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
2,997 1,890
Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tomb Raider Franchise

2
2,721 1,722
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe

3
1,842 1,196
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
2,233 1,487
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
1,892 1,398
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
1,142 1,322
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
1,850 1,249
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy VII

8
1,676 981
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
1,539 1,107
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

10
1,153 1,181
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

11
1,560 1,117
Ada Wong is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Retribution, Resident Evil: Damnation, Resident Evil 6

12
1,216 747
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added The Last Of Us

13
1,246 1,043
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Series

14
1,158 1,084
Claire Redfield is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Degeneration, Resident Evil: Extinction, Resident Evil: Afterlife

15
976 1,031
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

16
1,106 828
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

17
852 793
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

18
962 903
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

19
999 602
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

20
1,075 842
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

21
972 1,115
Poison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Street Fighter, Final Fight

22
699 849
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Uncharted Series

23
800 709
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

24
506 723
Sophitia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

25
611 579
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

26
565 691
Mai Shiranui is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series

27
588 763
Nina Williams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

28
687 789
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Portal Series

29
603 693
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

30
749 552
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

31
770 683
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

32
622 639
Midna is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

33
611 758
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
StarCraft

34
497 654
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

35
606 656
Jade is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

36
474 376
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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37
817 633
Lulu is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

38
655 619
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

39
498 306
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

40
565 415
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
286 409
Trish is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

42
438 502
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Batman & Robin

43
556 430
Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

44
971 651
Cortana is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Halo Series

45
502 500
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ag47 added

46
523 483
Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mass Effect Universe

47
261 389
Shantae is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Shantae

48
449 393
Misty is listed (or ranked) 48 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

49
384 218
Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added

50
375 473
Rayne is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Blood Rayne Series