Here’s What Female Gamers Hope For In 2015

By Damon Beres

2014 was one of the most tumultuous years ever for women in gaming culture: It saw the rise of #GamerGate — a purported campaign for “ethics” in video game journalism that became associated with misogynistic abuse on social media — the ever-more-aggressive objectification of women in the latest installment in the lucrative Grand Theft Auto franchise, sexist advertising, and violent threats against outspoken feminist gamers and critics.

But a new year brings new opportunities for things to get better. We asked female gamers — a population poised to outnumber male gamers in 2015 — to share their hopes for the new year. Note that some last names have been withheld due to privacy concerns and that any emphasis is ours.

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