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
3,165 1,984
Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tomb Raider Franchise

2
2,897 1,780
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe

3
1,987 1,261
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
2,351 1,543
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
1,225 1,372
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
1,983 1,446
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
1,925 1,299
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy VII

8
1,786 1,035
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
1,230 1,242
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

10
1,608 1,165
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

11
1,337 794
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added The Last Of Us

12
1,322 1,083
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Series

13
1,027 1,075
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

14
1,166 869
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

15
1,615 1,158
Ada Wong is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Retribution, Resident Evil: Damnation, Resident Evil 6

16
1,205 1,124
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
926 842
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

18
1,010 942
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

19
1,060 642
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

20
1,123 881
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

21
1,004 1,151
Poison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Street Fighter, Final Fight

22
732 886
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Uncharted Series

23
833 740
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

24
528 756
Sophitia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

25
615 715
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
633 792
Nina Williams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

27
802 712
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

28
785 581
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

29
643 613
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

30
625 722
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

31
724 819
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Portal Series

32
655 668
Midna is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

33
634 680
Jade is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

34
638 781
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
StarCraft

35
519 680
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

36
523 395
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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37
844 651
Lulu is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

38
675 637
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

39
548 334
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

40
604 432
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
463 522
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Batman & Robin

42
300 428
Trish is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

43
593 448
Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

44
288 408
Shantae is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Shantae

45
527 517
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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46
486 409
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
395 484
Rayne is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Blood Rayne Series

48
1,005 663
Cortana is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Halo Series

49
546 503
Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mass Effect Universe

50
408 230
Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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