Top Female Video Game Characters Ever Created
Female video game characters maybe aren’t as many as male characters are. The presence of these female video game characters initially seemed like for the eye candy or the complement of the story only. And it’s a common thing if we see these female video game characters with very sexy appearance or excessive body design. In other word, it’s hard to see more realistic female video game characters.
Now, many of those female video game characters take more important role. Slowly but surely, the number of woman becomes the leading role in video games are increasing. To name a few, there is Lara Croft in the Tomb Raider series or Lightning in Final Fantasy XIII. Female video game characters don’t only make you stunned by their beauty and sexuality, but they also have awesome fighting ability, great agility, and intelligence. Those skills are more than enough to crush all monsters, zombies, or any enemy in their path.
From so many female video game characters, below I give you top ten of them. Theses heroines has managed to break the dominance of men characters in the game and make their video games so popular and well sold.
Here are top 10 female video game characters ever created in the gaming history.
10. Fang (Final Fantasy XIII)
Fang is the strongest heroine from all of female video game characters in Final Fantasy XIII or even the strongest character in the game. Although she looks very cold, serious and not very talkative, Fang is very tough, fearless, and willing to sacrifice herself to save the world. Armed with spear and has a tremendous fighting ability, you can use Fang to destroy vicious enemies like Attacus or Adamantortoise much easier.
9. Cortana (Halo series)
Cortana is one of the smartest female video game characters ever created. Appearing in various Halo series, she provides great contribution in helping the Master Chief destroys the Covenant. Throughout game play, Cortana gives backstory as well as tactical data to Master Chief. With her help, playing Halo feels easier and more enjoyable.
8. Lightning (Final Fantasy XIII)
She is one of three female video game characters in the Final Fantasy XIII beside Fang and Vanille. Lightning is the main character in the game even you don’t have to use her as a leader when battling enemies during gameplay.
Lightning is the female version of Cloud from Final Fantasy VII. Behind the beautiful and graceful figure, she has tremendous speed and power which is able to help her deal with the wild world of Final Fantasy XIII. Equipped with gun-sword and has outstanding acrobatic moves while fighting, Lightning is one of the strongest female video game characters available.
7. Faith Connors (Mirror’s Edge)
Faith is one among other female video game characters which is very adept at jumping from one building to another very quickly. Although she has sad and dismal past, she eventually grows as an independent woman and rebels against the totalitarian regime of her city and joins the group of runners.
Thanks to Faith’s unique expertise and interesting gameplay, Mirror’s Edge has become one of the popular games of its time. And of course, Faith Connors deserves to be in the ranks of the cool female video game characters.
6. Elena Fisher (Uncharted series)
She is one of the brave female video game characters available. She can do whatever main character (Nathan Drake) can. She is funny, humorous, and extremely smart. Without Elena, Uncharted may seem incomplete and boring.
5. Joanna Dark (Perfect Dark series)
Joanna is one of sexiest female video game characters who play as the main character. She has awesome spy skills, proficient use of firearms, and has sophisticated gadgets. She is a female version of James Bond.
Joanna is employed by the Carrington Institute and functions as a top notch mercenary team which focuses primarily on industrialized espionage. This beautiful and sexy girl uses all her skills to finish off criminal syndicate boss which deserve to be trialed in a hard way.
So, it’s reasonable if we put Joanna as one of most popular female video game characters ever created.
4. Tifa Lockhart (Final Fantasy VII)
Tifa is one of the most famous female video game characters in Final Fantasy VII. Her appearance in this game made a lot of people hooked. Her great martial art skill, charming looks, and personality made her as one of the most beloved female video game characters. Even her simple dress, tight black skirt and white shirt, are often used as a reference by cosplayer all over the world.
3. Samus Aran (Metroid series)
Samus Aran is one of the most shocking female video game characters so far. During the game you will control Samus who always wears armor and headgear that looks very manly and masculine. But when you finish the game you find out that the bounty hunter and protagonist of Metroid turns out to be a very beautiful woman.
Samus is one of female video game characters who are very skillful at battle. She wears armor equipped with a variety of arsenal like rockets, lasers, gadgets, and other advanced equipment. She is a protagonist who runs a mission to root out the space pirates, extraterrestrial parasites while exploring a fierce world. Yup, Samus is one of badass female video game characters in the gaming history.
2. Jill Valentine (Resident Evil series)
Jill is one of most popular female video game characters in Resident Evil. She is a member of STARS team (Racoon Police Departments’s Special Tactics and Rescue Service) assigned to destroy the zombies that had taken control the city. To carry out her mission Jill is equipped with a variety of weapons such as the Shotgun, Mine Thrower, Grenade Launcher and Rocket Launcher. This tough girl is not only dealing with the common zombies but also must terminate the malignant giant named Nemesis.
Jill is beautiful, dangerous, courageous, and of course hate zombies. It makes sense if many people put her as one of the most popular female video game characters.
1. Lara Croft (Tomb Raider series)
Lara Croft is one of legendary female video game characters ever created. She is beautiful, very sexy, smart, very agile, adept at using weapons, and adventurer lover like Indiana Jones. She loves to venture into many places in the world to find the secret hidden in the hazardous tombs, sites, and the remains of ancient and historical buildings.
Lara actions along with awesome gameplay and interesting storyline can make Tomb Raider as one of the most popular video game series ever. So, it’s fair enough if we put Miss Lara as one of the iconic and most popular female video game characters of all time.
Well, that’s the list of top 10 most popular female video game characters ever created in the gaming history so far. Not only beautiful and sexy, they are also smart, very agile, and have awesome fighting skill. If they pension from their regular job, probably they would be most expensive female bodyguard ever.