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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Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Lara Croft Tomb Raider Franchise

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2,018 1,470
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Samus Aran Nintendo Universe

3
1,342 875
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
1,684 1,222
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
1,496 1,162
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
844 1,052
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
1,443 1,008
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tifa Lockhart Final Fantasy VII

8
1,176 726
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
1,306 886
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
740 822
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sonya Blade Mortal Kombat

11
901 817
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Bayonetta Series

12
802 522
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Ellie The Last Of Us

13
1,195 859
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mileena Mortal Kombat

14
899 877
Claire Redfield is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Claire Redfield Resident Evil: Degeneration, Resident Evil: Extinction, Resident Evil: Afterlife

15
826 896
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Princess Peach Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

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16
581 569
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

17
791 656
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Kitana Mortal Kombat

18
813 651
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

19
749 728
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Morrigan Aensland Darkstalkers Series

20
830 911
Poison is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Street Fighter, Final Fight

21
519 661
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Elena Fisher Uncharted Series

22
690 453
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Catwoman Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

23
498 623
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
GLaDOS Portal Series

24
644 544
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rikku Final Fantasy Series

25
388 560
Sophitia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sophitia Soul Series

26
416 543
Mai Shiranui is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mai Shiranui Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series

27
474 615
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sarah Kerrigan StarCraft

28
462 408
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

29
465 547
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Aerith Gainsborough Final Fantasy Series

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30
386 509
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Felicia Darkstalkers Series

31
432 627
Nina Williams is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nina Williams Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

32
467 525
Jade is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Jade Mortal Kombat

33
535 415
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

34
319 377
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Ivy Batman & Robin

35
609 559
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ivy Soul Series

36
681 514
Lulu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Lulu Final Fantasy Series

37
470 510
Midna is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Midna Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

38
535 498
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Yuna Final Fantasy Series

39
373 304
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
391 310
Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

41
390 383
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ag47 added Miranda Lawson

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198 284
Trish is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

43
393 358
Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Liara T'Soni Mass Effect Universe

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286 157
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

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768 552
Cortana is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Cortana Halo Series

46
293 365
Rayne is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rayne Blood Rayne Series

47
552 510
Rachel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
monster added Rachel Ninja Gaiden, Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 - The Female Berserker

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301 266
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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371 398
Christie is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
nash-godin added Christie DOA: Dead or Alive

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120 326
Rainbow Mika Nanakawa is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
AbzoluteArtistry added Rainbow Mika Nanakawa Street Fighter