The Snap: Honoring the Classic Women of Video Games

Lara Croft, Princess Toadstool, Chun Li, and Samus get their due here.

Posted Nov 20, 2014 5:24 PM By
Louis Virtel

Even as video games add more nuanced and interesting female characters to their narratives, one sad fact cannot be undone: There are seriously fewer than 10 superstar female characters in classic video games. Ugh.

But they are extraordinary ladies nonetheless! In this edition of The Snap, we salute the classic women of video games. Above is the shortened version of The Snap; below, check out the full version.



Be sure to check out every damn episode of The Snap:

Ep. #35: A Salute to the Classic Women of Video Games

Ep. #34: Here's Why the '90s Sucked

Ep. #33: Why Anne Hathaway Rules

Ep. #32: The Sexiest Psychos in Movie History

Ep. #31: Why Horror Classics are Still Scary

Ep. #30: Everything You Don't Know About Taylor Swift

Ep. #29: 5 Unanswered Questions About 'Gone Girl'

Ep. #28: 19 Beautiful Things That Look Like Donald Trump

Ep. #27: 20 Reasons Fall is the Worst Season

Ep. #26: Everything Wrong with Urban Outfitters

Ep. #25: Joan Rivers' True Legacy

Ep. #24: Our Unanswered 'Saved by the Bell' Questions

Ep. #23: Beyonce's 20 Biggest Flaws

Ep. #22: Everything We Learned From Robin Williams Movies

Ep. #21: A Tribute to the One Woman in Every All-Male Ensemble

Ep. #20: Clueless at Comic-Con

Ep. #19: The Comic-Con Preview We Need

Ep. #18: We Review Every Celebrity Sex Tape

Ep. #17: The Biggest Movie Bombs of 2014

Ep. #16: 25 Reasons to Worship Tilda Swinton

Ep. #15: The Secrets of 'Transformers'

Ep. #14: What to Know About the 2014 World Cup

Ep. #13: The 10 Worst Types of Facebook Status

Ep. #12: Why Meryl Streep Needs to Join 'Star Wars'

Ep. #11: Everything You Don't Know About 'Maleficent'

Ep. #10: Good God, Memorial Day Movies are Terrible

Ep. #9: Why Reality TV Still Matters

Ep. #8: Let's Find George Clooney Some New Wives

Ep. #7: Where is Our Song of the Summer?

Ep. #6: Why It's Time to Love Lindsay Lohan

Ep. #5: Why Zac Efron is So Important

Ep. #4: Judging Superhero Movies by Their Posters

Ep. #3: Why Every Classic Movie Sucks

Ep. #2: Kim and Kanye Deserve 'Vogue.' But These Folks Didn't.

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