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Computer gaming companies trying to lure more women

Posted by jtsmyth8 on August 12, 2008

Gaming companies are now courting female gamers, a previously ignored segment.

Industry watchers say female gamers are now coming out of the woodwork because games now come with the right mix of casual appeal or provide avenues for them to make friends or modify activities and avatars in virtual worlds.

Thus far, games with violent content or which require strategizing have appealed more to men.

PC and console games publisher EA Games has seen its casual games such as the puzzle game Boom Blox and dance game Boogie pull in ‘non-core gamers’ because of their innovative game-play features and their lifestyle entertainment elements. (story)

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Peeping tom caught in women’s washroom

Posted by jtsmyth8 on June 11, 2008

It wasn’t me, I swear! Besides, I don’t use my camera phone, the quality isn’t very good anyways.

“A Singapore man has been banned from owning a camera phone for a year after he was found guilty of secretly filming a woman in an airport toilet, a newspaper reported Tuesday.

Samuel Ong, 19, sneaked into a female toilet at Singapore’s Changi Airport earlier this year and used his camera phone to snap shots of a woman from under the cubicle door. The woman caught him and reported him to the police.” (story)

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