20 Kick-Ass Females in Video Games

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October 26, 2011 - Women often get the short end of the stick in video games, and usually end up kidnapped or something of the sort. Really it's not a big surprise considering that the video game industry, both developers and consumers, used to be comprised almost entirely of men. Over the past decade however, the demographics have shifted heavily toward an even split. It's actually hard not to run into a girl gamer these days when playing online.

Because of this shift, female video game characters are also taking on larger and more aggressive roles. These women can keep up with the boys, and are great examples of what the modern female video game character can and should become.

What follows is a list of the most 20 kick-ass video game females to date; continue reading to find out if your favorites made the list.