Help Frozen's Anna Give Birth to Her Baby in This Bizarre as Fuck App

An unlicensed game app featuring characters from Disney's Frozen allows you to perform a Cesarean section on Anna. Because that's exactly what you wanted to do after you saw Frozen, right? » 1/14/15 9:30am 1/14/15 9:30am

Video Game Reviewer Is Contacting the Mothers of Her Online Harassers

It's a story as old as, well, the Internet. A woman is a video game journalist. She receives rape and death threats. The end. But in a delightful new take on the old story, said video game journalist has reached out to the mothers of her harassers, just to let them know what their sons are up to. » 11/28/14 3:30pm 11/28/14 3:30pm

Sony Debuts, Immediately Pulls Stupidly Sexist PlayStation Ad

Corporations just keep releasing sexist ads and yanking them when the Internet (predictably) shits bricks. The latest offender is Sony, with a dumb-as-dirt PlayStation ad. Here's an idea: Hire somebody to vet these ideas before you spend money making them. » 11/24/14 11:10am 11/24/14 11:10am

Teens Invent 'Tampon Run' Game to De-Stigmatize Periods

"The taboo that surrounds [periods] teaches women that a normal and natural bodily function is embarrassing and crude." That's the message two teenagers want to send with their new video game, Tampon Run. » 9/09/14 4:45pm 9/09/14 4:45pm

Misogynistic Trolls Drive Feminist Video Game Critic From Her Home

Here's your daily reminder that Internet misogynists are vile, horrible creatures and that women face threats and harassment on a daily basis just for having opinions and voicing them: feminist media critic Anita Sarkeesian has been driven out of her own home after receiving an outpouring of death and rape threats on… » 8/28/14 4:05pm 8/28/14 4:05pm

Making Playable Female Characters Isn't Just Right, It's Good Business

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… » 8/06/14 7:00pm 8/06/14 7:00pm

Even the EPA Can't Stop Playing Kim Kardashian's Mobile Game

Are you completely obsessed with Kim Kardashian's Hollywood mobile game to the point that you have shunned your career, close loved ones and the advice of medical professionals? It turns out, you're in good company! » 7/22/14 11:20am 7/22/14 11:20am

Oh God, I Spent $494.04 Playing the Kim Kardashian Hollywood App

I know. I know! I'm the worst. I'm a sheep. I'm part of what's wrong with modern American culture. But at least in Kim's realm I'm an A-list celebrity with 50 million fans—after nearly $500 worth of in-app purchases, of course. » 7/01/14 2:15pm 7/01/14 2:15pm

Making Female Characters Is Too Hard, Says Assassin's Creed Director

Finally, some answers from the gaming industry! After years of clamoring from female video game fans who just want their existence acknowledged by the billion-dollar industry they dump all of their money into, one game director is speaking out. It's not that video game designers are sexist—it's not that they don't want » 6/11/14 6:00pm 6/11/14 6:00pm

Kanye & Future Debut Incredibly Sexist Video Game; World Rolls Eyes

Yesterday, hip-hop artist Future took a break from being autotuned to within an inch of his life to release a video game designed to be played while listening to his latest single "I Won." The game involves two men in lounge chairs on a beach throwing gold necklaces at bikini-clad women passing by. Once the women are… » 5/09/14 2:40am 5/09/14 2:40am

Keep Flyin': An Exclusive First Look at Firefly Online

Browncoats rejoice! Joss Whedon's space Western Firefly may never return to television, but the 'verse goes on. And soon, you'll be able to have a ship and crew of your own, when Firefly Online launches for the PC and Mac. We've got an exclusive first look at the ships, the guns, the characters and more. » 12/12/13 9:01pm 12/12/13 9:01pm

A Virtual World for Jane Austen Fans Just Raised $100K on Kickstarter

Jane Austen's long dead, but that doesn't keep her most obsessive fans from supporting an entire cottage industry around her works. But this is taking it to a new level: Via Polygon, a Kickstarter campaign has just raised $109,563 to fund the creation of Ever, Jane, a massively multiplayer online game dedicated to the… » 12/05/13 12:10pm 12/05/13 12:10pm

Microsoft Knows Women Play Video Games Too, Right?

This Christmas is the battle of the console gaming systems, as Xbox One and the PS4 duke it out for users. For its latest marketing effort, Microsoft decided to create a customizable form letter for those who'll have to convince mom, roommate or significant other before getting one of these $500 toys. » 11/27/13 4:40pm 11/27/13 4:40pm

Vile Man Uses PS4 to Broadcast Video of Naked, Passed-Out Wife

As if gaming didn't already face a perception problem: The PlayStation 4 is practically brand new, and Game Revolution reports that someone has already used it for what appears to be a non-consensual broadcast of his naked wife. » 11/26/13 2:30pm 11/26/13 2:30pm

Call of Duty Is Like Barbra Streisand Watching a Drag Race Marathon

This video is amazing and should be required viewing before you're allowed to play Call of Duty. You should be strapped into a chair Clockwork Orange-style and shown it on repeat until you can fucking behave yourself during the game. » 11/20/13 8:30pm 11/20/13 8:30pm

Disney Video Game Adds Female Characters, Gives Rapunzel a Frying Pan

The wildly successful video game Disney Infinity will be introducing five new characters this month, including three Disney Princesses! (But none of the ones from your singalong childhood.) Rapunzel from Tangled and Anna and Elsa from the upcoming Frozen will soon have their own roles and corresponding storylines in… » 11/20/13 12:00pm 11/20/13 12:00pm

Jane Austen Video Game for Those of Us Who Love Romance and RPGs

From Ever, Jane: The Virtual World of Jane Austen's KickStarter page:"In the virtual world of Jane Austen, it is not about kill or be killed, but invite and be invited with gossip our weapon of choice." I love video games where I get to murder everyone, but this sounds like fun, too. » 11/06/13 10:20am 11/06/13 10:20am

Video Game Would Make Players Navigate Abortion Access in Texas

Choice: Texas is an interactive fiction game that allows users to attempt to get an abortion in the state. As you might've guessed via your womanly intuition/following the coverage of the insanity in Texas, it ain't easy to be a woman in the Lone Star State these days. » 8/27/13 1:40pm 8/27/13 1:40pm

You've Got to Play This Video Game Involving Manic Panic and Zines

Much unlike many a magazine editor who recommends you buy all sorts of crap that they most likely got for free, your Jezebel staff doesn't get jack shit (other than books, unsolicited). And that's how it should be. But on our own time, in our personal lives, we still buy stuff. So this is Worth It, our recommendation… » 8/19/13 10:00am 8/19/13 10:00am