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New Survey Shows Many Women Disguise Themselves when Gaming Online

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2022 on March 8, FandomSpot.com surveyed 2,000 female gamers across the world to discover common behaviours of women whilst gaming, following the release of national statistics which found that women accounted for 45% of gamers in the US in 2021. Despite women making up nearly half of gamers, the final survey found that of the three quarters (76%) of women who have hid their gender while gaming online, nearly nine in ten (93%) did so due to experience of sexual harassment from fellow gamers. When exploring additional findings, the platform discovered that only one in … Continue reading New Survey Shows Many Women Disguise Themselves when Gaming Online

The Role of Women in Gaming Culture

If you’re fascinated with gender roles and statistics, you’ll find yourself on solid ground in the gaming industry. Nowhere have modern women been so underestimated and made fun of as in this unique ecosystem that has been assigned to men since its very beginning. Girl gamers often have to conceal their identity, settle for “girly” games, and face other gender-based prejudices. Their male counterparts often look down on them for enjoying “violent” games with guns and shooting and tell them off for not acting like ladies. Alternatively, they’ll say they’re not “real” gamers, and ask them for obscure knowledge to … Continue reading The Role of Women in Gaming Culture

Game Industry Expert Predicts Future Growth Trends

By almost any measure, the game industry has grown by leaps and bounds this year. The total value of the gaming industry now exceeds $300 billion, more than the combined markets for movies and music. In truth, most years in recent memory have been good for games and game makers, but this year seems especially good. The growth this year was driven by some huge milestones, such as the release of both the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5 next generation consoles. The new hardware combined with better real-time engagement and other technologies have accelerated this growth by allowing … Continue reading Game Industry Expert Predicts Future Growth Trends

NFT Racing Game Race Team Rivals Speeds to Mobile

Supremacy Games announced the first mobile game developed in Finland that has integrated NFT (non-fungible token) functionality, Race Team Rivals NFT Garage. Race Team Rivals is a free to play mobile game now available globally, excluding China. The game can be downloaded from the App Store, and an Android version will soon be available. Race Team Rivals will drop a unique collection of NFT cars that can be used to race within the Race Team Rivals mobile game. The game can be played even without the NFT cars, but NFT ownership will provide additional benefits, such as a special VIP … Continue reading NFT Racing Game Race Team Rivals Speeds to Mobile

2021’s Best Casino Crossover Games

Video games have always been a popular pastime activity for many, but over the years they have transcended the industry to become more than a simple hobby. These days, we also have the online casino world to thank for pushing the fun from your gaming console into your mobile gadget. Several gaming companies have approached big gaming corporations to find ways of merging their original concepts to the online gaming scene. They create internet games that are equally captivating and enjoyable. NetEntertainment, Cryptologic, IGT, Microgaming, and Skywind group are the gaming providers that have taken the first steps to change … Continue reading 2021’s Best Casino Crossover Games

Game Companies Roll Out Free Holiday Offerings

With the Thanksgiving holiday just finishing up, gamers are waking up to the start of a new holiday season. And given the fact that the pandemic made things pretty grim last year, lots of companies are stepping up with free and discounted holiday offerings to try and recapture some of that magic this time around. Let’s see where we can find some free holiday cheer this year. One of the most generous offerings so far comes from developer and publisher No Gravity Games. No Gravity Games is giving away a Nintendo Switch title, in exchange for simply signing up for … Continue reading Game Companies Roll Out Free Holiday Offerings

Even More Free Games and Holiday Offerings

If you are a gamer, then this holiday season is shaping up to be a really good one. Game companies are offering free games and deep discounts to try and make this holiday a little more marrier than last year. We’ve already covered some of the great stuff being offered so far, but let’s look at some even more fun things to keep us all happy over the holidays. Let’s start off this new list with some amazing offers from the aptly named Free League, a publisher and distributor of some of the newest and most advanced role-playing games on … Continue reading Even More Free Games and Holiday Offerings

Fatshark’s Award Winning Warhammer Vermintide 2 Keeps Expanding

Independent developer Fatshark announced yet another expansion to their award-winning and multi-million selling game Warhammer: Vermintide 2. Geheimnisnacht is upon us, and it’s bigger than ever. The yearly event has grown, and the players of Warhammer: Vermintide 2 will get to experience the greatest Geheimnisnacht ever. Now Before we get into the update, it’s important to know the history of this game. The series has been around forever in one form or another, especially in terms of how games are judged. GiN first reviewed the game back in 2016, but its been around since before that. Warhammer: End Times Vermintide … Continue reading Fatshark’s Award Winning Warhammer Vermintide 2 Keeps Expanding