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Anita Sarkeesian says video games are part of larger culture wars
Anita Sarkeesian talked about her work as a feminist media critic trying to show the negative ways women are represented and then offer tools for how to make games better. She said while seeing progress over the years, “Everyone wants to hear that things are getting better, and they don’t want to hear that it’s not. The reality is a lot of things are getting worse globally, politically and that video games are a part of that space where we're having these massive culture wars about retaining and holding onto the status quo or really working towards a progressive future that is liberatory for everyone. And video games were one of the first, mainstream arenas in which that war kind of erupted out of."
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