Earlier today Mattel debuted a bunch of new Barbie dolls for the coming year. Among them: Game Developer Barbie, with her cool glasses and nifty headphones and ergonomically sound standing desk. Game Developer Barbie is coming out this winter and joins a few other new lines, a couple of which seem geared toward modernising and freshening up the brand:
Barbie has had a huge number of careers over the years, and it's nice to see her branching out into growth industries like game development, espionage and vice presidency. We expect she'll be responsible for the next big Steam survival game, and hope this whole endeavour turns out better than the last time she took a crack at making video games.