E3 2015 was probably the best year for female playable characters for a long time, if not ever. With a whole new host of heroines new an old being revealed here are some of the top ones to grace E3 2015 with their presence.

Horizon Zero Dawn: Aloy

Aloy was probably one of the most exciting new female leads to come from E3 2015. Set in a post apocalyptic world you play as Aloy, a hunter of massive robotic dinosaurs. Intent on unraveling the many mysteries that surround her, Aloy embarks on a quest that will lead her to discover her own destiny. An outcast from her tribe Aloy has learned to take down these massive robots that are now the dominant force in our world.


Rise Of The Tomb Raider: Lara Croft

No list of gaming heroines is ever complete without the lovely Lara. Rise Of The Tomb raider follows up on last years game and sees the new Lara continue her tomb raiding adventures. Lara must use her survival skills and wits, learn to trust new friends, and ultimately accept her destiny as the Tomb Raider. Xbox One gamers will get their hands on Lara first as the game will be a timed exclusive.



Evie: Assassins Creed Syndicate

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, the London-set installment of the long-running stealth series, will feature a pair of protagonists: Jacob and his twin sister, Evie Frye. Evie is armed with a cane sword, hidden blades and throwing knives in the fight against the Templars during the Industrial Revolution. While there have been female assassins in previous Creed games Evie is given a larger role than previous lady killers and is a welcome addition towards Assassins Creed: Unitys mainly male cast.



Emily: Dishonored 2

Emily was only a girl in the original Dishonored but now she is all grown up. In Dishonered 2 Emily has become a supernatural assassin alongside her childhood protector Corvo. Emily is armed with a trusty crossbow and the ability to swiftly climb buildings and move through streets and hallways.


Some exciting new heroines on their way to our gaming systems this year and next. Let us know some of your favourite either existing, new or old in the comments below.