Posts tagged "videogames"

Davey Wreden’s The Beginner’s Guide Is A Love Letter To Diverse Games

I’ll recap Davey Wreden’s The Beginner’s Guide in the least spoiler-y way that I can, to convince you to go to Steam and spend $7.99 and 90 minutes

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 7, 2015 - 1:10 pm

Brianna Wu Speaks Up About The GamerGate Threats That Chased Her Out Of Her Home

Brianna Wu, the game developer who was chased out of her home by graphic and widely publicized rape and death threats issued by GamerGate supporters, is now speaking up about…

Dennis Scimeca | October 16, 2014 - 11:00 am

“Hey! Listen!” Women Have Been Gaming For Decades

I was raised to play games. I was no good at being on teams and I wasn’t about to submit myself to voluntary cardiovascular activity, so it became clear early…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 2, 2014 - 3:00 pm

In Which I Am Pretty Darn Sure That Most Gamers Are Fine With Female Protagonists

Last week, the Penny Arcade Report interviewed Jean-Max Morris, creative director of the upcoming female-led game Remember Me. After going into the game’s cyberpunk roots, Morris discussed the publishers who wanted nothing…

The Mary Sue | March 29, 2013 - 4:50 pm

Video Game Announces Same Gender Romance Option

The video game world, for all its mind-blowing technical innovation, can be a surprisingly traditional place. Earlier this month, Jeff Hickman, the executive producer of Star Wars: Knights Of The

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 17, 2013 - 9:20 am

What Women Want (In Female Video Game Protagonists)

The Escapist’s Shamus Young recently penned a thoughtful article about Anita Sarkeesian’sTropes vs. Women in Video Games series, and how he believes the lack of female protagonists in games is a more pressing concern…

The Mary Sue | October 6, 2012 - 11:30 am

Nintendo’s New 3DS Campaign Aims For Female Gamers With Gabrielle Douglas And Other Stars

What do All-Around Olympian gymnast Gabrielle Douglas, “Glee”‘s Diana Agron, and “Modern Family”‘s Sarah Hyland have in common? They’re just a a few of the celebrity names to appear in Nintendo‘s new female-targeted ad campaign…

The Mary Sue | September 23, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Girl Talk: I’m A Gamer

Last Sunday morning, I zip-lined through a South American jungle, shot and killed several enemies, grabbed a fully loaded rocket launcher, and blew up a jeep filled with incoming hostiles.

Tamara Lynch | November 30, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Would You Be Jealous Of A Virtual “Other Woman”?

How would you feel if your boyfriend or husband had a virtual girlfriend? I don’t mean what if he had a relationship with someone, as in a real person; I’m…

Wendy Atterberry | October 27, 2009 - 1:20 pm