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All The (Missing) Ladies: Creating a Bechdel Test for Video Games

Breaking news: Women exist! And they play video games! Yet why are there so few women in the medium? Using The Bechdel Test we can measure the presence of female characters in games - as soon as we create one.

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rod_furlong2931d ago

dunno if girl on girl combat in fighting games is really scoring points for the cause...

feitclub2931d ago

The Bechdel Test isn't a measurement of how positive female portrayals are, just their mere presence in media. I'll agree that most female fighters are heavy on eye-candy but at least choosing a woman is an option.