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No XX’s for Xbox

Games blogger Anita Saarkesian, creator of the Feminist Frequency blog, was unimpressed with the array of games presented at this year's E3, the big expo. “Thanks #XboxOne #E3 press conference for revealing to us exactly zero games featuring a female protagonist for the next generation,” she wrote in a Tweet heard 'round the internet, mourning the all-male videogame lineup presented by Xbox. Almost immediately, male gamers began tweeting back, claiming that women have no place either in or playing videogames. Saarkesian has remained calm through the firestorm, posting some of the worst examples to her blog, calling it a “window into what it's like to be a female game critic on twitter.”

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June 12, 2013 11:29 AM