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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3,220 1,923
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe

2
3,533 2,138
Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tomb Raider Franchise

3
2,243 1,379
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
2,626 1,650
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
2,208 1,544
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
1,372 1,480
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
2,113 1,395
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy VII

8
1,996 1,184
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
1,386 1,398
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

10
1,371 1,201
Claire Redfield is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Degeneration, Resident Evil: Extinction, Resident Evil: Afterlife

11
1,534 1,173
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Series

12
1,557 889
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added The Last Of Us

13
1,797 1,276
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

14
1,328 951
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

15
1,795 1,242
Ada Wong is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Retribution, Resident Evil: Damnation, Resident Evil 6

16
1,132 1,164
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

17
1,085 942
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

18
1,129 1,032
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

19
1,206 721
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

20
1,243 955
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

21
1,078 1,233
Poison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Street Fighter, Final Fight

22
821 960
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Uncharted Series

23
887 766
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

24
917 808
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

25
697 785
Mai Shiranui is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series