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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    Tomb Raider Franchise

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

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    Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

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

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    Street Fighter II V, Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie, Street Fighter ...

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    Final Fantasy VII

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    Mortal Kombat

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    Street Fighter, Final Fight

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

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    Darkstalkers Series

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    Bayonetta Series

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

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

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    Uncharted Series

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    Clementine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters


    Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

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    Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

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    Portal Series

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    Rachel is listed (or ranked) 21 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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    Mortal Kombat

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    Soul Series

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    Final Fantasy Series

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    Ellie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters


    Ellie The Last Of Us

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    Darkstalkers Series

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    StarCraft

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    Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

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    Final Fantasy Series

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    Final Fantasy Series

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    Soul Series

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    Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

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    Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series

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    DOA: Dead or Alive

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    Final Fantasy Series

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    Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

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    Faith is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters


    Faith Mirror's Edge

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    Halo Series

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


    Lilith Borderlands series

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    Mortal Kombat

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    Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters


    Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

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    Mass Effect Universe

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    Half-Life, Half-Life

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    Ultimate Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers

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    Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken, Tekken Universe

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