Tagged: Anita Sarkeesian

Women as Reward – Special DLC Mini-Episode

Women as Reward – Special DLC Mini-Episode This totally free supplemental add-on content pack for our Women as Reward video examines how women’s bodies are used not just as a reward for in-game actions but also, via paid downloadable content, as a reward for spending actual money. We then address the most common defense of…

Women as Reward – Tropes vs Women in Video Games

Women as Reward – Tropes vs Women in Video Games Content Warning: This educational episode contains game footage of a graphic sexual nature. This episode explores the numerous ways in which the Women as Reward trope manifests in video games. The trope occurs when women or women’s bodies are employed as rewards for player actions,…

25 Invisible Benefits of Gaming While Male

This video is based on the article “Playing with privilege: the invisible benefits of gaming while male” written by Tropes vs Women in Video Games producer Jonathan McIntosh. You can read the full article here: http://www.polygon.com/2014/4/23/5640678/playing-with-privilege-the-invisible-benefits-of-gaming-while-male Many women have courageously spoken out about how they experience alienation and harassment in gaming. Despite this fact, too…