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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1
3,000 1,820
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe

2
3,265 2,035
Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tomb Raider Franchise

3
2,059 1,303
Chun-Li is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Street Fighter II V, Street Fighter Alpha, Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li

4
2,425 1,578
Princess Zelda is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

5
2,047 1,479
Jill Valentine is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Afterlife, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Resident Evil: Retribution

6
1,265 1,416
Cammy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Street Fighter II V, Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie, Street Fighter

7
1,988 1,328
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy VII

8
1,854 1,087
Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Batman: The Animated Series, Birds of Prey, Batman: New Times

9
1,672 1,211
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

10
1,280 1,297
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

11
1,390 1,117
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Series

12
1,393 833
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added The Last Of Us

13
1,214 904
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

14
1,657 1,191
Ada Wong is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Retribution, Resident Evil: Damnation, Resident Evil 6

15
1,242 1,150
Claire Redfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Degeneration, Resident Evil: Extinction, Resident Evil: Afterlife

16
1,053 1,112
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

17
1,049 973
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

18
969 883
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

19
1,106 671
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

20
1,157 908
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

21
1,034 1,179
Poison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Street Fighter, Final Fight

22
756 916
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Uncharted Series

23
863 763
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

24
649 738
Mai Shiranui is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series

25
548 782
Sophitia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

26
660 813
Nina Williams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

27
822 601
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

28
834 730
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

29
664 638
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

30
646 742
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

31
744 845
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Portal Series

32
662 703
Jade is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

33
676 695
Midna is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

34
663 801
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
StarCraft

35
557 415
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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36
538 699
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

37
860 670
Lulu is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

38
690 654
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

39
581 352
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

40
634 449
Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
theshadowknight added Ultimate Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers

41
479 545
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Batman & Robin

42
313 449
Trish is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

43
619 466
Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

44
304 426
Shantae is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Shantae

45
541 536
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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46
507 433
Misty is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
nick-slade added Pokémon The Movie 2000, Pokémon: Spell Of The Unknown, Pokémon: The First Movie

47
407 501
Rayne is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Blood Rayne Series

48
1,029 681
Cortana is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Halo Series

49
563 522
Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mass Effect Universe

50
428 245
Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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