Some hours into Dragon Age: Inquisition, long after I'd made it out of the Hinterlands, I realized something that really surprised me. My character had taken on a life of his own, and it turns out he's gay.
We so often receive dismally sexist news from the wide world of pixelated galavanting that a gem like the recent blog post from Mass Effect 3 scribe Ann Lemay feels especially precious.
In September, 2011, the folks behind online role-playing game Star Wars: The Old Republic promised to add same-sex romance after the game had launched.
An upcoming video game will allow users to "capture" and slap a woman as part of gameplay. And the game's manufacturer is totally unapologetic about the simulated abuse.