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Female gamers increased in 2009

NPD figures released today have shown that the amount of female “Console Gamers” in the US has risen 5 percent in the past year, up from 23 percent to 28 percent. The rise in Wii use was attributed for the lift. “Last year was one of the most transformative in history in terms of defining […]

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Wimmin headlines

  • "Grl Gmr" tournament announced for LGF Fringe

    Do you have a fanny? Would you like to go “head to head” with other females in a British, men-excluding game tournament? You’re in so much luck. A “Grl Gmr Tournament” has been announced for the London Games Festival Fringe allowing women to compete in Wii Tennis, Tekken, Unreal Tournament, Kuri Kuri Mix and Mario […]

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  • Get loaded, meet women at GDC

    We’re going to let this one speak for itself. “Women in Games International (WIGI), a non-profit organization in the interactive entertainment industry, will be hosting a community mixer and networking event during the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The WIGI mixers are designed to encourage game professionals to meet each other and other industry […]

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  • Females over 30 back free, ad-based games

    According to this, a survey has shown that 90 percent of a 1,500-strong sample of consumers backed free, ad-supported games, and that 34 percent of those questioned clicked on ads within sample games. The sample was 81 percent female, with the “vast majority” over the age of 30. “We have been evolving our customer sales […]

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