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Saxton Hale is a character from the online FPS game Team Fortress 2. Due to his muscular stature and overly-manly character, he has developed a following online.
The character first appeared in the comic for the Day 4 Update of the "Sniper Vs. Spy" update as a character printed onto a newspaper on May 25 2009. He would get his debut as a full character in the WAR! Update comic.
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The character has multiple search results on Tumblr as well as some single-topic blogs related to him, such as "outofcharactersaxton" and "Saxton Hale Facts" (which posts "facts" about the character in a similar vein to Chuck Norris Facts), as well as having several search results for cosplay of the character on Google Images. He has several mentions on 4chan as well. He has over 1000 search results on DeviantArt and has several mentions on the Steam sub-forum for Team Fortress 2. Due to the popularity of the character, an unofficial gamemode called "VS Saxton Hale" was released as a mod in October 2010 for Team Fortress, which pits the players against the titular character, and as of 22nd January 2016, there are over 70 000 search results for the gamemode on Youtube and over 90 000 results for the character himself on Youtube too. The character has multiple mentions on the Team Fortress 2 sub-reddit.