This Is How You Make A Strong Female Video Game Character

April 1, 2015 5:45 PM

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This Is How You Make A Strong Female Video Game Character

A new video from feminist culture critic Anita Sarkeesian released Tuesday highlights various ways female characters can be portrayed positively in video games. It's part of Sarkeesian's "Feminist Frequency" series, which explores how women are represented in the media.

The video focuses on The Scythian, the protagonist from "Sword & Sworcery," an acclaimed mobile game. The Scythian is interesting, Sarkeesian asserts, because she subverts expectations for how lead characters -- and especially lead female characters -- are portrayed in video games.

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