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Horizon Zero Dawn is a landmark of gender equality in AAAs. Aloy reps the cause so overtly that it barely even needs to be said. She's a strong female character in every way, with a practical, unsexualised design and a pivotal role to play in the story. Hell, she comes from a shamelessly matriarchal goddess-worshipping society.

But plenty of games have strong female characters. Horizon Zero Dawn is the first to take the next step, setting Aloy free in a truly progressive world.


If you're purchasing the PlayStation 4 this holiday season and are into first-person shooters, chances are you'll be eyeing Guerrilla Games' latest instalment in the Killzone franchise: Shadow Fall. But while those shiny new graphics will catch most people's eyes, I'm more concerned with how the game plays.


You could make the argument that this Conversations With Creators video about Killzone: Shadow Fall is simply an elaborate advertisement for the PS4, and I'd probably agree with you, but I found this video interesting nonetheless. Members of the Guerrilla Games team speak out about developing for the PS4 and what the machine is capable of and it's all relatively insightful stuff.


The PlayStation Vita is a good, powerful handheld machine that's run some piss-poor first-person shooters. After rushed, clunky Resistance and Call of Duty shooters, the system will get a Killzone in September. It merely needs to be mediocre to improve Vita FPSing dramatically.