The place of women in games has become something of a sensitive topic lately. With more and more strong, independent female characters making their way into the medium, it brings into question how women should be conceived. In a primarily male dominated industry, how are these women represented? Certainly most women that you find in video games are attractive. They have to be larger than life in a way to inspire that same feeling within their games. But back to women, what makes a good female character? Most women in games today are as strong as their male counterparts. The fact that they have the same delicate and attractive features as certain Greek Goddesses is just a reality of the industry. Leave all the talk at the door and enjoy the aesthetically pleasing cavalcade of heroines that follows.
6. Samus Aran
7. Tifa Lockhart
Not only do these virtual babes kick butt for a living, but they possess certain assets and attributes that are simply hard for our eyes to miss. From archeologist Lara Croft to librarian-witch Bayonetta, we have compiled a short, but sweet list of babes that have helped shape video games as we know it. Her innocent, yet badass personality has made her one of the hottest video game babes since her original appearance in Final Fantasy VII. Tifa has consistently amazed us in various video games and media such as Kingdom Hearts and LittleBigPlanet 2. We can only hope she makes another major entrance sooner rather than later. Pretty please, Square-Enix? Originally developed in the video game Metroid for the NES, Samus Aran is portrayed as a smart and sexy bounty hunter whose job is to kick butt all over the universe. This compassionate, yet deadly former Shinobi first appeared in the video game Dead or Alive. Her gorgeous assets have made countless appearances within the franchise as well as popular entries like Ninja Gaiden. Whether her developers deny it or not, Kasumi was clearly designed as a sexy video game character ready to impress everyone who came to know her.
For as long as there have been video games there have been hot female characters. Though, as graphics technology has improved these hotties have been brought to life in a way that has made us question what is real. We appreciate a good looking gaming character, and in this feature you'll find 25 of the hottest female video game characters ever designed. Note that these are in alphabetical order.
Video game fans know the long road of evolution the industry took. It really took the advent of 3D gaming in the mids for things to improve and give gamers women that looked like real figures. Of course, some might debate that point as so many of these ladies have little resemblance to a human being you see in reality. Some are famous, others a bit less so, some are icons, and a few appeared just once. There are so many to choose from but here are the 20 hottest video game women and how they make these games shine. While some critics find her cold, she ranks among the most popular characters of the entire franchise, given her own spin-off game and her independence and willingness to fight for herself sets her off from many of the other ladies of the franchise. She may have detractors but for the most part, this is a hot lady who has taken fans by storm. The only reason to enjoy the otherwise rough Lollipop Chainsaw , Juliet is a cheerleader whose boyfriend is killed by zombies.