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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    Final Fantasy VII

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    Street Fighter, Final Fight

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    Darkstalkers Series

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

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    Bayonetta Series

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

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    Mortal Kombat

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    Clementine is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters


    Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

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

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    The Last Of Us

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    Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

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    Uncharted 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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    StarCraft

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    Soul Series

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    Portal Series

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    Darkstalkers Series

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    Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series

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    Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

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    Final Fantasy Series

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    Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

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    Final Fantasy Series

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    Soul Series

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    DOA: Dead or Alive

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    Lilith is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters


    Lilith Borderlands series

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    Final Fantasy Series

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    Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

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    Final Fantasy Series

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    Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken, Tekken Universe

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    Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters


    Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

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    Batman & Robin

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    Halo Series

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

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    Cassandra is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters


    Cassandra Soul Calibur series

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    Mass Effect Universe

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