Essays about: "Women in games"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 essays containing the words Women in games.

  1. 1. “MORE FEMINIST BULLSHIT”Exploring Sexism and the Battle Over Gender Construction in Video Game Discourse Communities

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Ola Nenzelius; [2021-02-09]
    Keywords : Video games; Women in games;

    Abstract : Abstract: Thisstudyexplores gender construction in video game discourse communities, using Critical Discourse Analysis(CDA)as a theoretical frameworktogetherwith a quantitative, corpus linguistic methodology.Discourse samples weretaken from five online content creators for World of Warcraft(WoW)who react to the four Shadowlands: Afterlivestrailers for theWoW expansion released in November of 2020. READ MORE


    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Svalling; [2020]
    Keywords : Basketball; Svenska Basketligan; Performance under Pressure;

    Abstract : How people perform tasks and under what circumstances they perform them optimally has been a fascination for humanity for a long time and more particularly whether people perform better or worse under pressure. In this paper, I try to find out whether people perform better or worse when there is pressure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women as characters, players and developers : An educational perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Emma Arltoft; [2020]
    Keywords : gender diversity; representation; ambivalent sexism; objectification; stereotypes;

    Abstract : There is a lack of female representation in video games, and women are often ignored as characters, as players, and as developers. This thesis investigates how the University of Skövde works with gender diversity in the second game project within those categories. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Digital Myth of Women on The Battlefield : A Reception Analysis of Female Soldiers in the Online Discourse of Battlefield V

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Loraine Gauteul; [2019]
    Keywords : Video Games; Critical Discourse Analysis; Battlefield V Phenomenon; Identification; Gender and Media;

    Abstract : Lately, the trailer for the game “Battlefield V” received a massive backlash from the players of the Battlefield franchise due to the fact that the game inspired by World War II featured a woman as the main character. This research set out to investigate how female elements are interpreted in a traditional male-dominated digital space, and aims to highlight the elements to consider when introducing a female lead character in a video game. READ MORE

  5. 5. VIDEO GAME CREATION : Inhibitors and Enablers in Female Inclusion

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för informatik

    Author : Nadia V. Ruiz B.; [2019]
    Keywords : Video game industry; video game creation; female inclusion; feminist technoscience; toxic masculinity; game engines; inhibitors; enablers;

    Abstract : In 2012 and 2014, two hashtags, #1ReasonWhy and #GamerGate, exposed a highly sexist video game industry that was not welcoming female participation. This was affecting women working or wanting to work in it. READ MORE