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Posted by Innes McNiel on Sat, 14 Jun 2014 08:37:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC
An update to the Gender Disparity in Games 2013 spreadsheet bringing more accuracy and slightly more nuanced details.

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Comment In: [News - 07/02/2014 - 07:09]

Much more than just 100 ...

Much more than just 100 . Some of the cooldowns are more than 24 hours

Comment In: [Blog - 06/14/2014 - 08:37]

I AM excluding them, quite ...

I AM excluding them, quite purposefully, because we still end up with games with dedicated protagonists being predominantly male-led, which is a massive representation problem.

Comment In: [News - 05/13/2014 - 10:23]

Why doesn 't New Super ...

Why doesn 't New Super Mario Bros. count when it 's the best selling Mario series

Comment In: [News - 05/12/2014 - 02:29]

There 's the GUI or ...

There 's the GUI or how we got Mecanim with half its features missing or Shuriken, which is dramatically less versatile than the legacy particle system or the lack of critical terrain updates. Unity just kinda... adds bullet points to its sales page more than anything.

Comment In: [News - 05/07/2014 - 04:32]

This game spent a good ...

This game spent a good long while in the top sellers on Steam. Something tells me this isn 't a sales issue, but an internal management issue. Given the history of the game 's development, that seems pretty likely.

Comment In: [News - 05/06/2014 - 11:00]

Analysts believe that the game ...

Analysts believe that the game will need to sell more than 15 million copies to break even, although they did not account for any potential DLC or microtransactions that Activision may sell for the game. r n r nEven accounting for simple things like a season pass could dramatically cut ...