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Women and video gaming: The never-ending battle for representation

Here's what female video game characters would look like with more realistic and attainable body types.

Women and video gaming: The never-ending battle for representation

Ivy from Soulcalibur video game

Photo courtesy of OnlineGambling.ca

Women being shoddily represented in video games isn't anything new, and it certainly isn't a surprising revelation, especially for the fellow female video gamers out there who've unwillingly tolerated the misrepresentation of their gender within gaming for years.

But we've come a long way since the '80s, a time where only 3 per cent of game developers were female, and Lara Croft's sexualised presence was the closest thing we had to being represented.

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