Games Research 6

This article explores the ratio of male characters to female characters in video game reviews and how the characters are referred. From the data collected, only 42% of women were mentioned in game reviews but proportionally their mentioning of attractiveness was much higher than the reviews discussing males.  This article also posed the question that if women in video games are so sexualized, is it really something that we should strive to have more of?

http://filebox.vt.edu/users/jivory/JIvory2006MassCommunicationandSociety.pdf

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