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‘Tropes Vs. Women In Video Games’ Wraps Up With A Final Episode

‘Tropes Vs. Women In Video Games’ Wraps Up With A Final Episode

The final instalment in feminist critic Anita Sarkeesian’s look at the depiction of women in video games ran today, focusing on how games depict women (and men) as sidekicks. The 11-minute episode concludes two eight-episode seasons of possibly the most controversial series of cultural criticism about games in the medium’s…

How Anita Sarkeesian Wants Video Games To Change

How Anita Sarkeesian Wants Video Games To Change

Minutes after I walked through a metal detector — and some time before she was flocked by well-wishers at the best-attended gaming lecture I’ve ever been to at New York University — I recently listened to the media critic Anita Sarkeesian describe eight things she’d like to see changed in…