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Game Developer Barbie is real and coming to a daughter near you

[Image credit] Like many of the staff members here at Destructoid, writing video game stories isn't my only job. When I'm not failing at being funny here or prostituting myself out to rich Saudis, I spend my days working for a toy company. ...   read

 
 
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How many original black playable women have there been in the history of gaming?

Jef Rouner of Houston Press has done a bit of research on the amount of original black women playable throughout the history of gaming and found the number to be exceptionally low. Rouner's criteria to count as an original black playable wo...   read

 
 
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UFC fighter Ronda Rousey will kick your ass at Pokemon

UFC fighter and Olympic medalist Ronda Rousey is known for her punishment and breaking opponents' arms, and now you can add Pokémaster to that list. When asked what got her into Pokémon, Rousey went into a rant about the hist...   read

 
 
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What the ladies of gaming would look like as average Americans

Bulimia.com, a website dedicated to helping those with eating disorders find treatment, has "reverse Photoshopped" some characters from popular games series to make them look more like the average American woman. "If video game creators are...   read

 
 
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Female Link to be in Hyrule Warriors 3DS!?

HEY LISTEN! The fellas at GameXplain have spotted a crossbow in the leaked trailer for Hyrule Warriors for 3DS that matches the one used by the Link-esque lady in the Hyrule Warriors art book.  This is easily the hypest thing I'v...   read

 
 
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Lonely Chinese gamers can hire escorts for the feels

The Chinese can take gaming very seriously. So seriously in fact that they have created an entire industry revolved around keeping lonely gamers happy while grinding away in their virtual wastelands. While in places like America we are rele...   read

 
 
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Shovel Knight update reveals female Shield Knight

Through updates on Yacht Club Games' Shovel Knight Kickstarter page, we've gotten familiar with the lineup of the very Mega Man-ish Order of No Quarter. That doesn't mean there aren't still surprises left in store! Yesterday brought the unv...   read

 
 
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HAWP: Papa Burch is the prettiest girl at prom

The stereotypical "girl games" are not necessarily as bad as people make 'em out to be. Okay, a lot of them are as bad as people make 'em out to be, but that's not the point. The point is that there are gems even amongst the smoldering mou...   read

 
 
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Legend of Zelda hack puts Zelda in the starring role

In what seems to be a budding trend, an industrious hacker has whipped up some animations and palette swaps for the Zelda sprite in The Legend of Zelda and made her the playable character. This isn't the first time a remake of the original...   read

 
 
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Style Me Girl is for women, not patronizing at ALL

I bring you word that Style Me Girl was recently released on iOS and Android by Frenzoo, a game that presents itself as the "first mobile RPG exclusively for women." It has been designed with ladies in mind, and as such, represents everythi...   read

 
 


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The ladies of Mega Man are forming a J-pop idol group

You don't think the Japanese like to pull April Fools' pranks, too? Well, they do! Ucchy-san of Rockman Unity, the Japanese equivalent of Capcom-Unity, has revealed Capcom's grand plan for the Mega Man franchise's 25th anniversary. Three of...   read

 
 
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Porn stars play games topless, because why not?

Professional sex ladies Alana Evans and Misti Dawn have come to the strange conclusion that the gamer demographic is predominantly male and horny. While we've yet to see any evidence of that, they have set up a brand new blog tailoring to h...   read

 
 
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Destructoid: Dog Space 2 vs. My Fat, Slutty Killzone

Hello, cherubs. Dear sweet Megazord, this has been a long week. I have for you, another episode of the critically acclaimed (lol) Destructoid Show. Hopefully, it appeals to your enjoyment lobes on some level. Stories we cover: The fab...   read

 
 
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VGAs 2010: Felicia Day and Carlos Ferro

Continuing our coverage of the SpikeTV Video Game Awards red carpet ceremony (it was actually just black linoleum, major disappointment) I've got a couple new clips of Dtoid staff harassing famous people. First, I got to talk to Felicia Day...   read

 
 
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Dtoid Live: Saturday Morning Hangover!

Feeling a little bit under the weather this morning? Come and join Jordan Devore, the always lovely ImpossiblePlant and myself for Saturday Morning Hangover, a new weekly livestream on Destructoid's Justin.tv channel. Yay!  From 10-12p...   read

 
 
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Sengoku Basara dev: Girls don't like disgusting violence

While Sengoku Basara is a game that many of our Western readers don't really care about, it's apparently really popular with girls in Japan. While it's weird to think that a hack n' slash game has a huge female fanbase, producer Hiroyu...   read

 
 
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UFC Undisputed 2010 demo will get you laid

All fans of the Ultimate Fighting Champion and THQ's UFC Undisputed will be happy to learn that today is the day when the demo for UFC Undisputed 2010 goes live on Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network. Note how I say fans -- only register...   read

 
 
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Dead or Alive Paradise > spanking your monkey

Either this viral is implying that Dead or Alive Paradise is better than masturbating, or Tecmo wants everyone to go beat the sh*t out of some monkeys. Personally, I'd do both at the same time, but I digress. Leifang is this week's babe an...   read

 
 
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Lara Croft vs Slave Leia in a snowball fight

Look, it's Saturday morning. Nothing is going on, the videogame industry has stopped for the week and it's a slow night. Actually, that's all bullsh*t. We would have posted this no matter what. Why? Because why not! That's why. This is the...   read

 
 
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Over 50% of US PSP owners are girls!?

We all know that most PSP owners are completely dickless, but for the first time ever, it's true in a literal sense. A new study from Nielsen indicates that half of the PSP's audience is made up of females. It looks like that lilac Hannah&n...   read

 
 
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Super SFIV's Juri used to be cute and fat (like a baby)

I thought it was pretty interesting that Abel started off as a girl/trap (don't we all), and while Juri's original design didn't feature any gender-bending functionality, her creation process was pretty cool in itself. According the latest ...   read

 
 
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Bayonetta gets her gun-shoe freak on in new trailer

With Bayonetta out in Japan, Sega can finally concentrate on saturating the West with video trailers and promotional chicanery. Here's the first trailer, a new video that shows off the weapons and combos in Platinum Games' over-the-top act...   read

 
 
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30% of Guitar Hero players are female (slow news day)

In amazingly mindblowing news that everybody cares about, it's being stated that almost a third of all Guitar Hero players are female. Wow."A very large group really wants great guitar music, and they don’t want us to confuse tha...   read

 
 
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Make out with your iPhone with this SuicideGirls App

Seduce a SuicideGirl is a new iPhone App where you'll be playing a choose your own style adventure in order to make out with Zoli Suicide. Your goal is to chat up Zoli in a comic book shop and if you're good at bullsh*tting your way through...   read

 
 
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Brighten up your period with this Pokemon menstrual pad!

Is it your time of the month? You on the rag? On the blob? More importantly, have you ever wanted to bleed out of your minge and onto Pikachu's face? If you answer in the affirmative to these questions, then we have a very special treat for...   read

 
 


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