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The relationship between women and video games has received extensive academic, corporate, and social attention. [1]

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ABC News

ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

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Action role-playing game

Action role-playing video games (abbreviated action RPG or ARPG) are a subgenre of role-playing video games.

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Action-adventure game

The action-adventure video game genre includes video games that combine core elements from the action and adventure genres.

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Adventure game

An adventure game is a video game in which the player assumes the role of a protagonist in an interactive story driven by exploration and puzzle-solving.

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Arcade game

An arcade game or coin-op is a coin-operated entertainment machine typically installed in public businesses such as restaurants, bars and amusement arcades.

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Ars Technica

Ars Technica (a Latin-derived term that the site translates as the "art of technology") is a website covering news and opinions in technology, science, politics, and society, created by Ken Fisher and Jon Stokes in 1998.

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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.

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Barbie

Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by the American toy company Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959.

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Barbie Fashion Designer

Barbie Fashion Designer is a dress-up game developed by Digital Domain and published by Mattel Media.

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Belgian Entertainment Association

The Belgian Entertainment Association (BEA) is the organization that represents the interests of the music, video and video game industries in Belgium.

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Borderlands 2

Borderlands 2 is an open world action role-playing first-person shooter video game developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K Games.

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Boston Computer Society

The Boston Computer Society (BCS) was an organization of personal computer users, based in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., that ran from 1977 to 1996.

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California Games

California Games is a 1987 Epyx sports video game for many home computers and video game consoles.

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Call of Duty

Call of Duty is a first-person shooter video game franchise.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Carmen Sandiego

Carmen Sandiego (sometimes referred to as Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? between 1985 and 1996) is a media franchise that is also a series of computer games created by the American software company Broderbund.

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Centipede (video game)

Centipede is a vertically oriented fixed shooter arcade game produced by Atari, Inc. in 1980.

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Circular reasoning

Circular reasoning (circulus in probando, "circle in proving"; also known as circular logic) is a logical fallacy in which the reasoner begins with what they are trying to end with.

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City-building game

A city-building game, or town-building game, is a genre of simulation video game where players act as the overall planner and leader of a city or town, looking down on it from above, and being responsible for its growth and management strategy.

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Civilization (series)

Civilization is a series of turn-based strategy video games, its first release in 1991.

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CNN

Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.

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Coleco

Coleco Industries, Inc. was an American company founded in 1932 by Maurice Greenberg as The Connecticut Leather Company.

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Coleco Adam

The Coleco Adam is a home computer, and expansion for the ColecoVision (port 3), released in 1983 by American toy and video game manufacturer Coleco Industries, Inc..

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ColecoVision

The ColecoVision is Coleco Industries' second-generation home video-game console that was released in August 1982.

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Companies Act 2006

The Companies Act 2006 (c 46) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which forms the primary source of UK company law.

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Computer Gaming World

Computer Gaming World (CGW) was an American computer game magazine published between 1981 and 2006.

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Console game

A console game is a form of interactive multimedia used for entertainment.

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Counter-Strike

Counter-Strike (CS) is a series of multiplayer first-person shooter video games, in which teams of terrorists battle to perpetrate an act of terror (bombing, hostage-taking) and counter-terrorists try to prevent it (bomb defusal, hostage rescue).

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) is a multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by Hidden Path Entertainment and Valve Corporation.

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Cultural artifact

A cultural artifact, or cultural artefact (see American and British English spelling differences), is a term used in the social sciences, particularly anthropology, ethnology and sociology for anything created by humans which gives information about the culture of its creator and users.

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David Shannon Morse

David Shannon Morse (April 15, 1943 – November 2, 2007) was the cofounder of Amiga.

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Dead or Alive 4

is a fighting game in the Dead or Alive series, developed by Team Ninja and published by Tecmo for the Xbox 360 as a launch title in 2005.

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Defender (1981 video game)

Defender is an arcade video game developed and released by Williams Electronics in February 1981.

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Donkey Kong (video game)

is an arcade game released by Nintendo in 1981.

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Electronic Entertainment Expo 2012

The Electronic Entertainment Expo 2012 (E3 2012) was the 18th Electronic Entertainment Expo held.

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Electronic Entertainment Expo 2013

The Electronic Entertainment Expo 2013 (E3 2013) was the 19th Electronic Entertainment Expo held.

