Bibliography & Ludography


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Articles & Electronic Journals

Allman, A., Research Reveals Casual Games Provide Mental Balance, Stress Relief and Relaxation, real, 26.5.2009 (First published 14.9.2006)

Barreiro, V., Casual vs Hardcore Gaming, Cerise, 26.5.2009 (First published 1.1.2008)

Cavalli, E., Resident Evil 5 Racism Debate Revived. Wired,, 20.3.2009 (First published 6.2.2008)

Gambotto-Burke, A., The Naked Truth: Sex Doesn’t Sell Games. Guardian 14.5.2009 (First published 7.5.2009)

Gifford, A., 15 Ads that Prove Sex Sells… Best? InventorSpot, 16.5.2009 (First published 24.7.2007)

Jenkins, H., Beyond Barbie and Mortal Kombat: An Interview with Yasmin B. Kafai, Carrie Heeter, and Jill Benner (Part Two). Confessions of an Aca/Fan, 16.5.2009 (First published 14.1.2009)

Lewis, S., Masculinity and IT: Computing Gender in the IT Industry. Institute for Social Research,, 22.4.2009 (First published 22.5.2000)

Neurofuture, Casual Games for Women Exceed Other Gaming Experiences, Gamer-IQ, 26.5.2009 (First published 5.10.2006)

Pomerleau, A., Bolduc, B., Malcuit, G., and Cossette, L., (1990) Sex Roles. SpringerLink, 6.3.2009 (First published 22.3.1990)

Pratt, M K., Computer Game Industry Looks to Women for Fresh Insights. Computerworld, 16.3.2009 (First published 4.6.2007)

Rider, H., Attraction by Numbers. UWIRE,, 2.4.2009 (First published 6.3.2009)

Shimbun, Y., Japanese Computer Game Featuring Rape Creates International Outcry. Dallas News, 14.5.2009 (First published 10.5.2009)

Willenz, P., Violent Video Games Can Cause Aggression. APA 14.5.2009 (First published 22.4.2000)


Ada Lovelace, Wikipedia,, 22.4.2009

Barbie Fashion Designer, Amazon,, 31.3.2009

Bayonetta, Wikipedia,, 16.5.2009

Blue, Wikipedia,, 6.5.2009

Casual Games, Wikipedia, 26.5.2009

Dead or Alive (series), Wikipedia,, 16.5.2009

Dead or Alive Xtreme 2, Wikipedia,, 16.5.2009

Definition of Gender, Sloan Work and Family Research Network,,%20Definition(s)%20of&area=All, 20.3.2009

Eternal Sonata, Wikipedia,, 16.5.2009

Eurogamer Hands-On Sheds Light on RE5’s Treatment of Race, NeoGAF,, 20.3.2009

Flower, Wikipedia,, 16.5.2009

Gaia Online, Gaia Online,, 13.4.2009

GameStation, Gamestation,, 6.5.2009

Game Genres, acmi,, 20.3.2009

Gender Role, Wikipedia,, 20.3.2009

Grace Hooper, Wikipedia,, 22.4.2009

Habbo Hotel, Habbo Hotel, 13.4.2009

Halo (series), Wikipedia,, 16.5.2009

Jiggle Physics, TvTropes,, 16.5.2009

Lara Croft Sexy, GameRevolution,, 16.5.2009

Mirror’s Edge, MirrorsEdge,, 16.5.2009

Pink, Wikipedia,, 6.5.2009

Pink or Blue, TellMePinkorBlue,, 6.5.2009

Ring Bearer, RingBearer,, 13.4.2009

Roberta Williams, Wikipedia,, 22.4.2009

The O.C, IMDb <, 2.4.2009

Women in Power: Criticizing the Press, WomenGamers,, 20.3.2009

Womens Action 33.1, EqualityNow,, 14.5.2009

Women compromise 40% of U.S. Gamers, womengamers, 26.5.2009

World of Warcraft, Wikipedia,, 16.5.2009

X-Blades, Wikipedia,, 16.5.2009


Ada Lovelace, Wikipedia,, 22.4.2009

Bayonetta Has Evolved From Devil May Cry Says Producer, Softpedia, 16.5.2009

Chris Redfield, Photobucket, 2.4.2009

Grace Hooper, Wikipedia, 22.4.2009

Hello Kitty Nintendo Ds Lite, IofferPhoto,, 6.5.2009

Kasumi, Blogcdn,, 16.5.2009

Kids @ Play, Little Cooks Kitchen, Argos,, 6.5.2009

Kids Playskool Clipo Hippo, Argos,, 6.5.2009

McKenzie & Co, FamComGames,, 31.3.2009

Pink and Blue Xbox Controller, techshout,, 6.5.2009

Pink PS2, bdgamers,, 6.5.2009

Pink Sony PSP,  slashgear,, 6.5.2009

Resident Evil 5, ImageShack,, 2.4.2009

Roberta Williams, nndb,, 22.4.2009

Sexy Lara Croft, Google Images,, 16.5.2009

Sexy Night Elf, FreakyGaming,, 16.5.2009

Sheva Resident Evil 5, Shinohan,, 20.3.2009

X-Blades Wallpaper,,, 16.5.2009


Dead or Alive: Xtreme 2 E3 Trailer, YouTube,, 16.5.2009

Girls Aloud Nintendo DS & Nintendogs TV Advert, YouTube,, 6.5.2009

Girls Aloud Nintendo DS Advert, YouTube,, 6.5.2009

My Make-up Video Game for Girls on Nintendo DS, YouTube,, 6.5.2009

Nicole Kidman and Nintendo DS Lite Advert, YouTube,, 6.5.2009

UK Nintendo DS Advert, YouTube,, 6.5.2009


Resident Evil 5

Tomb Raider: Legend

World of Warcraft (Series)

Eternal Sonata

Mirror’s Edge


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