Womanhood can be a contortion act. Prospering is often a matter of stretching, compressing and jaggedly code-switching like artists’ jointed wood mannequins—the kind girls buy in middle school when a Cosmopolitan quiz augurs the life of a painter. Perfect Woman, a Kinect game released last Wednesday, is about those…
In a very smart move, Microsoft hired women in extremely tiny Catholic schoolgirl outfits to dance at their official afterparty in San Francisco during this week’s Game Developer Conference. People are so thrilled!
If you're driving north, up the west coast of Grand Theft Auto V, as I did in the 40th hour I was playing the game, you might spot a crashed car smoldering in the long ditch between the northbound and southbound lanes. The car doesn't appear there every time. The man who was in the car appears to be dead. A woman lies…
There is no great suffrage movement to credit for finally enabling players of the world's most popular first-person shooter to kill each other as female soldiers. For better or worse, that's not how these things tend to happen in video games. Certainly not this time.
The Mary Sue had a frustrating article up today about the almost trollish behavior of the XBox Live Support Twitter in regards to a woman reporting rape threats in Call of Duty. It seems as if Xbox Live's response to rape threats is a big old "eh. *shrug*".
Yesterday, Microsoft announced some shocking news: they're promoting Julie Larson-Green, who is a FEMALE HUMAN BEING, to the head of Xbox. The online gaming community is shocked. Reddit is shocked. The guy from "Red Dead Redemption" is shocked.