Entries in 'gender' (33)
As previously touted by its creator Garry Newman, PC Early Access hit Rust has started automatically choosing a player’s character gender according to an algorithm based on their Steam ID.
The widespread stereotype of gamers as being predominantly male has been dealt yet another blow.
Having already toyed with race and penis size, Rust is about to brave yet another frontier – automatically assigning a player’s gender.
Fewer games than you think offer free playable female characters by default
A workshop in London next week will focus on how to recruit and retain a gender-balanced workforce.
French developer Dontnod Entertainment has said that the gender of your main character is "quite irrelevant" when it comes to the quality and success of a game or its storyline.
45 per cent of women employed in the UK game industry have said they have experienced barriers to career progression due to their gender, according to new research.
Games that actively promote gender equality could be specifically labelled, if new plans from a Swedish trade body are pushed through.
The industry has a responsibility to do more to protect those who are being harassed by the ongoing GamerGate hate campaign.
Feminist Frequency creator Anita Sarkeesian appeared on satirical US political show The Colbert Report last night.
53.6 per cent of RPG players are now women, new research from SuperData has discovered.
Walmart-owned Supermarket chain Asda is being sued over alleged discrepancies between the salaries it pays to male and female workers.
Shinji Mikami has criticised the depiction of women as ‘objects’ in some video games.
The difference between male and female salaries at Microsoft is just half a per cent on a global basis, CEO Satya Nadella has said.
It’s hard to interpret Sony’s most recent PSN flash sale as anything other than a shout of support for the women of the games industry.
Tropes vs Women creator Anita Sarkeesian has been subject to another death threat, causing her to cancel a planned public speaking event.
Satya Nadella has said that he got it wrong when arguing that women shouldn’t ask for a pay rise in the tech workplace.
The FBI is investigating the abuse, and specifically the death threats, endured by Tropes vs Women creator Anita Sarkeesian.
Women now account for a bigger share of the UK games market than males.
The latest entry in the ever-successful Angry Birds series is now available to download on iOS and Android.
Volition’s creative director Steve Jaros has said that Anita Sarkeesian was right to criticise the Saints Row games in her latest video.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator and The Avengers director Joss Whedon has publicly backed Anita Sarkeesian’s latest Tropes vs Women documentary.
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.
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.
An upcoming Hearthstone tournament being run by the IeSF will no longer omit female players, although two other competitions remain female only.