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Feb 04, 2012

Outside the boy box: Women embrace and rethink video games

As gaming spreads to mobile devices and Facebook, adult women are elbowing their way into a preserve once claimed by teenage boys, prompting the industry - worth $1.7-billion in Canada alone - to start thinking outside the testosterone-fuelled Xbox. But in a world where video games are important pieces of the cultural puzzle, many women are pondering the mixed message of a new wave of games that cater to stereotypical female tastes.