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

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1,607 1,058
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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1,972 1,376
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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1,720 1,305
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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1,004 1,215
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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1,689 1,149
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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1,441 887
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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1,459 1,016
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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1,040 643
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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1,045 1,000
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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1,381 1,007
Mileena is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Mileena Mortal Kombat

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1,092 940
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Bayonetta Bayonetta Series

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1,008 1,055
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Princess Peach Nintendo Universe, Super Mario Universe

14 Famous People Who Have PhDs

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

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963 760
Kitana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Kitana Mortal Kombat

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970 760
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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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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Poison is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Poison Street Fighter, Final Fight

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626 774
Elena Fisher is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Elena Fisher Uncharted Series

The Top 10 Greatest Crossovers in Video Game History

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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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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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612 723
GLaDOS is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
GLaDOS Portal Series

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736 640
Rikku is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Rikku Final Fantasy Series

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553 630
Aerith Gainsborough is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Aerith Gainsborough Final Fantasy Series

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Sarah Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Sarah Kerrigan StarCraft

The 10 Greatest Video Game Characters with Daddy Issues

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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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550 615
Jade is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Jade Mortal Kombat

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

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670 493
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

The Most Memorable Advertising Mascots of All Time

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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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609 568
Yuna is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Video Game Characters
Yuna Final Fantasy Series

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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

The Best Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Quotes

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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