You can throw whatever kind of equal-opportunity, female-exploitation and progressive-thinking you like at the issue, but you can’t change the fact: Most female video game protagonists are made to be ogled by the still predominantly male gaming market. With the advances in technology, the ever-increasing artistic acceptance of videogames, and the fact that acting in videogames is becoming a much more serious affair, these digital vixens are only going to become more and more believable.
So leave it to the manliest website around, Manolith, to compile a list of the Top 25 Hottest Female Videogame Protagonists. Some of their choices are obvious, others come as quite a surprise (Princess Peach, I ask you?), and you might be surprised to find that your favourite babe isn’t even on the list – but their reasons make for an intriguing read anyway. Check it out here.