Interesting video from Anita Sarkeesian (you may remember her as the woman who was deluged with harrassment and countless threats of violence, rape and death when she began a Kickstarter program to fund an exploration of Tropes Vs Women in video games) discussing routine depictions of female video game characters as helpless NPCs, plot motivators and lifeless objects.

Check it out and subscribe – not only will you likely learn new and interesting stuff about games from a new perspective, as a fringe benefit the popularity of this series will annoy the living shit out of a great deal of malignant misogynist keyboard warriors.

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