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Electronic Games

Electronic Games was the first dedicated video game magazine published in the United States and ran from October 15, 1981 to 1997 under different titles.

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Entertainment Software Association

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) is the trade association of the video game industry in the United States.

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Entertainment Software Association of Canada

Entertainment Software Association of Canada (ESAC) is a not for profit trade association serving the business and public affairs needs of companies in Canada that develop, publish and distribute computer and video games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers and the Internet.

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ESports

eSports (also known as electronic sports, esports, e-sports, competitive (video) gaming, professional (video) gaming, or pro gaming) are a form of competition using video games.

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European Institute for Gender Equality

The European Institute for Gender Equality is a Vilnius-based agency of the European Union inaugurated in 2007.

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EverQuest II

EverQuest II is a 3D fantasy massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) developed by Sony Online Entertainment (SOE), the sequel to EverQuest, and shipped on 4 November 2004.

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Evolutionary psychology

Evolutionary psychology is a theoretical approach in the social and natural sciences that examines psychological structure from a modern evolutionary perspective.

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Femininity

Femininity (also called girlishness, womanliness or womanhood) is a set of attributes, behaviors, and roles generally associated with girls and women.

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Feminism

Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality of sexes.

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First-person shooter

First-person shooter (FPS) is a video game genre centered around gun and other weapon-based combat in a first-person perspective; that is, the player experiences the action through the eyes of the protagonist.

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Gamasutra

Gamasutra is a website founded in 1997 that focuses on all aspects of video game development.

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Game Boy

The is an 8-bit handheld game console which was developed and manufactured by Nintendo and first released on the 100th anniversary of Nintendo in Japan on, in North America on and in Europe on.

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Game controller

A game controller is a device used with games or entertainment systems to provide input to a video game, typically to control an object or character in the game.

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Gamer

A gamer is a person who plays interactive games, either video games, skill-based card games and plays for usually long periods of time.

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GamesRadar+

GamesRadar+ is an entertainment website dedicated to video game-related news, previews and reviews, that is owned by Future Publishing (a subsidiary of Future plc).

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Geek girl

"Geek girl" is a 20th-century term, signifying a gendered subgenre within the modern geek subculture.

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Gender representation in video games

The portrayal of men and women in video games, as in other media, is a subject of research in gender studies and is discussed in the context of sexism in video gaming.

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Girls' video games

Girls' video games are a genre of video games developed for young girls, mainly in the 1990s.

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Glossary of video game terms

This is a glossary of video game terms which lists the general terms as commonly used in Wikipedia articles related to video games and its industry.

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Grand strategy wargame

A grand strategy wargame is a wargame that places focus on grand strategy: military strategy at the level of movement and use of an entire nation state or empire's resources.

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Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto (GTA) is an action-adventure video game series created by David Jones and Mike Dailly; the later titles of which were created by brothers Dan and Sam Houser, Leslie Benzies and Aaron Garbut.

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Halo 3

Halo 3 is a 2007 first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie for the Xbox 360 console.

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Hangman (game)

Hangman is a paper and pencil guessing game for two or more players.

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Hashtag

A hashtag is a type of metadata tag used on social networks such as Twitter and other microblogging services, allowing users to apply dynamic, user-generated tagging which makes it possible for others to easily find messages with a specific theme or content; it allows easy, informal markup of folk taxonomy without need of any formal taxonomy or markup language.

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Hearthstone

Hearthstone, originally Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, is a free-to-play online collectible card video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment.

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Her Interactive

Her Interactive is a video game company based in Bellevue, Washington.

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History of the Electronic Entertainment Expo

This is a history of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).

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Human sex ratio

In anthropology and demography, the human sex ratio is the ratio of males to females in a population.

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Ian Bogost

Ian Bogost is an American academic and video game designer.

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Interactive Games and Entertainment Association

The Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (IGEA) is the industry association for computer and video games in Australia and New Zealand.

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Interactive Software Federation of Europe

The Interactive Software Federation of Europe (ISFE) is an independent federation, representing the interests of the interactive software sector in Europe to the main stakeholders: EU institutions, international organisations, academics, or the general public.

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Interactive storytelling

Interactive storytelling (also known as interactive drama) is a form of digital entertainment in which the storyline is not predetermined.

