According to a new poll from a games comparison and marketplace website, ‘Guitar Hero 5’ has been voted as the favourite next-gen video game by girl gamers; beating ‘Assassin’s Creed II’ to the top spot.
A new poll has revealed which next- generation games have proved to be the biggest hit with girl gamers, with ‘Guitar Hero 5’ being voted as the ‘favourite next-gen game’ by female video game fans.
The poll was conducted by www.Playr2.com, a recently launched video game and marketplace website, as part of research into the gaming preferences of girl-gamers. 1,103 self-confessed female gamers aged 18 and over took part.
The girl gamers taking part in the poll were asked “Which next-generation video games do you consider to be your favourite?” and were able to select multiple responses.
According to the results of the Playr2.com poll, the ‘top ten favourite next-gen video games’, according to girl-gamers, were as follows:
1) Guitar Hero 5 – 34%
2) Assassin’s Creed II- 33%
3) The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess – 29%
4) Halo: Reach – 26%
5) Call of Duty: Black Ops – 24%
6) Final Fantasy XIII – 23%
7) Guitar Hero: World Tour – 19%
8) LittleBigPlanet- 18%
9) Grand Theft Auto IV – 15%
10) FIFA 11 – 12%
Simon Kilby, founder of Playr2.com, commented on the results:
“I think that girl gamers are all-too-often thought of as fans of the more light-hearted, fluffy games, so with this research we wanted to look into which games, in reality, female video game fans favour. It was really interesting to see Guitar Hero 5 top the charts, especially with the likes of adventure game Assassin’s Creed II behind it; proving that girls love a bit of rock, and adventure, as much as the boys.”
“Girl gamers are often just as passionate as their male counterparts, and I think the games industry is starting to ensure that big game releases can be of interest to both sexes!”
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Playr2.com allows users to compare prices on their favourite games, as well as allowing them to buy, sell and swap their games with other members on the site.
Playr2.com was launched in June 2011.