Why does DC Comics keep insulting its fans?

Another week, another DC comics scandal highlighting their portrayal of Women - this time, particularly egregious T-Shirts asking women to declare themselves the future Mrs. Batman, or 'celebrate' Superman scoring with Wonder Woman. How many more times is it going to take DC screwing up to stop with this bullshit? » 10/02/14 5:00am 10/02/14 5:00am

She's The First Woman To Set An Arcade Game Record In Nearly 30 Years

On Saturday, September 19 at the Galloping Ghost Arcade in Chicago, Illinois, 30-year-old Caitlin Oliver set the new world record for the arcade version of Namco's classic beat-em up, Splatterhouse. According to video game historian Patrick Scott Patterson, the last time a woman set an arcade game world record,… » 10/21/13 5:00pm 10/21/13 5:00pm

If Video Games Are Going to Grow Up, Then the Bullying Needs to Stop

Disclaimer: I was a key creative in what is often considered one of the more "dudebro" franchises out there, Gears of War. I'd also like to remind everyone out there that I went out of my way in working with our team, the writers, and Epic's artists to make sure that female characters are represented well in that… » 3/12/13 4:00pm 3/12/13 4:00pm

Here's Anita Sarkeesian's First 'Tropes vs. Women In Games' Video

It's been a long road for feminist critic Anita Sarkeesian. Last summer, she ran a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a new video series examining sexist tropes in video games—her goal was $6,000 and she raised nearly $160,000. In the midst of the Kickstarter drive, Sarkeesian was subjected to… » 3/07/13 4:37pm 3/07/13 4:37pm

They're Attractive, They're Women, And They Play Games Live On The…

Back when Kotaku wrote about a troll that targeted women, there was one critical word that kept popping up in responses: camwhore. » 2/06/13 3:30pm 2/06/13 3:30pm

, for instance, is a French Canadian with a law degree who chose to chase her dreams of doing gaming and e-Sports full-time, at last bringing to fruition her…