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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2,544 1,571
Lara Croft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Lara Croft Tomb Raider Franchise

2
2,218 1,551
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Samus Aran Nintendo Universe

3
1,495 962
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

4
1,843 1,301
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

5
1,617 1,236
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

6
931 1,132
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

7
1,582 1,076
Tifa Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Tifa Lockhart Final Fantasy VII

8
1,320 807
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

9
1,397 950
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

10
1,315 929
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mileena Mortal Kombat

11
978 941
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

12
934 587
Ellie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
shaurya-kapoor added Ellie The Last Of Us

13
999 875
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Bayonetta Series

14
808 893
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

15
919 979
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Princess Peach Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

16
888 700
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Kitana Mortal Kombat

17
903 698
Commander Shepard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

18
821 770
Morrigan Aensland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Morrigan Aensland Darkstalkers Series

19
662 631
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Clementine Telltale's The Walking Dead

20
878 968
Poison is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Street Fighter, Final Fight

21
575 719
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Elena Fisher Uncharted Series

The Best Black Panther Storylines in Comics

22
772 498
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Catwoman Maggie, Catwoman, Batman: New Times

23
515 455
Tali'Zorah nar Rayya is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

24
427 610
Sophitia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sophitia Soul Series

25
570 665
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
GLaDOS Portal Series

26
692 590
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rikku Final Fantasy Series

27
524 658
Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sarah Kerrigan StarCraft

28
512 586
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Aerith Gainsborough Final Fantasy Series

The Top 10 Video Game Characters Who Would Be Horrible Mothers

29
457 586
Mai Shiranui is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mai Shiranui Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series

30
489 662
Nina Williams is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Nina Williams Tekken: The Motion Picture, Tekken Universe

31
518 566
Jade is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Jade Mortal Kombat

32
423 547
Felicia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Felicia Darkstalkers Series

33
606 455
Lightning is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

34
662 599
Ivy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ivy Soul Series

35
511 540
Midna is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Midna Nintendo Universe, Universe of The Legend of Zelda

16 Movie "In Jokes" You Probably Didn't Notice

36
722 552
Lulu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Lulu Final Fantasy Series

37
574 531
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Yuna Final Fantasy Series

38
431 341
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

39
356 416
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Ivy Batman & Robin

40
448 346
Triss Merigold is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Triss Merigold The Witcher 2

41
435 415
Miranda Lawson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Ag47 added Miranda Lawson

42
231 318
Trish is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters

The 20 Most Sexually Aggressive Cartoon Characters

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354 207
Tracer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Tracer Overwatch

44
438 393
Liara T'Soni is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Liara T'Soni Mass Effect Universe

45
825 580
Cortana is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Cortana Halo Series

46
349 297
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
_1446780878373 added Rosalina

47
320 396
Rayne is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rayne Blood Rayne Series

48
354 248
Morrigan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
sebastian-helms added Morrigan Dragon Age: Origins

49
571 545
Rachel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
monster added Rachel Ninja Gaiden, Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 - The Female Berserker

50
273 148
Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
forcedmyhand added Elizabeth