Player controls apparently female character.
The first video game about Female protagonist was released on January 1, 1974.
"Apparently female" is there to cover transgenders and non-biological entities tgat would consider themselves to be female. People who think they should be female but appear something else as such do not count for this tag. There's some exceptions to this rule however.
CharactersAlice, Cotton, Rayne, Samus Aran, Cate Archer, Catwoman, Lara Croft, Ellen Ripley, Buffy, Kagurazaka Yuna, Rosangela Blackwell, Nancy Drew
(view all the 12 "Female protagonist" characters)