A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

The past few years produced a huge amount of great games and a surprisingly decent amount of them have well-developed characters that are hard to forget. And, of course, some of them look really attractive.

We're going to wrap up our series on the hottest, most attractive video game characters with the 10s, starting with 2010. We're not too far into this current decade, but we are approaching the end of a console generation. These games and their characters mark that nearing end.

You can catch up on the visual histories of the 80s, 90s and the 2000s to draw conclusions on how video game character representations changed through the decades.


Bayonetta in Bayonetta (2010)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Sarah Kerrigan, Nova and Jim Raynor in StarCraft II (2010)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Vanille and Serah in Final Fantasy XIII (2010)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

John Marston in Red Dead Redemption (2010)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Trip in Enslaved: Odyssey to the West (2010)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Akiyama, Saejima, Kazuma and Tanimura in Yakuza 4 (2011)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Catherine in Catherine (2011)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Enoch in El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron (2011)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Neptune / Purple Heart in Hyperdimension Neptunia (2011)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Lily Satou in Katawa Shoujo (2012)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Olga in Asura's Wrath (2012)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Juliet Starling in Lollipop Chainsaw (2012)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Geralt in The Witcher 2: Assassin's of Kings (2012)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Vaas Montenegro in Far Cry 3 (2012)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Leah in Diablo 3 (2012)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Cortana in Halo 4 (2012)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Mad Moxxi in Borderlands 2 (2012)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Dead or Alive 5 characters (2012)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Parasoul in Skullgirls (2012)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Samuel Rodrigues in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (2013)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Lara Croft in Tomb Raider (2013)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s


We still have a couple of months left from the year and it wouldn't be fair to forget all the upcoming titles featuring beautiful characters.

Nilin in Remember Me (2013)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Jodie Holmes in Beyond: Two Souls (2013)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Mondo Zappa in Killer is Dead (2013)

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

Link in Nintendo's Wii U Tech Demo

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s

The Sorceress Character In The Square Enix Agni's Philosophy Tech Demo

A Visual History of Attractive Video Game Characters: The 10s


Is something missing from here, or do you have a favorite hot character from the past few years? Better go ahead and show them in the comments!

sources: Rockstar, Atlus, NIS, Katawa Shoujo Wiki, The Witcher, Ubisoft, Skullgirls, Metal Gear Wiki, Heavy Rain, Tomb Raider, Sony, Square Enix

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