How Booth Babes and Sexist Design Have Held Back Gaming

GPT: "What is it with the gaming industry? While technology, design and gameplay continue to evolve, it seems that the marketing side of the industry we love so much has been stuck in the stone-age of business for decades. Despite it becoming very clear that women love to play videogames just as much as men, companies continue to push them away with sexism in and out of the games they play."

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GunShotEddy2484d ago

I admit that they might push away female gamers, but I'd be a lying SoB if I said I minded looking at the booth babes.

VG_Releaser2484d ago

STFU. I like booth babes and I'd release all over Jade Raymond. It's life. Get over it.

ShyGuy132484d ago

You're completely missing the point.
Yes these women are attractive- that's their JOB.
But by doing so it makes the entire industry seem male dominated, immature and perverted.

AssassinHD2484d ago

Being male dominated, immature, and perverted does not seem to be holding the porn industry back any.

zatrox2484d ago

I don't see any problem with that, sir.

MysticStrummer2484d ago

The industry is male dominated. Humans in general are immature and perverted. Sex sells. Deal with it. Pretty much all entertainment media use sex to sell their product at times. The problem is the consumer, not the vendor. The vendor will use what works.

news4geeks2484d ago

@assassinHD & zatrox

seriously, you guys are so lame...

candystop2484d ago

Every industry has a sexy female or attractive male modeling for it. So strange why the gaming industry gets hated on and stereo typed so much. These girls modeling need money and work just like anybody else.

AssassinHD2484d ago

Can you point out one single thing that I stated in my comment that is untrue?

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Lindsey2484d ago

I think that women are being better represented in gaming in the past few years. For example; look at Half-Life 2, Heavy Rain, Heavenly Sword, etc. Not to mention, that more and more women are falling in love with more simplistic games like Angry Birds.

GamerEuphoria2484d ago

How could you forget Uncharted 1 and 2 :O

Lindsey2484d ago

I don't know! I feel stupid. Uncharted 2 is my all-time favorite game.

GamerEuphoria2484d ago

Plus it shows how strong female characters are around in video games, and not a over sized body part in sight!

GamerEuphoria2484d ago

Drake and Chloe baby......that would be a awesome family

Pozzle2484d ago

Eh. Just add some booth guys, and it'll be square.

Hell, if this guy was standing at a booth in his snazzy silver suit, I'd go check out whatever he's advertising:

MGRogue20172484d ago (Edited 2484d ago )

I want that suit.. where'd he get it? :P

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