Kate Walker from Syberia is one of the lesser-well-known characters in our list, but her story and strength of character sees her at number 2.
2: Kate Walker from Syberia
Kate Walker from Syberia is a lawyer who is assigned a mission to France to oversee the financial take-over of a company. She soon gets more than she expected, however, as she is caught up in the mythology of the island of Syberia.
Kate Walker is the quintessential intelligent female games protagonist, solving puzzles and problems as she investigates Syberia. She’s also a great resource gatherer, gathering information important to her case.
Kate Walker also stars in the sequel Syberia 2, which follows the same basic formula as its predeccesor.