Sunday January 24, 2016

Women Outnumber Men In Video Game Design Graduate Program

The typical game studio will be delighted to hear that their new prospect hates guns and wants realistic, average-looking characters.

The women in the USC program, ranked by Princeton Review as the nation's top place to study game design, are enrolled not just because games have changed their lives. They want to change games. "There's not enough stuff that I would want to play," student Stephanie Henderson says. She's not a fan, for instance, of shooters, the gun-based games that have dominated home video game consoles.