Since historically, gaming has always been considered a very male-orientated pursuit by people making games, characters were invariably designed with the male audience firmly in mind, with the needs and wants of women being either ignored or included as an afterthought (despite making up half the population of gamers). Though games have indeed been getting more progressive in recent years, there is still quite a long way to go until both sexes are being catered to equally. That being said, even though women are woefully under-represented in games today doesn’t mean that developers are totally unaware that women gamers exist. Here are 8 characters that were made with XX-chromosome-havers in mind.
Time for some trailer analysis! While we didn’t get to see too much of the new Zelda, the short footage we saw was still jam-packed with small stuff that was easy to miss. I mean, let’s be real, most of us were busy thinking about how amazing the grass looks now and such.