Much has been discussed regarding the treatment of women in video games. Anita Sarkeesian infamously did an entire video series on this topic. While many people took issue with information she presented, it is undeniable that video games have largely not been very kind to women. It is not difficult to find a video game in…

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If you haven’t seen the news yet on every single social media geek page, Warner Brothers’ latest DC Comics film Wonder Woman has and continues to perform successfully in the box office and among critics. Last Thursday night prior to its opening weekend, it earned over $11 million alone. During its opening weekend, it earned over…

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Walt Disney Studios is highly known for their fantasy princess films, from Snow White in Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (1937) to the soon-to-be new princess in the self-titled film, Moana (2016). Through Disney history, each princess and their stories have left large impacts on the Walt Disney company and their audiences in their…

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I find that I am particularly passionate about female leads in video games as the discussion reignited after Nintendo’s announcement of Linkle as a playable character in Hyrule Warriors (Legends). This is because The Legend of Zelda is the franchise that made me fall in love with gaming. I have played it for more than…

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Before I even begin, I want to offer some full disclosure here: I am a girl, I am a gamer, and I generally do not like female leads. A growing frustration of mine as a “girl gamer” is the push to make everything in every spectrum of entertainment “all-inclusive,” or as I like to call…

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