Gaming with Dad makes better Daughters!

A recent study at Brigham Young University has established that video games can make girls happier and healthier as long as parents are willing to play along. The study by Sarah M. Coyne, Ph.D.,distributed questionnaires to 287 children between the ages of 11 and 16 and their parents, asking them a series of questions about video games, behaviorial, and family-related...

Girl Gamer's Pick: Princess Peach vs. Princess Zelda

Two of the most quintessential females in gaming history (namely, Nintendos history) have only been matched up to fight each other before in games drastically affected by a gamers skill, and not their inherent character traits or abilities. So, because games like Super Smash Brothers dont truly justify who would win in some sort of fighting pageant between the two...

Best and Worst Realistic Female Gaming Characters

Girl Gaming - Real/Unreal Video Game Females Female gaming characters are often women with unrealistic body proportions and idealistic features. And while every woman can admit it is nice to be sexy sometimes, it is definitely disheartening to google image "female gamers" and most of the photos are women in the underwear or naked. Many games feature strong, realistic female...

Girl Gamers Left out of Black Ops

Girl Gaming - Black OpsWhen Call of Duty: Black Ops was getting ready to hit the market Activision and Treyarch put together a Prestige Edition and a Hardened Edition package of extras for their dedicated players. The Prestige Edition came with a copy of Black Ops, a Black Ops RC-XD Car, a premium steelbook casing, custom Black Ops emblem medal...

Top games for rookie gamer girls (part 2 of 3)

Girl Gaming - Top choices of Rookie Female Gamers, part two! Games for girls just starting out need to possess a few essential qualities: they need to be compelling, simple but not mindless, preferably a little on the lighter side (unless gory games are your kind of thing after all, no two girls are completely alike!), and above all, a...

Top games for rookie gamer girls (part 1 of 3)

GIRL GAMING - Top Games for New Female Gamers If you're a female and haven't ever touched a video game controller, what have you been doing with your life? Gaming isn't just for boys (and girls with lackluster love lives) more and more, chicks are joining the ranks of both serious and casual gamers. But where to begin for the...

Recent study shows female gaming down from 12% to 4% since 2006

Girl Gaming - Down a percentage A recent UK study observed at female presence in the games industry and showed a drastic decrease within the past four years. 12% of gamers in 2006 were female, compared to only 4% today. The survey, conducted by Liverpool PhD student Julie Prescott surveyed 450 UK women. The results showed the rise in females...
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