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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2,609 1,618
Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Lara Croft Tomb Raider Franchise

2
2,284 1,574
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Samus Aran Nintendo Universe

3
1,538 995
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
1,884 1,331
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
1,652 1,260
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
959 1,163
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
1,631 1,099
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tifa Lockhart Final Fantasy VII

8
1,368 836
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
1,422 972
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
1,005 958
Claire Redfield is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Claire Redfield Resident Evil: Degeneration, Resident Evil: Extinction, Resident Evil: Afterlife

11
1,338 955
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mileena Mortal Kombat

12
970 607
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Ellie The Last Of Us

13
1,030 901
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Bayonetta Series

14
824 913
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sonya Blade Mortal Kombat

These Disney Princess Were Absolutely Terrible Role Models

15
946 1,005
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Princess Peach Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

16
911 720
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Kitana Mortal Kombat

17
933 714
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

18
836 786
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Morrigan Aensland Darkstalkers Series

19
680 650
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

20
895 982
Poison is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Street Fighter, Final Fight

21
594 733
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
802 509
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Catwoman Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

23
529 472
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

24
441 623
Sophitia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sophitia Soul Series

25
582 684
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
GLaDOS Portal Series

26
708 603
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rikku Final Fantasy Series

27
542 667
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sarah Kerrigan StarCraft

28
477 600
Mai Shiranui is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mai Shiranui Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series

The 10 Greatest Video Game Characters with Daddy Issues

29
525 599
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Aerith Gainsborough Final Fantasy Series

30
505 678
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
527 583
Jade is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Jade Mortal Kombat

32
432 563
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Felicia Darkstalkers Series

33
635 466
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

34
679 615
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ivy Soul Series

35
525 552
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 Best Howard Stern News Pranks Performed by Captain Janks

36
734 563
Lulu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Lulu Final Fantasy Series

37
585 542
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Yuna Final Fantasy Series

38
451 351
Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
theshadowknight added Black Widow Ultimate Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers

39
366 428
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Ivy Batman & Robin

40
463 360
Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

41
369 219
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

42
438 430
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ag47 added Miranda Lawson

The Creepiest Videos Caught By Ring Doorbells

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448 406
Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Liara T'Soni Mass Effect Universe

44
234 334
Trish is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

45
844 588
Cortana is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Cortana Halo Series

46
364 308
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
_1446780878373 added Rosalina

47
331 406
Rayne is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rayne Blood Rayne Series

48
367 260
Morrigan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
sebastian-helms added Morrigan Dragon Age: Origins

49
291 158
Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Elizabeth

50
406 444
Christie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
nash-godin added Christie DOA: Dead or Alive