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
2,827 1,752
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe

2
3,088 1,952
Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tomb Raider Franchise

3
1,927 1,226
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
2,294 1,520
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
1,943 1,425
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
1,184 1,346
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
1,889 1,277
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy VII

8
1,733 1,005
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
1,193 1,213
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

10
1,574 1,135
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

11
1,278 769
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added The Last Of Us

12
1,591 1,138
Ada Wong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Retribution, Resident Evil: Damnation, Resident Evil 6

13
1,284 1,066
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Series

14
1,182 1,104
Claire Redfield is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Degeneration, Resident Evil: Extinction, Resident Evil: Afterlife

15
1,001 1,056
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

16
1,138 849
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

17
888 818
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

18
982 923
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

19
1,028 619
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

20
1,098 861
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

21
992 1,132
Poison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Street Fighter, Final Fight

22
716 865
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Uncharted Series

23
814 726
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

24
517 739
Sophitia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

25
592 702
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
612 777
Nina Williams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

27
627 596
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

28
710 802
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Portal Series

29
613 708
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

30
766 564
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

31
642 652
Midna is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

32
628 767
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
StarCraft

33
785 697
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

34
512 666
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

35
617 668
Jade is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

36
501 384
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
_1446780878373 added

37
829 640
Lulu is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

38
662 627
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

39
584 418
Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
theshadowknight added Ultimate Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Avengers

40
513 321
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

41
292 418
Trish is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

42
451 510
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Batman & Robin

43
574 440
Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

44
987 656
Cortana is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Halo Series

45
518 508
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ag47 added

46
274 397
Shantae is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Shantae

47
535 494
Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mass Effect Universe

48
467 400
Misty is listed (or ranked) 48 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

49
397 224
Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added

50
382 477
Rayne is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Blood Rayne Series