The Best Female Video Game Characters

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List Criteria: Vote up the greatest female video game characters ever.

Ever wondered who the greatest female video game character of all time is? Is it Chun Li or Samus Aran? See who are the fan favorite female gaming protagonists beflow.  Women video game characters aren't just damsels in distress or femme fatales, they are taking center stage as the main playable character in many games like Tomb Raider or a strong female supporting character in other games like Mass Effect 2. Actually, a few of them are probably femme fatales because they kick the butts of so many men.

Who are the best female videogame characters? A playable female character like Faith from Mirror's Edge? A damsel in distress like Princess Peach? Or maybe just an interesting side character, like Red Dead Redemption's Bonnie MacFarlane? Feel free to use this girls in video games list to start a list of your favorite chick game characters or sexiest female characters in video games. Which one of these "girl video game characters" is your favorite of all the video game female characters?
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    Nintendo Universe

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    Street Fighter II V, Street Fighter Alpha, Street Fighter: The Legend of ...

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    Tomb Raider Franchise

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    Street Fighter, Final Fight

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    Mortal Kombat

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    Resident Evil: Retribution, Resident Evil: Damnation, Resident Evil 6

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    Darkstalkers Series

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    Rachel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

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    Rachel Ninja Gaiden, Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 The Female Berserker

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    Resident Evil: Afterlife, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Resident Evil: ...

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    Batman: The Animated Series, Birds of Prey, Batman: New Times

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    Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

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    Bayonetta Series

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    Final Fantasy VII

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    DOA: Dead or Alive

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    Soul Series

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    Resident Evil: Degeneration, Resident Evil: Extinction, Resident Evil: ...

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    Nyotengu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

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    Nyotengu

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    Final Fantasy Series

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    Mortal Kombat

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    Uncharted Series

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    Clementine is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters


    Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

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    Ellie is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters


    Ellie The Last Of Us

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    Halo Series

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    Portal Series

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    The King of Fighters

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    Final Fantasy Series

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    Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

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    Darkstalkers Series

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    Final Fantasy Series

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    Faith is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters


    Faith Mirror's Edge

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    Lilith is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

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    Lilith Borderlands series

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    StarCraft

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    Final Fantasy Series

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    Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series

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    Soul Series

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    Mortal Kombat

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    Half-Life, Half-Life

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    Mass Effect Universe

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    Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

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