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The Daily Hotness: Game industry doesn't want heroines

11:59 PM on 03.19.2013 // Steven Hansen
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In the most irritating news of the day, the creative director on Remember Me, the rad-looking sci-fi action game, told Penny Arcade that the game almost didn't happen, as the team had struggles shopping it around because it features a female lead. Jim already responded to this bologna in full, but I've not had a proper chance to get indignant yet, so here we are. Here's hoping the final product is as good as it is promising and here's to me eventually no longer mentally associating it with P.N.03. Wait. Do you think that's why Capcom decided to publish it?

Today, Jonathan Ross reviewed StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, Fraser Brown previewed Arma 3, Chris Carter previewed The Elder Scrolls Online, Jayson Napolitano talked with Eidos Montreal audio director Steve Szczepkowski about a remixed Deus Ex album, the winner of the Teenage Pokemon t-shirt poll was announced, BattleBlock Theatre actually got a release date, Square Enix irritated me by including Final Fantasy X-2 HD with the PS3 versions of Final Fantasy X HD when it should be working on Final Fantasy XII HD, and more! 

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The game industry doesn't want female heroes
Team Meat's Edmund McMillen on Mega Man, MewGenics & More
Deus Ex: Sonic Augmentation out today
Team Fortress 2sdays: I'm not going to PAX East either
Live show: Lego City Undercover
Elder Scrolls Online, Riccitiello Resigns & Transistor!
Here are the results for the Teenage Pokemon t-shirt poll

Community:
Community blogs of 3/19
Forum thread of the day: Ridiculous Fishing - A Tale of Redemption

Reviews:
Review: StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm

Previews:
Preview: The Elder Scrolls Online
Preview: Arma 3 impressions from under a bush

News:
Super Meat Boy dev says DRM is more dangerous than piracy
Ex-WayForward dev's Shovel Knight promised for Wii U, 3DS
Dragon's Crown raiding dungeons on July 25th in Japan
Elder Scrolls Online will fully support first person play
Zenimax: Elder Scrolls Online will ship with 16 instances
Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut coming to Wii U
Team Fortress 2 supports Oculus Rift with new VR mode
Silent Hill: Book of Memories DLC and patch hits today
Hotline Miami now available for Mac via Steam
Nintendo will have 3DS XL and games for sale at PAX East
Name your price for Bastion on Windows, Mac, and Linux
Mark of the Ninja getting new content on PC and XBLA
4GB Aliens: Colonial Marines patch available for PC
Vote on what's in the Saints Row IV Collector's Edition
Origin has 200+ games on sale this week
Final Fantasy X HD doubles up on PS3 and gets X-2
Japan gets to rev its 3DS with 3D Super Hang-On
Katamari creator teases Tenya Wanya Teens
Zeus and Isaac Clarke added to PlayStation All-Stars

Offbeat:
Super Metroid turns 19, gets a fan-made symphony
This is the greatest Link figurine of all time

Media:

This week's Steam deals includes Binary Domain, Cities XL
Ryan Seacrest got to announce Draw Something 2
Get some salvation in this Metro: Last Light trailer
Transistor is the next game from the Bastion developers
Dungeon Defenders II announced with MOBA mode
Rachel needs a makeover in Resident Evil Revelations
BattleBlock Theater FINALLY has a release date
Fresh Shin Megami Tensei IV trailer to swoon over
Mighty Switch Force 2 teaser screens spit hot fire
Turn into a freaking bird in Assassin's Creed III's DLC



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