My Ideal Female Lead

MD writes: Ever since I finished playing Bayonetta a few years ago, I’ve had this hazy image of what my ideal female lead in a video game might look like. These thoughts were obviously triggered by all the discussion around how Bayonetta was or wasn’t sexist, how it did or didn’t support traditional views on women, and all the rest of the stuff related with unrealistic lady bits and female appendages. A few years on, following extensive reflection through a variety of video games (and life lessons, admittedly), that hazy, misty, vaguely formed femme has somewhat solidified.

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Venox20083011d ago

the most badass women for me:

1. Samus Aran
2. Bayonetta
3. Claire Redfield
4. Jill Valentine
5. Jade (from Beyond Good & Evil)

ATi_Elite3011d ago

1. Alyx Vance
2. Chun Li

SnakeCQC3011d ago (Edited 3011d ago )

1. Madison Paige (heavy rain)
2. Trish(dmc)
3.Faith(mirrors edge)
5 Ruby(wet)


Claire Redfield to me or Jill Valentine oh or Tifa always loved Tifa

CaptainMarvelQ83011d ago

fawking doll face from twisted metal

cybersleuth583011d ago (Edited 3011d ago )

Since strong women not not often represented, the field is small, indeed:

1. FemShep (of ME1, ME2, ME3)
2. Jill Valentine
3. Jade (Beyond Good & Evil)
4. Madison (Heavy Rain)
5. Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)
6. Joanna Dark (Perfect Dark)
7. Elena Fisher (Uncharted)