12 of the Best Female Video Game Characters Ever

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6. Hildegard Von Krone

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Hilde is the hearty, respected and dignified girl from the Soul series which supports her family and her kingdom like a hero. Despite being a ferocious warrior and her pragmatic armor along with her changing garb, she looks stunningly stylish and cultured.

The character is a good memo to those who only believe in making a female character to generate a sex appeal, as she’s portrayed to be a reckoning force against the evils of ‘Nightmare’.


5. Princess Zelda


A number of characters have been referred to as Princess Zelda in The Legend of Zelda series and as a result, there are various physical appearances associated with this female character. Most of her depictions are really gorgeous and she is shown as blonde and has big blueish eyes with an impressive persona.

Zelda has magical powers and guides the main protagonist, Link in his journey to rescue herself from the captivity of Ganondorf.


4. Samus Aran

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Samus Aran is a very hot female video game character from the Metroid that holds the prestigious distinction of being the first female protagonist in gaming history (officially listed in Guinness World Records 2013).

The leading lady is portrayed as a strong and independent bounty hunter with a very sensual suit (an alien relic to be precise) and enjoys a very large cult following when compared to other mainstream virtual female characters of today.


3. Jill Valentine

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Jill Valentine is a half-French, half Japanese zombie slayer from Resident Evil — a Capcom horror series full of some really gorgeous female characters such as Ada Wong, Claire Redfield, and Sheva — that was specifically designed to be “beautiful for everybody”.

The experiment went more than successful and today Jill is considered to be one of the most beautiful protagonists by a majority of gamers and holds Guinness World Record for being the very first mainstream female character in a survival horror video game.


2. Tifa Lockhart

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Tifa Lockhart is a very attractive female character from the Final Fantasy series that assists the main protagonist Cloud Strife in his quest to save the world from the menace of Sephiroth.

Tifa is an imagination of Tetsuya Nomura and is often labeled as the “hottest gaming babe” and the “heroine of the Final Fantasy universe” by various reputed publications. It is also common to find Tifa topping various online sexiest female video game characters lists.

Honorable Mention: Vanille, Lightening, Yuna and Fang are four other prominent Final Fantasy beauties that worth a mention here too!


1. Lara Croft

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With six Guinness World Records to her credit, Lara Croft from the ever successful Tomb Raider series is a larger than life female character of the virtual world. She has been repeatedly hailed as one of the sexiest leading ladies in the gaming world and has been featured as a sex symbol by countless magazines and blogs throughout the world.

The character was inspired by a comic book character named Tank Girl and due to an accidental mouse click, it got an epic hot figure that really helped it in becoming phenomena (hats off to Angelina Jolie for her part in giving life to this character).

Today, despite the existence of dozens of popular female video game characters out there, nothing comes close to the success and charisma of Lara Croft.


Honorable Mentions

This list of cannot be completed without at least mentioning these names:

  • Elena – Uncharted
  • Leilana – Dragon Age: Origins
  • Nina Williams and Lili – Tekken
  • Kaileena, Elika and Farah – Prince of Persia
  • Helena – Dead or Alive
  • Mai Shiranui –  King of Fighters
  • Cortana – Halo
  • Isabela Keyes – Dead Rising


This sums up our list of the best female video game characters of all time. Did we miss someone worth mentioning? Feel free to leave a comment in the comments section below!