The Best Female Video Game Characters for Gay Players

LGBT video game players have long gravitated to female avatars for their outside status (just ask Looking's Patrick). Here are the fiercest feminist stars to ever rock a Sega Genesis.

 

BY Patrick Yacco

February 07 2014 12:42 PM ET


Samus Aran, Metroid 
Samus is now the proud hero of one of the longest-running video game series, but '80s fans were stunned to learn that an alien-fighting soldier turned out to be a woman (she took off her suit at the end of the first game and was wearing a bikini). Not surprisingly, Samus Aran has returned to space numerous times to take on threats from across the galaxy and there's no sign of her stopping any time soon.

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