A new documentary series by one-time Kotaku contributor Latoya Peterson asks women who calls themselves “gamer” why they do so. Girl Gamers explores the way that female players and game-makers deal with how to describe themselves and the perceptions of others.
Seventeen-year-old Jessica Cernadas is tired of the way she is treated online and games designed for men. She vents her frustrations in an NPR piece called "Why Do Girl Gamers Get So Little Respect?" Listen to it here.
Female gamers finally get a PSP of their own, as Sony announces a Lilac color being released in one of two new PSP bundles being released this year - Assassin's Creed and Hannah Montana.
Through the magic of brain-scanning, scientists at Stanford University have determined that men are more attracted to video games due to our inherit need to triumph over everything and everyone.
We treat them like a rare species, but really, women who game are not that uncommon. Recent polls have put the figure between 35 and 40 percent of women, a minority but not a scarcity. Negative Gamer's Chelsea - aka Nintendoll - spotted something elsewhere that set her teeth on edge, and she wants to set the record…
You might need to head to Australia to find them (Brian? Luke?). Or at least, that's where the sure bet is. A story in the Sydney Morning Herald last weekend cites figures showing 41 percent of gamers in Australia are women, and also 38 percent in the United States, both figures representing growth. The Herald also…