Most attractive video game characters revealed

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UK website surveyed 1,240 male and 994 female UK gamers to determine who they believed to be the most attractive video game characters of all time.

The study asked respondents ‘From your gaming experience who do you consider to be the sexiest female/male video game character?’ and allowed them to choose from a list of options with photos, which revealed the following results. They were allowed to select more than one answer.

Iconic character Lara Croft tops the female list, with Tifa Lockheart of Final Fantasy fame and Joanna Dark of the Perfect Dark series in second and third respectively.

Nathan Drake of Uncharted was the ladies’ number one, followed by Metal Gear Solid’s Solid Snake and Resident Evil’s Chris Redfield.

Sexiest female video game character

  1. Lara Croft (Tomb Raider) – 72%
  2. Tifa Lockhart  (Final Fantasy) – 44%
  3. Joanna Dark (Perfect Dark) – 41%
  4. Sophitia Alexandra (Soul Caliber) – 37%
  5. Jill Valentine (Resident Evil) – 32%
  6. Chloe Frazer (Uncharted) – 30%
  7. Meryl Silverburgh (Metal Gear Solid) – 28%
  8. Morrigen Aensland (Dark Stalkers series) – 27%
  9. Rubi Malone (WET) – 24%
  10. Princess Peach (Super Mario Bros) – 18%

Sexiest male video game character

  1. Nathan Drake (Uncharted) – 63%
  2. Solid Snake (Metal Gear Solid) – 52%
  3. Chris Redfield (Resident Evil) – 50%
  4. Ezio Auditore (Assassins Creed) – 47%
  5. John Marston (Red Dead Redemption) – 38%
  6. Squall Leonhart (Final Fantasy) – 34%
  7. Leon Kennedy (Resident Evil) – 30%
  8. Dante (Devil May Cry) – 29%
  9. Cloud Strife (Final Fantasy) – 27%
  10. Jason Brody (Far Cry 3) – 19%

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  • Pur!Fier

    Princess Peach? lol

  • TiNRiB

    Meryl Silverburgh irritated the crap out of me. When I found out you can choose who to save it was a no brainer for me. And stealth kit over unlimited ammo bandana any day!

  • Suffer Kate

    Could not remember what Tifa Lockhart looked like… did a quick google search. I must say… The years have not been kind to her :(

  • Jameson Walker

    What about Citra or Lisa Snow from Far Cry 3?

  • Werner Beukes

    Cidjel will save us… For most of the game those Aussy boys kept saying Cidjel until I realised it was Citra… go figure