12 Sep '11, 8pm

14-year-old tells EA Sports to put girls in their video games.

14-year-old tells EA Sports to put girls in their video games.

Thanks to Title IX, and the continued focus on the value of athletics globally, sports like ice hockey now have a loyal base of female fans and athletes. But if you played any of the video game versions of those sports you would never know women and girls played hockey, let alone video games. That’s because in-game avatars in games like the EA Sports NHL series, for example, are fully customizable so long as you don’t mind being represented by a man. That’s about to change thanks to a letter from 14-year-old Lexi Peters of Buffalo, New York. Lexi, a hockey fan and gamer, wanted to know why girl gamers couldn’t create avatars that actually looked like them. So she wrote a letter to EA Sports to find out. In her letter Lexi pointed out that it is “unfair to women and girl hockey players around the world, many of them who play and enjoy your game. I have created a character o...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/ea-sports-nhl-2012-will-add-f...

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