women in games

‘Geek Girls’ And #MeToo

‘Geek Girls’ And #MeToo

Past events would strongly suggest the geek world isn’t ready to have it’s #metoo moment. (Mentioning the given name of said past events is like saying “Voldemort” so I’ll decline to elaborate further). But here’s another perspective. “Maybe we started this whole thing in 2014?!” Gina Hara, director of upcoming…

A Discussion On Female Body Diversity In Games

A Discussion On Female Body Diversity In Games

Last week, critic Anita Sarkeesian published a video about female body diversity in games. “All the Slender Ladies” examines why games often showcase thin, young, humanoid women but rarely feature lady rock creatures or skeletal female priestesses. Male video game characters more often deviate from standards of male attractiveness, she…