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The Division

How The Division Gets Women Right (and a Few Ways It Doesn’t)

In Tom Clancy’s The Division, women are-get ready for this-people! They aren’t overly sexualized, they aren’t primarily damsels in distress.…
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Women Are Poorly Represented in Game Developers Choice Awards

GDC’s 16th annual Game Developers Choice Awards is taking place on March 16th, 2016 at 6:30pm at the San Francisco…

Starlit Citadel Reviews is Ending

One of the few all-female team of game reviewers on YouTube is calling it quits. Kaja Sadowski and Joanna Gaskell originally…

How Games Can Lead Women to Career Success

As gamers, we know that play is often a bastion of creativity. Innovation is born of experimentation and trial…
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Intel and ESL Team Up to Support eSports Diversity With AnyKey Organization

ESL and Intel have teamed up to found the AnyKey organization, a group with the core goal of creating…

FIFA 16 is One of the Few Sports Games to Include Women,…

When EA announced that FIFA 16 would be the first to feature female soccer players and teams, I should…
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iconGame Development in the Spanish-Speaking World (IndieCade Festival 2015)

On a recent IndieCade panel, Game developers and students Jeb Alvarado, David Canela, Andrea Morales Coto, Elaine Gomez, and Edgar Serrano discuss…
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How Does Ethnicity Influence Game Design?

“My ethnicity affects every aspect of my life, the same as it does for everyone. How I view the…
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iconWomen in the Super Smash Bros. Community >> Daylightful

Daycia Harley aka Daylightful interviews Super Smash Bros competitors Molly, Nyani, Liza, and Raf during Genesis 3, the huge Super Smash Bros…

Fallout 4 is a Different Game When Played as a Woman

Fallout 4 is a story of revenge. After you watch the murder of your spouse and abduction of your infant…
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Intel Vows to Support Diversity, Women in Gaming

Intel revealed at their CES 2016 Keynote they are continuing their commitment to diversity and supporting women in the field…

7 More Women of Color Game Developers You Should Know

Recently we published a list of 8 Women of Color Game Developers You Should Know to highlight the rich diversity…
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WOC Devs to Know

8 Women of Color Game Developers You Should Know

While writing “5 Female Game Developers We’re Thankful For,” I came across an interesting realization. The first draft of…
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Women making commentary videos

Women Aren’t Making Gaming Commentary Videos on YouTube, and That’s a Problem

Women are 50%-55% of U.S. gamers overall, but only 30% of U.S. gamers on YouTube, according to the just-released results…
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How to Keep Women Playing Eve Online and Other Multiplayer Games

Let me start by stating upfront that CCP’s sci-fi MMORPG Eve Online isn’t for everyone-and that’s part of its…
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Why Game Jams Matter

We all know that games have a problem with diversity, both on-screen and behind the scenes. The 2014 International…
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2015 a Landmark Year for Women in First-Person Shooters

When the long-awaited multiplayer-only game Star Wars Battlefront was released yesterday, it brought even more advances in gender and racial…
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Are Switchable Protagonists the Future of Diversity in Games?

In 2010, PS3 exclusive Heavy Rain received much critical acclaim for the then-uncommon way it told the same story from…
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Matt Rhodes Dragon Age

How Dragon Age Helped Me Come Out

The Sims was the first game I played where I encountered—really the first time I even encountered—the idea that…
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iconTwitchCon Panel: Women in Gaming (2015)

Twitch streamers OMGitsfirefoxx, 2MGoverCsquared, Aureylian, DizzyKitten, and HayliNic talk about what they like about streaming, some of the challenges they face,…

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