Entries in 'gender' (13)

Sarkeesian was right to call out Saints Row, dev says

Sarkeesian was right to call out Saints Row, dev says

Volition’s creative director Steve Jaros has said that Anita Sarkeesian was right to criticise the Saints Row games in her latest video.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2014 at 11:07AM in News
Joss Whedon backs Sarkeesian's Tropes vs Women series

Joss Whedon backs Sarkeesian's Tropes vs Women series

Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator and The Avengers director Joss Whedon has publicly backed Anita Sarkeesian’s latest Tropes vs Women documentary.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 2:55PM in News
Nintendo is striving for greater diversity, Animal Crossing director says

Nintendo is striving for greater diversity, Animal Crossing director says

Gender diversity of one of the many forms of diversity that Nintendo has been steadily bringing to its workforce, according to the director of Animal Crossing: New Leaf.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2014 at 3:38PM in News
Publisher insisted on Killer is Dead's gigolo missions, Suda 51 says

Publisher insisted on Killer is Dead's gigolo missions, Suda 51 says

Developer Suda 51 has said that the inclusion of the controversial 'gigolo missions' in his 2013 title Killer is Dead was demanded by publisher Kadokawa Shoten.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 4:44PM in News

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IeSF drops female ban for Hearthstone tournament

IeSF drops female ban for Hearthstone tournament

An upcoming Hearthstone tournament being run by the IeSF will no longer omit female players, although two other competitions remain female only.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 9:37AM in News
Finnish Hearthstone tournament bans females in "effort to make it legitimate"

Finnish Hearthstone tournament bans females in "effort to make it legitimate"

A Hearthstone tournament in Finland has actively banned females from participating.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 2:13PM in News
Gamers more likely to friend trash-talking males and polite females

Gamers more likely to friend trash-talking males and polite females

Men who play aggressively online are more likely to have their friend requests accepted than those who are polite and passive, a new report has found.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2014 at 3:07PM in News
Far Cry 4 playable female character dropped due to workload

Far Cry 4 playable female character dropped due to workload

Another Ubisoft game has found itself embroiled in a gender equality debate.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2014 at 10:08AM in News

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Capcom promoting female roles to bolster company diversity

Capcom promoting female roles to bolster company diversity

Japanese publisher Capcom has said that it is looking to up the number of women in senior management roles.

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by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2014 at 12:44PM in News
Deep Down gender criticisms addressed by Capcom

Deep Down gender criticisms addressed by Capcom

Capcom has responded to concerns surrounding the lack of playable female characters in upcoming RPG Deep Down.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2014 at 10:08AM in News
Toys R Us pledges to adopt gender neutral toy labelling

Toys R Us pledges to adopt gender neutral toy labelling

Toys R Us is looking to work closely with the Let Toys Be Toys consumer campaign group, agreeing to become more inclusive in its marketing of toys to girls and ...

by Samantha Loveday
on Sep 4th 2013 at 1:15PM in News
The UK has 6m daily smartphone gamers - report

The UK has 6m daily smartphone gamers - report

Six million Britons play smartphone games every day according to new research from ComScore.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2013 at 3:48PM in News

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How would you describe the average British gamer?

How would you describe the average British gamer?

Gamers? Ha! A bunch of overweight, spotty boys cooped up in their rooms because they’re too socially awkward to step outside, right? Wrong. So very, very wrong.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 12:52PM in News