7 Strong And Beautiful Female Heroes From PC Games

Beautiful Female Heroes From PC Games
Samus Aran, the original action super-heroine.

Move over gentlemen, time for the Heroines to take center stage.

With the growth of the video game industry female characters have become more and into the spotlight, and not just as eye candy. So many series have taken female leads and made them the heroine of the story. Follow history as we examine 7 awesome games with a strong female lead character.

7. Her Story

Genre: Interactive Movie

Release Date: June 24, 2015

Developer: Sam Barlow

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Blurring the line between virtual and reality.

Her Story is a true crime game that features live action recordings of a female character being questioned about the disappearance of her husband. The game’s interaction between viewing real videos and player input creates an experience very unique from the traditional gameplay experiences.

You will take on the role of a detective scouring the database for clues that will help you solve the mystery of the disappeared husband. The interaction between the player, their computer, and the archived police videos creates a very realistic gaming adventure.

Become a police investigator and feel the intensity of solving a high profile case.

6. Final Fantasy XIII

Genre: Role Playing Game

Release Date: October 9, 2014

Developer: Square Enix

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Only a lightning strike can save Cocoon.

Claire Farron, or her much more electric name Lightning, is the heroine of souls as the world of Cocoon comes to an end in Final Fantasy VIII. Lightning is featured as a main playable character in the first and third chapters in this game that heralded Final Fantasy into the high definition generation of gaming.

FF XIII features a new combat system that seamlessly melds action and strategy into eye pleasing harmony. The game takes place over a three part trilogy, whit the first two currently available for play on Steam, with the third installment still being developed for PC release.

Speak softly, and walk with big allies.

5. Fifa 2016

Genre: Sports Simulation

Release Date: September 2015

Developer: EA Sports

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Introducing, for the first time ever, women!

Fresh of the dramatic win by the United States in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup comes the release of the first FIFA soccer game to include the women’s national teams from around the world. You can choose from twelve national teams. FIFA 16 will feature all of the fun of previous installments in the series, but will include more enhanced controls on offence and defense. Players will benefit from the FIFA trainer system which will help them master the new play mechanics.

This game is awesome, and with the addition of the playability of women’s national teams the game becomes historic. All I want to know is if I can can play a women’s team vs. a men’s team and do the old fashioned battle of the sexes.

Man, Alex Morgan has some ups!

4. The Walking Dead: Michonne

Genre: Survival

Release Date: 2015

Developer: Tell Tale Games

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Any fan of the walking dead series will agree that Michonne is one crazy cool lady. She carries a katana and uses zombies as her own personal entourage. Now, she is getting her own mini-series in the highly successful Walking Dead video game.

For those new to The Walking Dead game, it is a survival game where your decisions shape the direction of every character in the story. The game is an awesome and intense addition to the muti-medium mega hit The Walking Dead.

Most people run from Zombies, Michonne uses them as pack mules.

3. Resident Evil: Revelations 2

Genre: Survival Horror

Release Date: February 24, 2015

Developer: Capcom

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"You don't even know what to be afraid of yet".

Claire Redfield headlines the second installment in the Resident Evil: Revelations series, which has been a fire in the blood of the longstanding franchise. Revelations 2 puts you at the mercy of an unknown entity while exploring an abandoned penal colony. This game is a thrilling blend of action and horror that will renew your faith in the series that defined the survival horror genre.

As for Claire, she is one of the survivors of the original Raccoon city incident. She was thrust from the life as a college girl visiting her older brother into a battle hardened veteran fighting to save the world from the evil Umbrella corporation. She is one of the toughest women in a series full of very tough women.

Claire make survival horror look somehow, elegant.

2. Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst

Genre: Action Adventure

Release Date: February 23, 2016

Developer: Electronic Arts

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It is by the grace of Faith that we are saved.

Faith Connors is the protagonist in the first person action game series Mirror’s edge. What makes her a great character is that she doesn’t have any super powers, just wits and athletic ability. Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst is the prequel to the action packed story released in 2009.

In the new installment players will experience the rise of Faith from a carefree runner to the heroine of a city in desperate need of a savior. What is unique will be the absence of firearms as offensive weapons; instead you will use your mind and fists to overcome enemies. Players will feel like they are one with Faith as she moves smoothly and flawlessly according to the movements of the player, creating a fully immersive combat experience.

In Glass City fists are louder than gunshots.

1. Rise of the Tomb Raider

Genre: Action Adventure

Release Date: November 10, 2015

Developer: Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix

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Lara is becoming the hero so many already know her to be.

Lara Croft is the foremost female lead in video games for almost twenty years, and this year will mark the release of her next adventure. Rise of the Tomb Raider is the sequel to the Tomb Raider reboot launched in 2013, and build on the events of the novel Tomb Raider: Ten Thousand Immortals by Dan Abnett and Nik Vincent.

The Lara Croft in the reboot isn’t the same large chested thrill seeker of previous installments, but a younger more naïve version, that exhibits more cunning and intelligence than her predecessors. Rise of the Tomb Raider is a more intense and psychologically enthralling experience.

Sometimes strength is more than physical power.

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