"Players Only with Scott Steinberg" Applauds Women Getting in the Game

PORTLAND, OR (May 2, 2008)– Technology supersite Digital Trends ( www.digitaltrends.com) today announced the availability of episode five of Internet video show“Players Only with Scott Steinberg,” which takes a comprehensive look at why, today more than ever, women are showing an unbridled passion for PC and video games.

Produced and created by Digital Trends and available for free download and viewing at http://www.digitaltrends.com/playersonly, the latest installment in the 10-episode PC and video game series finally lays stereotypes to rest and reveals why females of all ages are increasingly flocking to the field– and to get their hands on the controller. Also explored are women’s changing role in the industry, career opportunities for women in gaming and why, from casual games to first-person shooters, MMOs and Hollywood-level productions, we’re suddenly seeing a push to create an entire industry, and increasingly innovative range of titles, that offer more cross-gender appeal…

Covering topics ranging from the art of video games to professional gaming, indie gaming, online games and next-generation consoles such as PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360, new episodes of“Players Only” will debut online at http://www.digitaltrends.com/playersonly every Friday from April 4-June 6, 2008. Hosted by Get Rich Playing Games author and noted industry expert Scott Steinberg, the show’s initial season will also feature appearances by icons such as Sid Meier, Ken Levine, Denis Dyack, Warren Spector, Lorne Lanning, David Perry and Peter Molyneux. All episodes will additionally be free to download and embed on websites, video networks and other forms of electronic distribution.

For more information, please visit http://www.digitaltrends.com/playersonly

About Digital Trends

With 40 million monthly readers, DigitalTrends.com is the first stop for mainstream readers and gadget enthusiasts looking to make sense of how consumer electronics, video games, home theater components and other tech-related products fit into their everyday lives. Since debuting in 2001, the site’s become an indispensable resource for those looking to shop for groundbreaking new gadgets and technological innovations, with content syndication handled through partnerships with leading providers such as Yahoo!, Google, MSN, WorldNow, WindowsMedia.com and more.

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