#GAReads | The number of women protagonists in E3 games still in single digits

 Kait Diaz, the protagonist of Gears 5

Kait Diaz, the protagonist of Gears 5

"The number of women protagonists in E3 games still in single digits":

Feminist Frequency released its annual breakdown of gender roles in E3 games today. Despite high-profile showings from The Last of Us Part 2, Wolfenstein Youngblood and Battlefield 5, the share of games at the show featuring women in leading roles is at eight percent, consistent with the average over the past few years. 

By contrast, Feminist Frequency counted 24 percent of games with a clear male lead. Half of games at the show allow players to choose gender. A further five percent are gender ambiguous.

Read Colin Campbell's full article at Polygon here…