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Its a guys world

09-18-2009, 05:46 PM
#1
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 986
Its a guys world

I would say 90% of these games are for guys. Whats up with that. I like too play games too just do not have much of a choice as the guys do. Do you think guys are the only one with money. WRONG
09-18-2009, 05:51 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 5,765
Because 90% of the gamers are guys....

If girls had a signifinicant presence in the gaming world, then there would be a lot more games that might appeal to girls - most of the games that I like, puzzle, match 3, logic, etc have no gender bias...

Of course, if people are going to start developing for girls games, they would have to have some clue about how they think - so that leaves 90 % of the developers (who are male) out of luck...

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09-18-2009, 05:51 PM
#3
Joined: May 2009
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90%? No, just no...

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09-18-2009, 05:53 PM
#4
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Please don't make threads that are entirely pointless and completely false.

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09-18-2009, 05:54 PM
#5
Joined: Feb 2009
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does it really matter?
odds are half of the games are for both genders
also most of the gamers are guys too

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09-18-2009, 05:55 PM
#6
Joined: May 2009
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Quote:
Originally Posted by eggzbacon View Post
90%? No, just no...
He's right. Gamers are like 50/50 for gender when it comes to casual games. But I would dispute the fact that there aren't any games for girls. In fact, the app store is full of games that girls would enjoy. Time management games, hidden object games, match 3 games, puzzle games, you just need to know where to look

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09-18-2009, 06:10 PM
#7
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 1,467
90% of gamers are guys?
Where in the world did you get that statistic? Did you just make it up?
Females comprise a much larger percentage of the gaming population than 10%.
To the OP: I think most games can be enjoyed by either sex. Some females like Bejeweled, some like Silent Hill---and some of us like both!
I think it's probably the same for guys...although the guys who like Bejeweled or Bookworm probably have those icons tucked away on one of the last pages...
09-18-2009, 06:19 PM
#8
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 55
Wait, what? Seriously?

Tell me one game, that is solely played by guys... You will find none. The other way around there is no game, that is solely played by girls.

There are more than enough girls playing racing games, shooters, even sports and xxx games whilest there are only some guys playing for example horse or dress-up games. So if anything at all, there are more gender specific games for women than for men...

Just because one girl does not enjoy a round of Gears, does not mean that two other girls do not love to curb stomp the sh*t outta Locusts.

Look at it this way, if the audience will buy more copies of Barbie in Dreamcastle-Horse-Land, the Publishers will not be so dumb and release Call of Duty 24 when they can make much more money with another Genre/game.

Oh and just one thing to get out there: Look at many of the best selling apps in the store, do you really think Super Monkey Ball, Rolando 1/2, Flight Control, Harbor Master, Monopoly, Tetris, Paper Toss, etc. etc. are geared towards a mainly male audience and shutting out females?
09-18-2009, 06:23 PM
#9
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Washington
Posts: 9,125
Amy gets a tan is solely played by guys. I think.

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09-18-2009, 06:23 PM
#10
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 5,765
Hey OK - I consider myself well done from all the flames coming my way...

Of course I made up the statistic - I guess one can't pull anyone's chain anymore - humor has gone from TA....

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