The Best and the Baddest Video Game Heroines

The Best and the Baddest Video Game Heroines

For girl geeks, our first role models weren't just the Babysitters Club or the Sweet Valley High twins — no, they were the ladies in our first video games, the female characters that gave us representation and made us feel comfortable playing those games in the first place.

They went up against their male counterparts and decimated ghosts, Bowser, and male rivals, ruling the pixels with their feminine wiles. And they did it in style, whether it was a bow on the head, a pink ball gown, or some booty shorts and braids. Check out my slideshow for the most fabulous femmes of video games!

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