Posts tagged "gamers"

Girly Games, Games For Girls, And Girls Who Game: A Conversation With Femicom’s Rachel Weil

When I stumbled across a site called FEMICOM — “the feminine computer museum” — I knew I’d found something unique. At first glance, all I saw was a collection of twentieth century “games for girls,” an area that is virtually never talked about. It is also, admittedly, a subset of gaming that has always drive…

By: The Mary Sue / May 12, 2012

Contrary To Stereotype, Online Gamers Are Actually Women

Gamers get a bad rep: They're typecast as plump, basement-dwelling man-children who lead reclusive lives and collect actions figures. Apparently, that's way off base. A study by GameHouse says that 55 percent of online gamers are actually female. Not only that, but in comparison to female non-gamers, they are happier, more social, and get it on more often!

By: Stefanie Blejec / December 2, 2011

Diapers And Video Games: The Grossest Thing You Will Read Today

Amazon's "frequently bought together" feature is supposed to be a helpful search aid, and normally it is ... except in the cases where it pulls up really embarrassing pairings. Like, for example, this adult diaper, which is also frequently bought with the video game "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare." You can put two and…

By: Leonora Epstein / December 1, 2010

Video Games: Chick Flicks Get Played

The triumvirate of teen queen movies: Pretty In Pink, Mean Girls, and Clueless -- are all getting remade into Broadway musicals. Sike! Although we’re sure some of the score will be watered down into electronic bleeps, they’re actually turning the dramas into full on games. Paramount Pictures, who owns all the movies, is creating digital…

By: Simcha / July 25, 2008