the artistry and psychology of gaming


Stereotypes: Not Just for Ladies

Posted by on Aug 26, 2011 in Girl Gamer | 12 comments

This week, Minnie takes a look at the wider societal issues of stereotypes, of women and of men, and how these inadvertently spill over into our video games.

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Women and Mass Effect

Posted by on Aug 19, 2011 in Girl Gamer | 12 comments

This week, Minnie takes a deeper look at the critically acclaimed Mass Effect to explore and discuss the ways in which it portrays women, both positively and negatively.

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The Sims

Posted by on Aug 12, 2011 in Girl Gamer | 8 comments

This week, Minnie takes a look at how and why The Sims has dominated the PC gaming market, and more specifically why it is so popular amongst women.

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Worthy Women

Posted by on Aug 5, 2011 in Girl Gamer | 5 comments

This week Minnie gives you a short run down of who, in her opinion (and the opinion of many a female netizen), are some of the best female characters in the gaming world and why.

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Why Do We Never Grow Out of Gaming?

Posted by on Aug 1, 2011 in In-Depth | 5 comments

This week, Minnie explores the enduring nature of video games in our lives and how, through thick and thin, they always remain such an integral and exciting part of our life. Most importantly, she will take a look at how it is actually impossible to ‘grow out’ of video games at all, given their very fluid nature.

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