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
3,158 1,981
Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tomb Raider Franchise

2
2,890 1,778
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe

3
1,982 1,256
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
2,344 1,541
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
1,222 1,367
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
1,977 1,443
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
1,920 1,295
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy VII

8
1,778 1,029
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
1,603 1,161
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

10
1,223 1,239
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

11
1,330 791
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added The Last Of Us

12
1,318 1,081
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Series

13
1,023 1,072
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

14
1,614 1,155
Ada Wong is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Retribution, Resident Evil: Damnation, Resident Evil 6

15
1,162 867
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

16
1,203 1,121
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
922 840
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

18
1,009 939
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

19
1,056 639
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

20
1,122 878
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

21
1,002 1,149
Poison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Street Fighter, Final Fight

22
729 884
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Uncharted Series

23
828 739
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

24
528 752
Sophitia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

25
614 712
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
632 789
Nina Williams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

27
801 709
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

28
783 578
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

29
642 612
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

30
723 817
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Portal Series

31
623 720
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

32
652 667
Midna is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

33
632 679
Jade is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

34
519 678
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

35
637 779
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
StarCraft

36
521 395
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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37
842 651
Lulu is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

38
673 636
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

39
546 333
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

40
603 429
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
463 520
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Batman & Robin

42
299 426
Trish is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

43
591 446
Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

44
287 406
Shantae is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Shantae

45
527 515
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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46
484 409
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
394 483
Rayne is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Blood Rayne Series

48
1,004 662
Cortana is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Halo Series

49
545 502
Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mass Effect Universe

50
407 229
Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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