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Dead or Alive producer on female representation: ‘There is a cultural barrier between Japan and the West’

The producer for Dead or Alive has told MCV that controversy over the series’ approach to female representation may be the result of a cultural clash. Asked whether the growing discussion over female representation in the games industry had raised questions during development about the game’s approach to female characters …

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Square Enix was only publisher to approve Life is Strange’s female lead

Japanese publisher Square Enix is the only company that would agree to publish Dontnod Entertainment’s latest title with its female lead character unchanged. The French studio has released a new developer diary about its episodic new title, which sees players follow the story of a girl with the ability to …

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The Witcher 3 gets second playable character

Female Elf descendantCiri has been named as the second playable character who will feature in CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher 3. In Witcher fiction main star Geralt is a sort of father figure for Ciri, whom he has trained as a skilled monster hunter. "Adding Ciri as a playable character …

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More women play RPGs and PC games than men

53.6 per cent of RPG players are now women, new research from SuperData has discovered. Females also claim 57.8 per cent of the mobile gaming market and 50.2 per cent of the PC market, Joystiq reports. Men, on the other hand, account for 66 per cent of both MMO and …

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