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5 Upcoming Female-Led Games to Get Excited About For the Rest of This Year

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To the surprise of no one, women are still majorly underrepresented in video games — especially in terms of protagonists. Thankfully, game studios seem to be recognizing this as a problem and taking steps in the right direction. Three of the biggest games from last year — BioShock InfiniteTomb Raider, and The Last of Us — featured strong women as protagonists, and the indie sector continued to prove they were all about inclusivity.

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2014 is already shaping up to be another good year in terms of women in games, and I wanted to highlight some upcoming lady-led titles that I think are worth getting excited about.

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Lauren Puga is a writer/designer hybrid. She writes for her own blog, GameSkinny, and now the Mary Sue. You can find her on Twitter @kittentarantino.

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