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

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1,945 1,447
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Samus Aran Nintendo Universe

3
1,300 846
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
1,640 1,191
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
1,443 1,139
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
819 1,014
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
1,396 984
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tifa Lockhart Final Fantasy VII

8
1,137 694
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
1,274 857
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
717 790
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sonya Blade Mortal Kombat

11
877 777
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Bayonetta Series

12
753 496
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Ellie The Last Of Us

13
1,163 837
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mileena Mortal Kombat

14
804 851
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Princess Peach Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

15
867 857
Claire Redfield is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Claire Redfield Resident Evil: Degeneration, Resident Evil: Extinction, Resident Evil: Afterlife

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553 539
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

17
783 624
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

18
766 637
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Kitana Mortal Kombat

19
733 701
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Morrigan Aensland Darkstalkers Series

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818 879
Poison is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Street Fighter, Final Fight

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667 430
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Catwoman Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

22
495 642
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Elena Fisher Uncharted Series

23
485 595
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
GLaDOS Portal Series

24
623 524
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rikku Final Fantasy Series

25
375 538
Sophitia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sophitia Soul Series

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449 386
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

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466 593
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sarah Kerrigan StarCraft

28
403 521
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

29
377 485
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Felicia Darkstalkers Series

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451 525
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Aerith Gainsborough Final Fantasy Series

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413 613
Nina Williams is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nina Williams Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

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448 510
Jade is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Jade Mortal Kombat

33
508 394
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

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311 356
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Ivy Batman & Robin

35
598 544
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ivy Soul Series

36
659 499
Lulu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Lulu Final Fantasy Series

37
455 492
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
524 481
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Yuna Final Fantasy Series

39
360 290
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

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372 293
Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

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373 367
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ag47 added Miranda Lawson

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379 340
Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Liara T'Soni Mass Effect Universe

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184 273
Trish is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

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262 148
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

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750 537
Cortana is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Cortana Halo Series

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283 351
Rayne is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rayne Blood Rayne Series

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541 495
Rachel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
monster added Rachel Ninja Gaiden, Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 - The Female Berserker

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287 251
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
_1446780878373 added Rosalina

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367 380
Christie is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
nash-godin added Christie DOA: Dead or Alive

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115 310
Rainbow Mika Nanakawa is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
AbzoluteArtistry added Rainbow Mika Nanakawa Street Fighter