Entries in 'female' (16)
Fewer games than you think offer free playable female characters by default
Dead or Alive producer on female representation: 'There is a cultural barrier between Japan and the West'
The producer for Dead or Alive has told MCV that controversy over the series’ approach to female representation may be the result of a cultural clash.
Japanese publisher Square Enix is the only company that would agree to publish Dontnod Entertainment's latest title with its female lead character unchanged.
Female Elf descendant Ciri has been named as the second playable character who will feature in CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher 3.
53.6 per cent of RPG players are now women, new research from SuperData has discovered.
Women now account for a bigger share of the UK games market than males.
Keen to redress the criticism levelled at it last month, Ubisoft has released details of a female “central character” who features in Assassin’s Creed: Unity.
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.
Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has been hounded on Twitter after a consumer complained about the firm’s ‘sexist’ engraving rules.
An upcoming Hearthstone tournament being run by the IeSF will no longer omit female players, although two other competitions remain female only.
A Hearthstone tournament in Finland has actively banned females from participating.
Insomniac has confirmed that gamers will be able to play as a female in Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive.
Another Ubisoft game has found itself embroiled in a gender equality debate.
Crytek’s free-to-play shooter Warface recently added a host of female character skins sourced from the game’s existing community.
Rockstar co-founder and vice president of creativity Dan Houser has briefly touched on the male-only character roster for Grand Theft Auto V.
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.