (Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots)

Model: Mieko Rye

Video Game Characters Based on Real People

Screaming Beauty (Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots)
Model: Scarlett Chorvat

Video Game Characters Based on Real People


Second Guy in Your Family (Family Feud, Sega Genesis)


Model: Chuck Norris

Video Game Characters Based on Real People




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