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List Rules 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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2,547 1,576
Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Lara Croft Tomb Raider Franchise

2
2,224 1,553
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Samus Aran Nintendo Universe

3
1,498 967
Chun-Li is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Chun-Li Street Fighter II V, Street Fighter Alpha, Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li

4
1,845 1,306
Princess Zelda is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Princess Zelda Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

5
1,619 1,240
Jill Valentine is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Jill Valentine Resident Evil: Afterlife, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Resident Evil: Retribution

6
933 1,137
Cammy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Cammy Street Fighter II V, Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie, Street Fighter

7
1,585 1,080
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tifa Lockhart Final Fantasy VII

8
1,322 811
Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Harley Quinn Batman: The Animated Series, Birds of Prey, Batman: New Times

9
1,399 953
Ada Wong is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ada Wong Resident Evil: Retribution, Resident Evil: Damnation, Resident Evil 6

10
1,316 933
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mileena Mortal Kombat

11
981 943
Claire Redfield is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Claire Redfield Resident Evil: Degeneration, Resident Evil: Extinction, Resident Evil: Afterlife

12
935 590
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Ellie The Last Of Us

13
1,002 878
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Bayonetta Series

14
811 896
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sonya Blade Mortal Kombat

The 10 Most Bad Ass Vampire Slayers of All Time

15
921 982
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Princess Peach Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

16
890 703
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Kitana Mortal Kombat

17
906 701
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

18
823 773
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Morrigan Aensland Darkstalkers Series

19
663 634
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

20
878 972
Poison is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Street Fighter, Final Fight

21
577 720
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Elena Fisher Uncharted Series

The Best Black Panther Storylines in Comics

22
774 499
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Catwoman Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

23
515 458
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

24
427 613
Sophitia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sophitia Soul Series

25
571 668
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
GLaDOS Portal Series

26
694 591
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rikku Final Fantasy Series

27
527 659
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sarah Kerrigan StarCraft

28
514 588
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Aerith Gainsborough Final Fantasy Series

The Top 10 Video Game Characters Who Would Be Horrible Mothers

29
459 589
Mai Shiranui is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mai Shiranui Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series

30
490 665
Nina Williams is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nina Williams Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

31
518 570
Jade is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Jade Mortal Kombat

32
423 550
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Felicia Darkstalkers Series

33
609 455
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

34
662 602
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ivy Soul Series

35
511 543
Midna is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Midna Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

16 Movie "In Jokes" You Probably Didn't Notice

36
723 554
Lulu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Lulu Final Fantasy Series

37
576 532
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Yuna Final Fantasy Series

38
431 344
Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
theshadowknight added Black Widow Ultimate Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers

39
356 419
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Ivy Batman & Robin

40
449 348
Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

41
436 417
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ag47 added Miranda Lawson

42
231 321
Trish is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

The 20 Most Sexually Aggressive Cartoon Characters

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440 395
Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Liara T'Soni Mass Effect Universe

44
355 210
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

45
828 581
Cortana is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Cortana Halo Series

46
351 300
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
_1446780878373 added Rosalina

47
320 399
Rayne is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rayne Blood Rayne Series

48
355 250
Morrigan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
sebastian-helms added Morrigan Dragon Age: Origins

49
571 548
Rachel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
monster added Rachel Ninja Gaiden, Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 - The Female Berserker

50
276 149
Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Elizabeth