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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2,329 1,460
Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Lara Croft Tomb Raider Franchise

2
2,023 1,475
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Samus Aran Nintendo Universe

3
1,348 878
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
1,689 1,226
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
1,503 1,164
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
847 1,055
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
1,445 1,012
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tifa Lockhart Final Fantasy VII

8
1,184 730
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
1,308 888
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
743 826
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sonya Blade Mortal Kombat

11
906 818
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Bayonetta Series

12
808 525
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Ellie The Last Of Us

13
1,200 862
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mileena Mortal Kombat

14
902 879
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

Child Actors Who Tragically Died Young

15
827 901
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Princess Peach Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

16
583 571
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

17
795 658
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Kitana Mortal Kombat

18
815 652
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

19
752 729
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Morrigan Aensland Darkstalkers Series

20
833 912
Poison is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Street Fighter, Final Fight

21
522 663
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
696 454
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Catwoman Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

23
501 624
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
GLaDOS Portal Series

24
647 545
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rikku Final Fantasy Series

25
390 562
Sophitia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sophitia Soul Series

26
417 545
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
474 617
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sarah Kerrigan StarCraft

28
462 410
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

The 10 Greatest Video Game Characters with Daddy Issues

29
467 547
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Aerith Gainsborough Final Fantasy Series

30
388 510
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Felicia Darkstalkers Series

31
436 627
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
469 526
Jade is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Jade Mortal Kombat

33
536 416
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

34
321 378
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Ivy Batman & Robin

35
610 560
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ivy Soul Series

The Best Flowers to Give a Woman

36
683 514
Lulu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Lulu Final Fantasy Series

37
472 510
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
539 498
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Yuna Final Fantasy Series

39
376 305
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
392 311
Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

41
392 384
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ag47 added Miranda Lawson

42
198 285
Trish is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

Why Terry Crews Is The Coolest, Nerdiest Jock In Hollywood

43
290 157
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

44
394 360
Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Liara T'Soni Mass Effect Universe

45
772 553
Cortana is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Cortana Halo Series

46
293 366
Rayne is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rayne Blood Rayne Series

47
303 266
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
_1446780878373 added Rosalina

48
553 511
Rachel is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
monster added Rachel Ninja Gaiden, Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 - The Female Berserker

49
372 400
Christie is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
nash-godin added Christie DOA: Dead or Alive

50
121 327
Rainbow Mika Nanakawa is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
AbzoluteArtistry added Rainbow Mika Nanakawa Street Fighter