These Video Game Heroines Reimagined With Real Bodies Are Incredible (Photos)

By now, you've probably seen the Disney Princesses who were recreated to have realistic waistlines.

However, those fictitious females aren't the only ones getting in on the body positive movement these days.

Video game vixens are also getting the same treatment, thanks to creative minds over at

If you're not familiar with, it's an organization that aims to help individuals suffering from eating disorders.

Recently, the site noticed a lot of video game heroines have skewed body proportions promoting harmful body image ideals.

So, set out to challenge the ridiculous beauty standards of the virtual world by giving a bunch of video game gals real world makeovers.

To reveal the stark disparities between these characters and actual women, the site used the CDC's measurements for an average American female to "reverse Photoshop" realistic waistlines onto each of the video game characters.

According to,

The difference between the original video game heroines and their more realistic interpretations is hardly subtle. In these images, unfeasible waistlines expand, and arms and legs grow wider. Perhaps the changes are especially noticeable since most of these characters are so scarcely dressed.

Take a look at the pictures below to see the transformed video game heroines.

Lara Croft from Tomb Raider

Cortana from Halo

Bikini Girl from Grand Theft Auto V

Rikku from Final Fantasy X-2

Tifa Lockhart from Final Fantasy

Nabooru from Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Citations: These Pictures Show Video Game Heroines With Real Woman Bodies (Mashable )