Is pervasive sexism holding the professional fighting game community back?

ARS - Professional fighting games are on the verge of breaking into the big time as a spectator sport, with over 2 million people tuning in to live streams of last August's EVO fighting game championship and millions more watching streamed fighting matches on TwitchTV every month. But a recent controversy over the overtly sexist treatment of a female competitor has some wondering if the fighting game community is really ready for prime time.

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slutface2541d ago

if u can kick ass...u can kick ass no matter the gender! just be able to back ur shit up!

Kal8532541d ago

This is very true. My cousin learned Krav Maga in the IDF, and she could kick the ass of almost anyone else I know. And she's only 5'6" and 130 lbs.

Megaman_nerd2541d ago

this is not about kicking ass or not, this is about sexual harassment.

Captain Tuttle2541d ago

Fighting community? It's holding the GAMING community back. This fat manbaby just happened to have gotten exposed at a fighting tourney.