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THE LAST GUARDIAN lives!

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While boys are more open to female leads, gamers overall (boys and girls) don’t care about a protagonist’s gender.

Source: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1021899/Curiosity-Courage-and-Camouflage-Revealing The only issue I’m seeing is the cognitive dissonance of the speaker. 

Picture 4: A study by the Entertainment Software Association on 2015 consumer trends was conducted. One of the questions what’s the biggest factor in influencing your purchase decision. Video game journalists, for magazines and online made up only 3%. 

Leigh Alexander was right, gamers really aren’t your audience. But they certainly aren’t over based on the rest of that study: http://www.theesa.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/ESA-Essential-Facts-2015.pdf

Picture 5: my face when GamerGate is winning.