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International Game Developers Association

International Game Developers Association (IGDA) is the professional association for over 12,000 video and computer game developers worldwide.

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Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a San Francisco–based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge." It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.

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Internet café

An Internet café, also known as a cybercafé, is a place which provides Internet access to the public, usually for a fee.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Joystiq

Joystiq was a video gaming blog founded in June 2004 as part of the Weblogs, Inc. family of weblogs, now owned by AOL.

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Kawaii

is the culture of cuteness in Japan.

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Kinect

Kinect (codenamed Project Natal during development) is a line of motion sensing input devices that was produced by Microsoft for Xbox 360 and Xbox One video game consoles and Microsoft Windows PCs.

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King's Quest

King's Quest is a graphic adventure game series created by the American software company Sierra Entertainment.

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Kotaku

Kotaku is a video game website and blog that was originally launched in 2004 as part of the Gawker Media network.

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LAN party

A LAN party is a gathering of people with computers or compatible game consoles, where a local area network (LAN) connection is established between the devices using a router or switch, primarily for the purpose of playing multiplayer video games together.

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Lara Croft

Lara Croft is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the video game franchise Tomb Raider.

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Leigh Alexander (journalist)

Leigh Alexander (born October 22, 1981) is an American author and journalist.

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Lineage (video game)

Lineage (리니지) is a medieval fantasy, massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) released in the United States in 1998 by the South Korean computer game developer NCsoft.

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Lionhead Studios

Lionhead Studios Ltd. was a British video game developer founded in July 1997 by Peter Molyneux, Mark Webley, Tim Rance, and Steve Jackson.

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Mass Effect 3

Mass Effect 3 is an action role-playing third person shooter video game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U. Officially announced on December 11, 2010, the game was released March 6, 2012 and marks the final chapter in the original ''Mass Effect'' trilogy of video games, completing the story of Commander Shepard.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.

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Massively multiplayer online game

A massively multiplayer online game (MMOG, or more commonly, MMO) is an online game with large numbers of players, typically from hundreds to thousands, on the same server.

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Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) are a combination of role-playing video games and massively multiplayer online games in which a very large number of players interact with one another within a virtual world.

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Misogyny

Misogyny is the hatred of, contempt for, or prejudice against women or girls.

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MS-DOS

MS-DOS (acronym for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft.

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Ms. Pac-Man

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Multiplayer online battle arena

Multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA), also known as action real-time strategy (ARTS), is a subgenre of strategy video games that originated as a subgenre of real-time strategy, in which a player controls a single character in a team who compete versus another team of players.

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Myst

Myst is a graphic adventure puzzle video game designed by the brothers Robyn and Rand Miller.

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Nancy Drew

Nancy Drew is a fictional American character in a mystery fiction series created by publisher Edward Stratemeyer as the female counterpart to his Hardy Boys series.

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National Endowment for the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is an independent agency of the United States federal government that offers support and funding for projects exhibiting artistic excellence.

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Neopets

Neopets (originally NeoPets) is a virtual pet website.

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New Media & Society

New Media & Society is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the field of communication.

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Nintendo

Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.

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Nintendo DS

The Nintendo DS, or simply DS, is a dual-screen handheld game console developed and released by Nintendo.

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Nintendo Entertainment System

The Nintendo Entertainment System (commonly abbreviated as NES) is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo.

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North Central Sociological Association

The North Central Sociological Association is a regional sociology association covering multiple parts of the U.S. Midwest, namely: Eastern Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Western Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

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NVPI

The NVPI (Nederlandse Vereniging van Producenten en Importeurs van beeld - en geluidsdragers) (English: The Dutch Association of Producers and Importers of image - and sound carriers) is the Dutch tradeassociation of the entertainment industry.

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Omega Race

Omega Race is an arcade game designed by Ron Haliburton and released in 1981 by Midway.

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Online game

An online game is a video game that is either partially or primarily played through the Internet or any other computer network available.

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Open world

An open world in video games is a virtual world in which the player can explore and approach objectives freely, as opposed to a world with more linear gameplay.

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Pac-Man

, stylized as PAC-MAN, is an arcade game developed by Namco and first released in Japan as Puck Man in May 1980.

