The most Badass women in gaming


As we celebrate women’s month we couldn’t help but recall just how much the fairer sex has influenced our favourite hobby.

But it’s easy to point to side characters and damsels in distress – what about the the women who can kick butt with the best of them?

Check out the most badass women in gaming:

Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)

Lara Croft

Clementine (Telltale’s The Walking Dead)


Sarah Kerrigan (Starcraft)


Bayonetta (Bayonetta)


Jade (Beyond Good and Evil)


Samus Aran (Metroid Series)

Samus Aran

Alyx Vance (Half-Life)

Alyx Vance

Ellie (The Last of Us)


Bonnie Macfarlane (Red Dead Redemption)

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Who do you think the most badass woman in gaming is? Let us know in the comments below and in our forums.

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  • Wow, this really does feel like laziness at its best. Post quota not met for the day? Maybe next time some info around the characters and why you are considering them? 😛

  • Rage


  • Johann Botha

    How was Alyx Vance a badass?

  • Space Chief


    What about the girls of Dead or Alive LR/Xtreme 3 or Senran Kagura Estival Versus? And Iori Minase is a bads##. She cr-ps me out even if I get her to A rank. All tsunderes are bada##es. Then there is Hatsune Miku.

  • Jaco Smit

    I thought it would be an article about gamer girls kicking our men asses at playing games…

  • TiredOfTheBS

    I thought this article was going to be about badass female gamers lol

  • Wurnman
  • DreadReveller

    She annoys people to death with a Coy smile

  • DreadReveller

    i guess myGaming just will not let the feminists have a full chance at feeling relevant

  • so no equal rights even if they kick ass…

  • Peter Trautman

    Why does everyone say that Ellie bitch is badass?
    You have to save her more often than Princess Peach.

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