Konami announces “Bombergirl”, and it’s as creepy and sexualised as you would expect
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Konami announces “Bombergirl”, and it’s as creepy and sexualised as you would expect

By Geoffrey Bunting You’d be forgiven for feeling confused by Konami’s recent announcement of Bombergirl, a rehash of the classic Bomberman series except it features female characters. Initially, looking only at the headline “Konami announce Bombergirl” one might be tricked into commending Konami for reviving a somewhat retired franchise with a gender-swapped protagonist. It might … Continue reading

Metal Gear Solid V: When Women Become Trophies
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Metal Gear Solid V: When Women Become Trophies

By Geoffrey Bunting      The gaming landscape has been, for the longest time, dominated by both male players and male protagonists. For decades there were no mechanisms with which to choose a character’s gender. Instead, the vast majority of gaming protagonists were male. This overwhelming bias is so far reaching and so cancerous that even when … Continue reading