Category Archives: Sexism in Games
Tue, Aug 06, 2013 | 08:20 BST
Although she is full of praise for Saints Row’s inclusivity, associate producer Kate Nelson has publicly criticised THQ’s use of porn stars in marketing the franchise.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | 02:18 BST
Brenna was really excited about Remember Me’s snappily-dressed, no-nonsense female protagonist – until she played the creeptastic final game.
Mon, Jul 01, 2013 | 05:40 BST
In response to Dontnod’s revelation that it encountered serious resistence to the idea of a woman lead, iamagamer has announced that it’s next game jam will ask participants to make games with strong female protagonists. The jam is scheduled for July 12 through 14 in Vancouver; you can register on iamagamer’s nifty website.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 05:56 BST
Dontnod didn’t set out to push gender politics with Remember Me, instead designing its sensibly dressed, butt-kicking protagonist Nilin for grown up gamers.
Sun, Apr 14, 2013 | 23:40 BST
Once more into the fray, dear friends; sign your name on the dotted line to ask EA Sports to include women in a FIFA game.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | 22:22 GMT
Ann Lemay, the BioWare writer responsible for the franchise’s first female Turian character, has said she encountered little resistance when creating the potential all-female cast of Mass Effect 3′s Omega DLC.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 | 04:15 GMT
SCE Santa Monica has confirmed it will alter the name of one of God of War: Ascension’s trophies after an early review raised concerns.
Fri, Feb 15, 2013 | 01:30 GMT
An Ohio University study has found that female gamers are likely to cop way more flack than their male counterparts. In a report published on Gamasutra and other sites, researchers said they observed female-identified Halo 3 players receive up to three times as many negative reactions than male or unidentified players to general, friendly comments. You can learn more about the methodology employed here. The study’s findings match plenty of others made over the years, like this one from September 2012.
Thanks, The PA Report.