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GameCrush turns female video gamers into PlayDate stereotypes

We’re all familiar with the stereotype of the socially inept geek, unable to communicate with the opposite gender in real life. In the media, this character is often depicted as a video game player reluctant to leave his house. Fortunately, this is no more truth to this than there is to any other stereotype: geeks… Continue Reading →

Fun for the Whole (Skinny, Female) Family

An important lesson in inequality, brought to us by…a video game? I had never really played console games before my roommate brought home a Nintendo Wii and the game Just Dance. In the blink of an eye, I could transform from a nerdy civil servant into Blondie, a Beach Boy, or even MC Hammer. Evenings… Continue Reading →

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