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Submitted by SethThePirate 460d ago | opinion piece

Your Princess Is In The Castle With You: The Changing Face of Female Sidekicks in Games

Female sidekicks in games have over the decades gone from being 'damsels in distress' to something more equal in terms of ability and story telling. Ruaidhri examines the games that led to this change in attitude with gender equality in games. (BioShock: Infinite, Culture, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, Super Mario Bros., The Last Of Us, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception)

dirigiblebill  +   460d ago
Wake me when we get to "you are the princess, go kick some arse".
Valkyre  +   460d ago
WAKE UP!!! :)
TekoIie  +   460d ago
Why do people use the Bechdel test? Its so flawed thats it makes me laugh at people who see relevence in it for example:

Story has 2 women who never talk to each other: Failed...

Story has 2 women who talk to each other for... 10 seconds: PASSED!!!!
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