Entries in 'female' (9)

New female Thor could come to Disney Infinity

New female Thor could come to Disney Infinity

Marvel has announced that Thor is becoming a woman – and the hope is that the change will be reflected in Disney’s upcoming Disney Infinity 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2014 at 12:24PM in News
Apple criticised for sexist engraving policy

Apple criticised for sexist engraving policy

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has been hounded on Twitter after a consumer complained about the firm’s ‘sexist’ engraving rules.

by Laura Barnes
on Jul 11th 2014 at 1:24PM in News
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.

Ben Parfitt
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.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 2:13PM in News

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Sunset Overdrive has a dig at Ubisoft with Assassin's Creed-themed female avatar

Sunset Overdrive has a dig at Ubisoft with Assassin's Creed-themed female avatar

Insomniac has confirmed that gamers will be able to play as a female in Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 10:29AM 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.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2014 at 10:08AM in News
Warface gamers wanted raunchy female characters... and Crytek happily complied

Warface gamers wanted raunchy female characters... and Crytek happily complied

Crytek’s free-to-play shooter Warface recently added a host of female character skins sourced from the game’s existing community.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2013 at 1:58PM in News
"Concept of masculinity" the reason behind lack of female GTA V protagonist

"Concept of masculinity" the reason behind lack of female GTA V protagonist

Rockstar co-founder and vice president of creativity Dan Houser has briefly touched on the male-only character roster for Grand Theft Auto V.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2013 at 12:22PM in News

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Female characters banned from Iranian League of Legends tournament

Female characters banned from Iranian League of Legends tournament

The scantily-clad nature of the majority of League of Legends’ female characters has led to a ban on their use in an upcoming Iranian tournament.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 2:14PM in News