Entries in 'females' (10)

Assassin's Creed Syndicate's playable female lead was planned before Unity gender outcry

Assassin's Creed Syndicate's playable female lead was planned before Unity gender outcry

Developer Ubisoft Quebec has denied the longstanding accusations that it added in a playable female protagonist to Assassin’s Creed Syndicate in response to the controversy surrounding Unity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2015 at 3:46PM in News
Madden 16 will have women in its crowds for the first time

Madden 16 will have women in its crowds for the first time

Really, Madden never had women in the crowds before? Does FIFA? Clearly we haven’t been paying enough attention.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 11:16AM in News
Sony was 'nervous' about Horizon Zero Dawn's female lead

Sony was 'nervous' about Horizon Zero Dawn's female lead

Unveiling Guerrilla’s new IP Horizon Zero Dawn upon the world at E3 was a tense moment for Sony Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 2:22PM in News
Women account for just 15% of UK games development

Women account for just 15% of UK games development

An investigation by Develop has found that the women represent just 15 per cent of employees at UK games development studios.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 11th 2014 at 2:14PM in News

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Resident Evil's Mikami: 'I'll never use women as objects'

Resident Evil's Mikami: 'I'll never use women as objects'

Shinji Mikami has criticised the depiction of women as ‘objects’ in some video games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 1:39PM in News
PlayStation Flash sale supports gaming's females

PlayStation Flash sale supports gaming's females

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.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2014 at 11:03AM 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.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2014 at 3:07PM in News
Ubisoft responds to Assassin's Creed Unity female omission as devs question reasoning

Ubisoft responds to Assassin's Creed Unity female omission as devs question reasoning

Publisher Ubisoft has distanced itself from claims that high workloads are behind its omission of playable female characters in the four-player co-op focused Assassin's Creed: Unity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2014 at 8:49AM in News

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No female characters for four-player Assassin's Creed: Unity

No female characters for four-player Assassin's Creed: Unity

Assassin’s Creed: Unity will for the first time allow four players to work together – but not, it seems, for them to play as a female character.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2014 at 9:23AM in News
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.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2014 at 12:44PM in News