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The Best Female Video Game Characters 

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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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Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tomb Raider Franchise
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Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe
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Jill Valentine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Afterlife, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Resident Evil: Retribution
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Princess Zelda is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda
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Chun-Li is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Street Fighter II V, Street Fighter Alpha, Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li
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Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy VII
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Ellie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added The Last Of Us
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Ada Wong is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Retribution, Resident Evil: Damnation, Resident Evil 6
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Kitana is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat
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Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Series
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Mileena is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat
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Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times
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Claire Redfield is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Degeneration, Resident Evil: Extinction, Resident Evil: Afterlife
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Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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D.va is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tyler Carter added
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Lightning is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added
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Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series
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Clementine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Telltale's The Walking Dead
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Tracer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Overwatch
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Lulu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series
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Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
The Witcher 2
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Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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Ciri is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
F4gitSlayer added
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Rikku is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series