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
3,149 1,973
Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tomb Raider Franchise

2
2,873 1,773
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe

3
1,968 1,253
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
2,331 1,538
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
1,215 1,364
Cammy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Street Fighter II V, Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie, Street Fighter

6
1,972 1,442
Jill Valentine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Afterlife, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Resident Evil: Retribution

7
1,914 1,294
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy VII

8
1,773 1,026
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
1,597 1,158
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

10
1,218 1,234
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

11
1,324 787
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added The Last Of Us

12
1,310 1,079
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Series

13
1,020 1,069
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

14
1,611 1,152
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
1,159 864
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

16
1,200 1,118
Claire Redfield is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Degeneration, Resident Evil: Extinction, Resident Evil: Afterlife

17
1,003 938
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

18
917 838
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

19
1,050 637
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

20
1,119 876
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

21
1,001 1,146
Poison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Street Fighter, Final Fight

22
726 882
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Uncharted Series

23
825 737
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

24
527 751
Sophitia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

25
609 711
Mai Shiranui is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series

26
630 787
Nina Williams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

27
783 576
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

28
798 708
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

29
638 610
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

30
721 815
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Portal Series

31
620 718
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

32
649 665
Midna is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

33
629 678
Jade is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

34
636 777
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
StarCraft

35
518 676
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

36
517 394
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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37
672 635
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

38
840 651
Lulu is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

39
542 332
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

40
599 427
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
461 519
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Batman & Robin

42
299 425
Trish is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

43
589 446
Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

44
285 406
Shantae is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Shantae

45
525 514
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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46
393 482
Rayne is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Blood Rayne Series

47
479 407
Misty is listed (or ranked) 47 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

48
1,002 661
Cortana is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Halo Series

49
544 501
Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mass Effect Universe

50
405 228
Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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