Entries in 'gender' (7)

Rust now assigns character gender based on Steam user ID

Rust now assigns character gender based on Steam user ID

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.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2016 at 11:34AM in News
Gaming's gender split equal across PC and mobile

Gaming's gender split equal across PC and mobile

The widespread stereotype of gamers as being predominantly male has been dealt yet another blow.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 30th 2016 at 12:52PM in News
Rust will start randomly assigning you gender

Rust will start randomly assigning you gender

Having already toyed with race and penis size, Rust is about to brave yet another frontier – automatically assigning a player’s gender.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 3:56PM in News
It costs more to play as a female in mobile games

It costs more to play as a female in mobile games

Fewer games than you think offer free playable female characters by default

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 2:48PM in News

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Workshop in London next week examines how to recruit and retain a gender-balanced workforce

Workshop in London next week examines how to recruit and retain a gender-balanced workforce

A workshop in London next week will focus on how to recruit and retain a gender-balanced workforce.

on Feb 11th 2015 at 3:58PM in News
Character gender is 'irrelevant', Dontnod says

Character gender is 'irrelevant', Dontnod says

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.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 2nd 2015 at 12:23PM in News
45% of women in games think their gender dents prospects

45% of women in games think their gender dents prospects

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.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 13th 2015 at 11:08AM in News