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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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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2,400 1,632
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Samus Aran Nintendo Universe

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1,620 1,068
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

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1,981 1,389
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

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1,729 1,311
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

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1,012 1,223
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

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1,698 1,155
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tifa Lockhart Final Fantasy VII

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1,453 900
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

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1,465 1,026
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

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1,056 647
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Ellie The Last Of Us

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1,051 1,009
Claire Redfield is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Claire Redfield Resident Evil: Degeneration, Resident Evil: Extinction, Resident Evil: Afterlife

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1,388 1,018
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mileena Mortal Kombat

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1,107 948
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Bayonetta Series

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869 957
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sonya Blade Mortal Kombat

The 10 Most Bad Ass Vampire Slayers of All Time

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1,013 1,067
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Princess Peach Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

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973 764
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Kitana Mortal Kombat

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978 763
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

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

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732 697
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

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918 1,031
Poison is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Street Fighter, Final Fight

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632 777
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Elena Fisher Uncharted Series

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Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Catwoman Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

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558 512
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

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

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GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
GLaDOS Portal Series

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Rikku is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rikku Final Fantasy Series

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563 706
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sarah Kerrigan StarCraft

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555 634
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Aerith Gainsborough Final Fantasy Series

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Nina Williams is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nina Williams Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

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Mai Shiranui is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mai Shiranui Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series

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Jade is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Jade Mortal Kombat

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455 599
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Felicia Darkstalkers Series

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676 495
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

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Ivy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ivy Soul Series

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Midna is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Midna Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

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

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

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483 386
Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 38 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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Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Ivy Batman & Robin

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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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Tracer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

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Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ag47 added Miranda Lawson

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Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Liara T'Soni Mass Effect Universe

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Cortana is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Cortana Halo Series

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Trish is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

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Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
_1446780878373 added Rosalina

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Rayne is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rayne Blood Rayne Series

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Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Elizabeth

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Morrigan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
sebastian-helms added Morrigan Dragon Age: Origins

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Christie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
nash-godin added Christie DOA: Dead or Alive