pink, gendered anatomy, flowers, disparate genderization // Bandage Girl is Meat Boy's damsel in distress girlfriend

Cadillac II (Square Deal) for Game Boy on the Game Boy Crammer Podcast #25

inverse gender signifiers // Legion

rather subtle gender segregation // B.C. Kid

ribbon // Valkyria Chronicles

Jennifer Tate is the main playable protagonist of the 2004 PS2 game Primal. The plot follows Jennifer's quest searching for her boyfriend through a series of demonic realms. Her appearance/figure is very similar to Lara Croft. The character is voiced by Hudson Leick (Callisto from Xena: Warrior Princess). The game has been praised for balancing "stereotypical tough girl and genuine emotion". It was re-released for PS3 in 2012. #femaleprotagonist

Princess Peach is one of the most recognizable damsel in distress in video game history. She has been kidnapped dozens of time including in the games; Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Mario World, Super Mario 64, New Super Mario Bros. Super Mario Galaxy, Super Mario Galaxy 2. Only in the DS game Super Princess Peach does she save Mario. Other then in spin-off games she is only playable in the NES game Super Mario 2. #damselindistress #smurfette

disparate stylization, red // Mr.Kougar

Princess Daisy is the damsel in distress from the 1989 Game Boy game Super Mario Land. She is kidnapped by the tyrannical alien Tatanga (in order to marry her) and she must be saved by Mario. Daisy has not appeared in any other Mario platform adventure game but has been a playable character in various sports and party game spin-offs. After the rescue Daisy kisses Mario and takes him back to her castle. #damselindistress #womenasreward

Ashley Graham from the game Resident Evil 4. She is both a damsel in distress and the sexy sidekick at various points in the game. #damselindistress #sexysidekick

disparate stylization // Battletoads (arcade flyer)

pink, flower // Rune Factory, Violet

LOL, he invites the female cheese on his hamburger bed for some chef on cheese action! // Hamburger

dress, flower // Theresa, Resonance of Fate

pink, ribbon, flower // Rune Factory, Sonja