In Fatal Fury and King of Fighters, Mai Shiranui is a junoichi, or female ninja. In addition to her formidable fighting skills, she uses her curvaceous figure and revealing uniform to distract and beguile her assassination targets.
Elektra was once the privileged daughter of a Greek ambassador who becomes a ruthless assassin after her father is killed during a kidnapping rescue. She’s a skilled fighter who’s even more lethal when she wields her twin sais.
In the Marvel Universe, Deadpool (aka Wade Wilson) is a mentally unstable mercenary. He’s hugely popular with comic fans as the merc with a mouth, frequently breaking the fourth wall. In the Wolverine movie, Ryan Reynolds also portrayed something that kind of resembled Deadpool, I guess…?
In Assassin’s Creed II, Desmond uses an improved version of the Animus to view Ezio Auditore da Firenze, a nobleman from the late 15th century in Florence. Ezio witnesses the execution of his father and brothers by order of a corrupt official named Borgia and sets out for revenge against him and the Templars.
In Assassin’s Creed, Desmond Miles uses a machine called the Animus to control the actions of his genetic ancestor Altaïr ibn-La’Ahad. Altaïr must keep a low cover while assassinating ten Knights Templar, all while the Third Crusade rages in the background.