- Mary Jane Watson from Stern's Spider-Man pinball.
- Appropriately enough, Princess Peach from Gottlieb's Super Mario Bros..
- Medieval Madness has five princesses that must be rescued from fire-breathing dragons.
- The queen in Big Guns.
- The girl in the aptly-named "Save the Girl" Video Mode in Junk Yard.
- April O'Neal, unsurprisingly, serves this role in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Data East).
- Unsurprisingly, the only party member in Dungeons & Dragons (1987) captured by the fire-breathing dragon is the Valkyrie.
- The ultimate goal of Popeye Saves the Earth is to rescue Olive Oyl from Bluto — after saving the Earth, of course.
- Nell is this in The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends, awaiting rescue from Dudley Do-Right.
- Miss Polly in Cactus Canyon, who not only regularly gets into trouble, but also gets an entire mode ("Polly Peril") where she is Chained to a Railway.
- There's a captured princess in the "Dragon's Keep" table of Full Tilt! Pinball
- The backbox translite for Bone Busters shows one of the female team members being grabbed by an animated skeleton.
- Christine Dae from The Phantom of the Opera
- Strange Science has Jodi, a teenager who's been kidnapped by a Mad Scientist as part of his "Freaky Friday" Flip experiment.
- Princess Ball in Pinball Quest
- The princess from Tales of the Arabian Nights
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