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
3,113 1,873
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe

2
3,392 2,092
Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tomb Raider Franchise

3
2,158 1,338
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
2,534 1,607
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
2,130 1,508
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
1,320 1,442
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
2,051 1,356
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy VII

8
1,927 1,129
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
1,469 1,139
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Series

10
1,744 1,239
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

11
1,334 1,342
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

12
1,468 858
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added The Last Of Us

13
1,315 1,167
Claire Redfield is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Degeneration, Resident Evil: Extinction, Resident Evil: Afterlife

14
1,273 924
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

15
1,734 1,214
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
1,093 1,133
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

17
1,033 912
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

18
1,092 1,000
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

19
1,161 696
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

20
1,206 929
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

21
1,054 1,205
Poison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Street Fighter, Final Fight

22
789 936
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Uncharted Series

23
676 757
Mai Shiranui is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series

24
891 782
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

25
688 827
Nina Williams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe