Total Nerd 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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2,559 1,587
Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Lara Croft Tomb Raider Franchise

2
2,236 1,555
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Samus Aran Nintendo Universe

3
1,504 973
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
1,851 1,310
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
1,623 1,244
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
936 1,142
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
1,595 1,083
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tifa Lockhart Final Fantasy VII

8
1,331 815
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
1,402 956
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
1,320 936
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mileena Mortal Kombat

11
984 947
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
941 592
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Ellie The Last Of Us

13
1,006 881
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Bayonetta Series

14
812 900
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sonya Blade Mortal Kombat

Famous People with the Same Real Name

15
923 987
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Princess Peach Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

16
892 706
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Kitana Mortal Kombat

17
910 703
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

18
823 776
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Morrigan Aensland Darkstalkers Series

19
667 635
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

20
884 974
Poison is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Street Fighter, Final Fight

21
579 723
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Elena Fisher Uncharted Series

The Top 10 Greatest Crossovers in Video Game History

22
778 502
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Catwoman Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

23
516 461
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

24
430 615
Sophitia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sophitia Soul Series

25
572 671
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
GLaDOS Portal Series

26
695 594
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rikku Final Fantasy Series

27
531 659
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sarah Kerrigan StarCraft

28
517 589
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Aerith Gainsborough Final Fantasy Series

The 10 Greatest Video Game Characters with Daddy Issues

29
462 591
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
492 667
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
518 573
Jade is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Jade Mortal Kombat

32
424 552
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Felicia Darkstalkers Series

33
614 458
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

34
663 606
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ivy Soul Series

35
511 545
Midna is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Midna Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

36
725 555
Lulu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Lulu Final Fantasy Series

37
578 534
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Yuna Final Fantasy Series

38
359 419
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Ivy Batman & Robin

39
433 345
Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
theshadowknight added Black Widow Ultimate Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers

40
451 349
Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

41
436 419
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ag47 added Miranda Lawson

42
441 396
Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Liara T'Soni Mass Effect Universe

Kim K Got Another Off-The-Wall Body Enhancement, But You Probably Won't Want This One

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231 323
Trish is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

44
355 211
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

45
829 582
Cortana is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Cortana Halo Series

46
352 302
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
_1446780878373 added Rosalina

47
322 399
Rayne is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rayne Blood Rayne Series

48
358 251
Morrigan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
sebastian-helms added Morrigan Dragon Age: Origins

49
572 550
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
278 151
Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Elizabeth