Beyond Good & Evil
Being the lead character in a truly unique and brilliantly created game can't do your credentials any harm, but Jade would have shone in just about any game. She's exactly the kind of smart, feisty, and talented character people can grow to love, and she can drive the narrative in a game. She didn't need to flash the flesh to get attention like some characters we could mention, either. All she needed was her brains and a camera.