Video Games with Strong Female Leads

Horizon Zero Dawn

Aloy from 'Horizon Zero Dawn' is a clever and resourceful protagonist, who inhabits a dangerous world that she has to not only tame, but also deeply understand.
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Mirrors Edge

Faith Conners is a runner who is out to fight the current autocratic and controlling government that is plaguing her world.
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Tomb Raider

The newest incarnation of Lara Craft gives her a lot more character growth and development with her being a clearly flawed character who is trying to achieve greatness.
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The Last of Us 2

'The Last of Us 2' puts us in the shoes of Ellie and gives us a world that is constantly challenging her to understand what it means to be self-sufficient and alone.
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Celeste

'Celeste' is about overcoming anxiety and doubt as well as dealing with existential crisis. The protagonist Madeline is a complex character who grows through her journey.
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Unchartered: Lost Legacy

The 'Unchartered' series is home to swashbuckling Nathan Drake who takes a backseat to fan-favourite Chloe in this game. Chloe actually has a relatable character arc.
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Bayonetta

Men have Kratos from 'God of War' and women have Bayonetta – a swashbuckling and arrogant god killer.
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NieR: Automata

The story of 'NieR: Automata' is about a female android who is trying to understand her place in a cruel and unforgiving world.
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