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
3,144 1,970
Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tomb Raider Franchise

2
2,867 1,771
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe

3
1,965 1,250
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
2,327 1,536
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
1,213 1,361
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
1,970 1,439
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
1,912 1,291
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy VII

8
1,770 1,023
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
1,596 1,154
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

10
1,214 1,233
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

11
1,320 785
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added The Last Of Us

12
1,308 1,077
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Series

13
1,020 1,067
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

14
1,610 1,150
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
1,158 862
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

16
1,199 1,116
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
1,002 935
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

18
913 836
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

19
1,049 635
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

20
1,119 874
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

21
1,000 1,143
Poison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Street Fighter, Final Fight

22
724 880
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Uncharted Series

23
823 736
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

24
526 749
Sophitia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

25
608 709
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
630 785
Nina Williams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

27
782 574
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

28
797 706
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

29
638 609
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

30
721 814
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Portal Series

31
620 717
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

32
649 664
Midna is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

33
628 677
Jade is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

34
636 776
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
StarCraft

35
518 675
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

36
514 393
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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37
670 635
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

38
838 651
Lulu is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

39
539 332
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

40
598 427
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
460 519
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Batman & Robin

42
299 425
Trish is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

43
588 446
Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

44
285 406
Shantae is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Shantae

45
524 514
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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46
393 482
Rayne is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Blood Rayne Series

47
477 407
Misty is listed (or ranked) 47 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

48
1,001 661
Cortana is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Halo Series

49
543 501
Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mass Effect Universe

50
404 228
Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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