2017 was an absolutely stellar year for games with female protagonists. PS4 exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn made female lead Aloy a certified PlayStation icon and ambitious adventure game Uncharted: The Lost Legacy had us all hoping that the future of the Uncharted franchise is female. The surprise success of Nier: Automata and Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice also stood out this year.
2018 also promises a number of games with female protagonists, ranging from blockbuster epics to charming indies. An impressive amount of games feature women and girls in lead roles this year and we’ve chosen 30 titles that you should be excited for.