We contacted over 1,500 gamers to rank popular video game characters on their sex appeal, and discovered that ‘Lady Dimitrescu’ from the latest installment of the Resident Evil franchise topped the list, or ‘stomped’ on the competition. If you harbor a little crush for your favorite character, don’t feel ashamed as it turns out there’s a valid reason! Studies have shown that unlike passive media consumption, it is more likely for gamers to feel immersed in the virtual environment and to identify with their character, because users can control and often personalize the depicted characters in the game, leading to stronger effects compared to passively watching media characters*. So now that we’ve cleared that up, here’s the top 20 sexiest video characters as voted for by the public:

  1. Lady Dimitrescu – Resident Evil Village 2) Zagreus – Hades 3) David King – Dead By Daylight 4) Beidou – Genshin Impact 5) Urbosa – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 6) King – Tekken 7) Mat – Dream Daddy 8) Professor Mirror – New Pokémon Snap 9) Cortana – Halo 10) Lara Croft – Tomb Raider (2013 onwards) 11) Geralt of Rivia – The Witcher 12) Donkey Kong – Donkey Kong 13) Bella Goth – The Sims franchise 14) Poison Ivy – Fortnite skin 15) Jin Sakai – Ghost of Tsushima 16) Chris Redfield – Resident Evil 17) Anna Williams – Tekken 18) Chloe Frazer – Uncharted 19) Iron Bull – Dragon Age: Inquisition 20) Peter Parker – Spider-Man: Miles Morales Think there’s a character missing? Let us know via our social channels!