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Science says: Men's brains get more 'reward' from gaming

Developers and executives that are struggling to develop games that appeal to women now have a new excuse to fall back on if and when they fail. According to a study by Stanford University's Alan Reiss, men are hard wired to feel more "rewarded" playing games than women. The study, which looked at 1...

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Frag Dolls pwn Rainbow Six CPL tourney, first pro win

The Frag Dolls won their first pro-circuit event last night, beating "The Unknown" to earn first place in the 4v4 Rainbow Six Vegas competition at Winter CPL. Aside from being the Frag Dolls' first big victory, it appears that this is also the first time an all-female team has won a (co-ed) pro-circ...

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FTC: Viral ties must be disclosed

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission yesterday said that companies must disclose ties in word-of-mouth marketing campaigns. These fake grass-roots efforts -- dubbed "astroturfing" by critics -- hire people to endorse products as themselves, rather than as company representatives. The FTC didn't announc...

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More than one level in Red Steel after all

We were pleased to learn that Red Steel is actually a full length game (shocking!) and not just the same level we've seen dozens of times, with dozens of guys bouncing around a set and waving the Wiimote. Can't they find a woman for one of these? Where are your Frag Dolls now, Ubisoft? Or please, g...

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100 most influential women in gaming

Next Generation has compiled a list of the 100 most influential women in the gaming industry, and it's not just about Frag Dolls and Girlz of Destruction. Some of these ladies have been involved in gaming for 30 years, and you won't get too far into the list before noticing there's a good woman behi...

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Overheard at E3: You're all nerds! [update 1]

For the "Women at E3" gathering today, a number of female industry professionals gathered to wear special "Girls FTW" shirts in a show of solidarity. Morgan Romine, aka Rhoulette of the Frag Dolls, led the crowd: Rhoulette: Who knows what "FTW" means? [Women cheer loudly] Rhoulette: Thank God! You'...

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Girl gamer recruitment good reality TV?

Recruiting a new member for a sponsored girl gaming team can't be easy. When Eekers (one of Ubisoft's Frag Dolls) left the line-up last summer, a nationwide search for her replacement rolled into motion, requiring everything from a gaming CV to glamour shots. Months later, when all but the hopefuls ...

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