The PC Gaming Show at E3 showed off various bits of hardware and a bunch of upcoming games. Somehow, not one of these things was represented by women.
There were a few exceptions
We got a good look at the Ooblets trailer, which intentionally showcased a diverse (and incredibly cute) cast. Unfortunately, though, there was no interview with the developers, a male-female duo consisting of Ben Wasser and Rebecca Cordingley.
Tunic, an isometric adventure game starring an adorable fox, was announced by Felix Kramer, who is non-binary, and they spoke briefly with Sonja about it.
But somehow, these were essentially the only examples of variety in a sea of twenty or more men presenting their games. Incredibly, there were two members of Linkin Park in the pre-show, equaling the number of non-male developers showcasing their games in the entire PC Gaming press conference.
We know that there are a tonne of other women and non-binary folk creating interesting and diverse games that could have made it to the stage – so why weren’t they given the opportunity to show off?
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