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PC game

PC games, also known as computer games or personal computer games, are video games played on a personal computer rather than a dedicated video game console or arcade machine.

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Pew Research Center

The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan American fact tank based in Washington, D.C. It provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States and the world.

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Platform game

A platform game, or platformer, is a video game genre and subgenre of action game.

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Playtest

A playtest is the process by which a game designer tests a new game for bugs and design flaws before bringing it to market.

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Playthings (magazine)

Playthings is an American trade magazine focusing on the toy and game industry.

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Polygon (website)

Polygon is an American video game website that publishes news, culture, reviews, and videos.

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Promotional model

A promotional model is a model hired to drive consumer demand for a product, service, brand, or concept by directly interacting with potential customers.

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Psychological Reports

Psychological Reports is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal covering research in psychology and psychiatry.

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Purple Moon

Purple Moon was an American developer of girls' video games based in Mountain View, California.

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Puzzle video game

Puzzle video games make up a unique genre of video games that emphasize puzzle solving.

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Racing video game

The racing video game genre is the genre of video games, either in the first-person or third-person perspective, in which the player partakes in a racing competition with any type of land, water, air or space vehicles.

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Reappropriation

In sociology and cultural studies, reappropriation or reclamation is the cultural process by which a group reclaims terms or artifacts that were previously used in a way disparaging of that group.

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Remember Me (video game)

Remember Me is a cyberpunk action-adventure video game developed by Dontnod Entertainment and published by Capcom.

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Reuters

Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Roguelike

Roguelike is a subgenre of role-playing video game characterized by a dungeon crawl through procedurally generated levels, turn-based gameplay, tile-based graphics, and permanent death of the player character.

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Role-playing video game

A role-playing video game (commonly referred to as simply a role-playing game or an RPG as well as a computer role-playing game or a CRPG) is a video game genre where the player controls the actions of a character (and/or several party members) immersed in some well-defined world.

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SAGE Publications

SAGE Publishing is an independent publishing company founded in 1965 in New York by Sara Miller McCune and now based in California.

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Scandinavia

Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties.

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Scarlett (StarCraft II player)

Sasha Hostyn (born December 1993), also known by her username Scarlett, is a Canadian professional video game player.

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Second Life

Second Life is an online virtual world, developed and owned by the San Francisco-based firm Linden Lab and launched on June 23, 2003.

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Sega

Sega Games Co., Ltd., originally short for Service Games and officially styled as SEGA, is a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with offices around the world.

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Sega Genesis

The Sega Genesis, known as the in regions outside of North America, is a 16-bit home video game console developed and sold by Sega.

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Sexism in video gaming

Sexism in video gaming is prejudiced behavior or discrimination based on sex or gender as experienced by people who play and create video games, primarily women.

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Sexual harassment

Sexual harassment is bullying or coercion of a sexual nature, or the unwelcome or inappropriate promise of rewards in exchange for sexual favors.

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Sexual objectification

Sexual objectification is the act of treating a person as a mere object of sexual desire.

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Silicon Sisters

Silicon Sisters is a video game developer based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Simulation video game

A simulation video game describes a diverse super-category of video games, generally designed to closely simulate real world activities.

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Sony

is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.

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Spark (radio show)

Spark is a Canadian radio talk show about "technology and culture." Hosted by Nora Young, the program made its CBC Radio One début on September 5, 2007.

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Sports game

A sports game is a video game genre that simulates the practice of sports.

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Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly

Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly is a platform video game, part of the Spyro series, developed by Check Six Games and Equinoxe Digital Entertainment and published by Vivendi Universal Games.

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StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is a military science fiction real-time strategy video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment.

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Stephanie Bendixsen

Stephanie Claire Bendixsen (born 31 March 1985) is an Australian video game critic, author, and is best known as one of the former presenters of the video game television programs Good Game and Good Game: Spawn Point, where she went by the gamertag "Hex", and screenPLAY.

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Street Fighter X Tekken

is a crossover fighting game developed by Capcom and released in March 2012 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, in May for the PC and in October for the PlayStation Vita.

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Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz is a New Zealand news website published by Fairfax Digital, a division of Fairfax New Zealand Ltd, a subsidiary of Australian company Fairfax Media Ltd.

