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
2,997 1,888
Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tomb Raider Franchise

2
2,718 1,722
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe

3
1,839 1,195
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
2,230 1,487
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
1,891 1,397
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
1,141 1,321
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
1,848 1,248
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy VII

8
1,675 980
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
1,537 1,107
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

10
1,152 1,180
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

11
1,560 1,115
Ada Wong is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Resident Evil: Retribution, Resident Evil: Damnation, Resident Evil 6

12
1,216 745
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added The Last Of Us

13
1,243 1,043
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Series

14
1,158 1,082
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
974 1,030
Sonya Blade is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

16
1,103 828
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

17
851 792
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

18
959 903
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

19
996 602
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

20
1,074 841
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

21
971 1,114
Poison is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Street Fighter, Final Fight

22
698 848
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Uncharted Series

23
799 708
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

24
504 723
Sophitia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

25
610 578
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

26
564 690
Mai Shiranui is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series

27
586 763
Nina Williams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

28
686 788
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Portal Series

29
603 693
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

30
747 551
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

31
768 683
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Soul Series

32
620 639
Midna is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

33
611 757
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
StarCraft

34
494 654
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Darkstalkers Series

35
604 656
Jade is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mortal Kombat

36
472 376
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
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37
817 632
Lulu is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

38
655 618
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Final Fantasy Series

39
498 305
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

40
563 415
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
286 408
Trish is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

42
437 502
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Batman & Robin

43
556 429
Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

44
971 650
Cortana is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Halo Series

45
502 500
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ag47 added

46
523 483
Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mass Effect Universe

47
260 389
Shantae is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Shantae

48
448 393
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
384 218
Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added

50
375 473
Rayne is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Blood Rayne Series