Tifa is the childhood friend of Cloud Strife, who is the protagonist of one of the most famous RPGs of all time, Final Fantasy VII. Tifa convinces Cloud Strife to join the eco-terrorist group AVALANCHE and later assists him in saving the planet from the game’s villain, Sephiroth. Tifa is one of video game’s most prominent female characters as she is a strong and independent, often being compared to Lara Croft. The media has described her as one of the best female characters in gaming.
In this 2013 reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise, Lara Croft is a young and ambitious archaeologist on a quest to find the lost kingdom of Yamatai. She’s added new skills to her repertoire, including stealthing, ziplining, and shooting a bow and arrows. She’s also looking more like a grungy survivalist than ever before.