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Super Nintendo Entertainment System

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (officially abbreviated the Super NES or SNES, and colloquially shortened to Super Nintendo) is a 16-bit home video game console developed by Nintendo that was released in 1990 in Japan and South Korea, 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe and Australasia (Oceania), and 1993 in South America.

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Survival game

Survival games are a subgenre of action video games set in a hostile, intense, open-world environment, where players generally begin with minimal equipment and are required to collect resources, craft tools, weapons, and shelter, and survive as long as possible.

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Swarthmore College

Swarthmore College is a private liberal arts college located in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, southwest of Philadelphia.

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Tabletop role-playing games in Japan

Japanese role-playing games are role-playing games made in Japan.

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Tactical shooter

A tactical shooter is a subgenre of shooter game that includes both first-person shooting and third-person shooting.

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Tamagotchi

The is a handheld digital pet, created in Japan by of WiZ and Aki Maita of Bandai.

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Target market

A target market is a group of customers within a business's serviceable available market that the business has decided to aim its marketing efforts towards.

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Tetris

Tetris (Тетрис) is a tile-matching puzzle video game, originally designed and programmed by Russian game designer Alexey Pajitnov.

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The American Girls Premiere

The American Girls Premiere is an educational computer game developed and published by The Learning Company for American Girl.

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The Baby-Sitters Club

The Baby-Sitters Club (also known as BSC) is a series of novels written by Ann M. Martin and published by Scholastic between 1986 and 2000, that sold 176 million copies.

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The Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in the American state of Maryland and provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and industries.

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The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.

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The Escapist (magazine)

The Escapist (typeset as the escapist) is an online magazine covering mostly video games as well as movies, comics, TV, and more.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Journal of Popular Culture

The Journal of Popular Culture (JPC) is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes academic essays on all aspects of popular or mass culture.

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The Last of Us

The Last of Us is an action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment.

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The Sims

The Sims is a life simulation game series that was developed by Maxis and The Sims Studio and published by Electronic Arts.

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Thomas W. Malone

Thomas W. Malone (born 1952) is an American organizational theorist, management consultant, and the Patrick J. McGovern Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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Tile-matching video game

A tile-matching video game is a type of puzzle video game where the player manipulates tiles in order to make them disappear according to a matching criterion.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider, also known as Lara Croft: Tomb Raider between 2001 and 2007, is a media franchise that originated with an action-adventure video game series created by British gaming company Core Design.

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Toru Iwatani

is a Japanese video game designer, best known as the creator of the arcade games Pac-Man (1980) and Pole Position (1982).

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Turn-based strategy

A turn-based strategy (TBS) game is a strategy game (usually some type of wargame, especially a strategic-level wargame) where players take turns when playing.

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Twitter

Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Variety (magazine)

Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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Video game console

A video game console is an electronic, digital or computer device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game that one or more people can play.

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Video game crash of 1983

The video game crash of 1983 (known as the Atari shock in Japan) was a large-scale recession in the video game industry that occurred from 1983 to 1985, primarily in North America, because of market saturation.

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Video game culture

Video game culture is a worldwide new media subculture formed by video games.

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Video game developer

A video game developer is a software developer that specializes in video game development – the process and related disciplines of creating video games.

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Video game genre

A video game genre is a classification assigned to a video game based on its gameplay interaction rather than visual or narrative differences.

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Video game journalism

Video game journalism is a branch of journalism concerned with the reporting and discussion of video games.

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Video game live streaming

People who live stream their video game play, either by hobby or profession, are known as streamers.

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Video games as an art form

The concept of video games as a form of art is a controversial topic within the entertainment industry.

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Whyville

Whyville is an educational Internet site geared towards children from ages 8–14+ founded and managed by Numedeon, Inc.

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Wii

The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006.

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Wii Remote

The Wii Remote, also known colloquially as the Wiimote, is the primary controller for Nintendo's Wii console.

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Wired (magazine)

Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.

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Women in computing

Women in computing have shaped the evolution of the industry, with women among the first programmers during the early 20th century.

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World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft (WoW) is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) released in 2004 by Blizzard Entertainment.

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Xbox (console)

The Xbox is a home video game console and the first installment in the Xbox series of consoles manufactured by Microsoft.

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1UP.com

1UP.com was an American entertainment website that focused on video games.

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References

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