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    are a big thing now and days, but are the people playing them the alone person who lives in their mom’s basement, who has no social life? Gamers are stereotyped as anti social people who live alone, smell, bad, and are the mole of society. But on the other hand in reality they can be social, have lives outside of the video game world, and more. We are here to learn is the stereotype true, or is it not? Back in the day gamer’s were limited to inviting friends over and handing them a control to play a game, but in recent years that has changed. How, people might ask, the internet; From a article's author Leonard. Some of his child’s friend would gather online to build a world in minecraft to build a community. And play don’t starve…

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    Initial reading Kluwe’s article it is apparent that the public that he is creating or attracting is this new post modern gamer society whom are fed up with the vulgar environment that #Gamergaters have created. Kluge mentions the phenomena of “Gamers are dead” referring to the stereotypes of an avid gamers and that its actually a good thing for the gamer community. However, he feels those whom feel as if their identity is being taken aways are crazy. So I post the question what if he's…

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    stretch. However, even in 2016, there seems to be a great divide in the gaming world between male and female gamers. It seems to exist partially to ignorance created by what I like to refer to as wacked out misconceptions of the lady gamer. I asked members of gaming groups that I am in, friends, co-workers, and every other random person I could think to ask…”What are some stereotypes you have or have heard about girl gamers?” I was not very surprised with the results; and basically, everyone…

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    How do female gamers navigate the world of gaming culture today? When, so often, that culture is against them. Why are women, for the most part, being ignored and excluded by mainstream game developers? How did gaming culture come to be what it is today? A culture containing sexism and negative as well as stereotypical representations of women. What is a gamer? What is gaming culture? These questions can be answered in the context of game design studies. Gaming culture itself can be seen as a…

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    This kind of discovery means gamers are discovering games from all different types of genres. There are millions of games in the world just ready to be discovered. Gamers strive to find that one game they love and that takes discovery. Discovery can be looking through parents old games to searching the web for that one game that catches your eye. I personally have not found the game of my dreams. Game geeks want to discover a game that consists of all their wants. Ranging from a scary love story…

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    If I told you to picture what you consider to be a gamer, the first image you would come up with is a young boy holding a controller. If I told you to come up with another image, it would be a struggle to imagine another type of gamer, and there’s a reason for that. The target demographic of the gaming industry includes men from age 18 to 34, and the industry goes to great lengths to make them the sole demographic. The sexualized representation of women in games, the backlash from men that…

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    Is Gaming A Sport

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    Gaming is a worldwide phenomenon now that keeps getting bigger and bigger every day on multiple consoles or computers. But now everyone is thinking is it going to be considered a sport. Well in some parts of the country and outside our country it is already considered one. To some people sports are supposed to be physically active and moving around daily during the sport. To others it is just standing still and golfing patiently. But gaming is a special one because you are either sitting in a…

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    involved with gaming tournaments including Blockbuster Video, Nintendo, GamePro Magazines, etc. What 's the first thing that comes to your mind when I say the words "Professional Gamer"? You probably think about some overweight guy in his late 20 's to early 30 's in a basement, unemployed, just playing video games 12 hours a day, and sleeping the other 12. According to ESPN, " more than half of American eSports fans are employed full time, 44 percent are parents and, perhaps most surprising,…

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    Every day, many children and adults come home from school or work, set down their bag, probably get a snack, and sit down in front of their television and spend the rest of the day playing video games. Not many people are going out and spending time outdoors with their friends. Statistics show that 49% of American adults play video games and 10% of adults consider themselves a “gamer” (Krista Lofgren). Popular video games, like Assassin’s Creed, may be the reason that many people are spending…

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    ESRB Rating

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    Now, the variables game genre and ESRB ratings have the same importance as the variable console types. Gamers typically have their own opinions about what game genres suit their needs as an individual. Some may find MMORPGS more entertaining than online shooters like Call of Duty. Once the genre is specified, it will be easier for The Umbrella Gaming Company to cater to our consumers tastes, which, in the end, will help the company to promote certain genres each player enjoys more when they log…

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