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For Young Saudi Women, Video Games Offer Self-Expression

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The Unlikely Stars Of Americans' Favorite Video Games

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Under the #Gamergate hashtag, a debate has flared surrounding ethics in video game journalism and the role and treatment of women in the video game industry. iStockphoto hide caption

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#Gamergate Controversy Fuels Debate On Women And Video Games

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The studio audience watches a match between professional teams Dignitas (left) and Evil Geniuses (right) during the League of Legends North American Championship Series on Feb. 22. Robyn Beck /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nathan Drake (foreground) is the lead protagonist of the Uncharted series of games for the Sony PS3. His character is just one in a long line of games where the dominant figure is a white male action hero. AP/Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. hide caption

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