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TA Top Five: Female Protagonists

  • Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:10
    Just a quick note from the Editor here - We've had a crazy summer around the TA Offices, but now that things are cooling down in all of our respective lives we'll be back posting weekly Top Fives!
  • Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:11
    certainly resilient characters , good choices
  • AckterAckter325,688
    Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:18
    Riptor - Killer Instinct

    Would destroy all of those mentioned so far ;)
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  • Oil1983Oil1983788,181
    Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:19
    Lightning from Final Fantasy 13? Just kidding.
  • branstoneboybranstoneboy357,626
    Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:22
    Good choice but is Femshep really a female protagonist because if so then why not female Spartan in Halo Reach, female Grey Warden from Dragon Age, female dragonborn from Skyrim or female vault survivor from Fallout? Admittedly she had a voice whereas these didn't but I don't think a character can be considered if they possibly don't exist in everyone's playthrough.
  • AckterAckter325,688
    Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:23
    Fem Shep > Man Shep

    Fem Shep has a character. Fem Hawke also has a character, but her character is crap.

    None of the others you mentioned have characters.
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    Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:23
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  • Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:24
    Bayonetta is in the list. Good choice; couldn't care less about the rest, though.
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    Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:29
    Clem is number one, deserves number one...GO Clem!
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  • Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:34
    The list of games that have female protagonists is quite short.
    In my opinion, a top 5 female characters in gaming would make for a more entertaining read, I can think of a few :)
    Pretty good list, i'd just put lara above clem.
  • Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:35
    CounterInsurgnt said:Clem is number one, deserves number one...GO Clem!Lara Croft has to be #1
  • Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:35
    Great list this, good work team!
  • Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:40
    Good list! I definitely agree with Clementine in the first spot. She's very much a strong female lead who is consistently underestimated by her adult friends.
  • SimmSimm1,773,871
    Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:44
    Good list. I think you guys should do top 10's instead of top 5's though. It would be more interesting and alot of obvious ones wouldnt be left out.
  • mkdfanmkdfan703,306
    Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:48
    Great choices!
    I would add Jill Valentine for surviving the mansion, the Nemesis, being infected and being mind controlled. She kicks ass!
  • Kapi96Kapi9695,772
    Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:52
    hmm Shepard feels like a bit of a cop out. Don't think characters that can be customised that much, not only their appearance and gender but even their actions, should be up for any 'top protagonist' awards.

    The rest of the list is good though :)
  • GREGO McGEEGREGO McGEE2,194,159
    Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:57
    STILL. NOT. BITTEN.
  • JMJimmyJMJimmy456,086
    Posted on 16 August 15 at 17:58
    Clementine annoyed me so much. Shepard is effectively a gender neutral character since you play it as a male or female.

    I would have considered:
    - Any from Dragon Age: Origins
    - Aveline de Grandpré (Assassin's Creed)
    - Jade (Beyond Good & Evil)
    - Jill Valentine or Sheva Alomar (Resident Evil)
    - Alyx Vance (Orange Box)
    - Anya Stroud (Gears)
    - Zoey (Left 4 Dead)
    - Lightning (Final Fantasy)
    - Lilith (Borderlands)
    - Alicia Claus (Bullet Witch)
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  • Lumberjay85Lumberjay85188,730
    Posted on 16 August 15 at 18:07
    DARN YOU MIRROR"S EDGE!!! angry Sorry, I have to do that every time it gets mentioned.
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