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EA’s Moore: Gamergate has helped industry diversity

EA COO Peter Moore has spoken openly about the representation and treatment of women in the games industry. In an interview with Fortune, Moore praised what he perceives as the increasing number of opportunities for female developers. EA itself now counts former Naughty Dog alumna Amy Hennig among its ranks …

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Female football stars get FIFA 16 cover role in US, Canada and Australia

US, Canadian and Australian copies of FIFA 16 will feature prominent female footballers on the cover. The women’s game features in EA’s title for the first time this year. Reflecting this, Portland Thorns pair Alex Morgan and Christine Sinclair will feature on the US and Canadian covers respectively while the …

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Console editions of Minecraft adding default female character this week

Minecraft’s default female character Alex will be added to console versions of the game later this week, Mojang has revealed. Owners of PlayStation and/or Xbox editions of the game will receive the Alex skins as a free update this Wednesday, according to a post by Mojang’s Owen Hill on the …

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It costs more to play as a female in mobile games

Fewer games than you think offer free playable female characters by default A 12 year-old has discovered that it costs gamers more money to play as female characters than male characters in the most popular iPhone games. The Washington Post has run an article by 12 year-old Madeline Messer in …

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