Here are some facts: Women play video games (almost 50% of all video games and a third of PC and console games!). Women have money to spend on video games. Women would like to see themselves represented as playable characters—not just sexualized prizes—in video games. Playing a female character in a video game, if you…
• A 55-year-old British man was arrested and charged with shameless indecency after he was spotted by a neighbor jumping naked on his trampoline.
• A woman from Illinois freaked out recently after she found out that she had breastfed a stranger's baby by mistake. She is now suing the hospital for their mix up. •
Nerve convened a panel of World of Warcraft players to participate in their "Sex Advice From..." series. Players Mike, Janelle, and Brooke held forth on maintaining long distance relationships and in-game macking - but can you trust their advice?
Last night's True Life featured two videogame addicts. One, Barry, fit the normal gamer profile of white male techophile between the ages of fifteen and thirty. And then there was Charisse.
Sociological Images just reposted a TED talk on girls and gaming by Brenda Laurel, founder of Purple Moon. And I have to admit, watching that video made me wince.
In the video above, Daniel Floyd, who posts analysis of various video game issues, tackles the problem of "Video Games and the Female Audience," and suggests that the problem is actually that even when those creating the video games include more female characters, they're really only adding hot, large-breasted…
In the ad, one woman buying Horde Game Fuel notices another woman buying Alliance Game Fuel; the first woman transforms into a male Orc, the other turns into a female Night Elf, and the two battle in the supermarket.
The number of girl gamers is up, but will women spend hours sitting in their mom's basement eating chips and tapping away on their pink bedazzled Nintendo DSs? 38% percent of video game players in the U.S. are female, up from 33% five years ago, according to IBISWorld, but the new problem for software companies is…