Girl Gamers

Experiences Of A Female Gamer

Michelle D Harris | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Tech
Michelle D Harris

My son is an avid gamer, and now an adult has always known it as normal that females play video games and what's more, can play as well as men. He has just got his Computer Games Development degree and has always been amused that his mum plays video games, not because of age or gender, he says, but because I'm still better at some games than him and he's played all of his life.

The Generation Game: Gaming and the Grey Market

Peter Hofstede | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Tech
Peter Hofstede

Whilst developers have started catching on, the industry has a way to go in order to be fully up-to-speed with the intersection of women and gaming. So, how exactly do different demographics perceive gaming and what is the generational effect that is caused by these viewpoints?

Online Gaming - Why It's Better for Your Daughter Than You Might Think

Peter Hofstede | Posted 01.01.2013 | UK Tech
Peter Hofstede

Tween girls want to exercise their aspirations, to explore and express their creativity as well as to develop and learn. Enter online gaming, once dominated by (and traditionally marketed to) males, but now includes offerings specifically for girls, meeting all of these needs.