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Papo & Yo turns a friend into an adversary on PSN in 2012

They say you should keep your friends close and your enemies even closer. But what if your best friend is also your worst enemy? That's a question posed by Papo & Yo, a new puzzle-platformer from independent Canadian studio Minority. The game stars Quico, a young boy living in a favela...

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Game census concludes that minorities under-represented in games

Even though you've seen CJ gangbanging in GTA: San Andreas and Faith gallivanting across a vast urban landscape in Mirror's Edge, it doesn't mean minorities and women are finally getting a fair shake in gaming. According to a census of video game characters conducted by SoCal researcher Dmitri...

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PrimePlus assesses the current state of black characters

PrimePlus has a fairly interesting piece about the current state of black characters in video games. The editorial maintains a very moderate approach to the charged subject, covering the differences between Western and Eastern development, along with how black characters have been portrayed over...

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Joseph Saulter: 'Why should I have to be a white man?'

Joseph Saulter, chairman of game design and development at American Intercontinental University, has been a vocal advocate about the role of minorities within the industry. Speaking about Microsoft's Blacks in Gaming gathering last night he says, "It's great to see that things are happening and we...

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