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Why Women Don't Need Another Super Mario Brothers

Celeste Hamilton Dennis

Super Mario Brothers as phallic? Yeah, I never thought about it either until the recent outcry in the video gaming industry on Twitter about the lack of women developers. Games shape our worldview and attitudes about gender, argues author Jordan Shapiro. "Worldwide, 3 billion hours a week are spent playing video games; do we really want misogynists in control of the message?"

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