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
3,006 1,825
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe

2
3,276 2,038
Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tomb Raider Franchise

3
2,064 1,305
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
2,431 1,581
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
2,054 1,481
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
1,270 1,418
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
1,993 1,331
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy VII

8
1,860 1,090
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
1,677 1,215
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

10
1,284 1,301
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

11
1,395 1,122
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Series

12
1,401 837
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added The Last Of Us

13
1,217 908
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

14
1,663 1,193
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
1,059 1,114
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

16
1,247 1,152
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
978 886
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

18
1,053 977
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

19
1,108 675
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

20
1,164 911
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

21
1,037 1,182
Poison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Street Fighter, Final Fight

22
760 918
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Uncharted Series

23
867 765
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

24
651 741
Mai Shiranui is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series

25
551 784
Sophitia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

26
663 815
Nina Williams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

27
827 604
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

28
838 732
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

29
669 639
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

30
648 746
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

31
748 848
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Portal Series

32
665 706
Jade is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

33
678 698
Midna is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

34
668 802
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
StarCraft

35
559 417
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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36
540 701
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

37
863 672
Lulu is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

38
693 658
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

39
586 354
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

40
637 452
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
483 546
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Batman & Robin

42
316 451
Trish is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

43
625 469
Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

44
306 428
Shantae is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Shantae

45
544 539
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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46
511 434
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
409 502
Rayne is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Blood Rayne Series

48
1,033 682
Cortana is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Halo Series

49
567 523
Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mass Effect Universe

50
430 247
Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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