Are video games sexist? If you have been following the recent attempts by some people to suggest the gaming industry is inherently misogynistic then you may think this question needn’t even be asked.
However, there are always two sides to every story. And just because Anita Sarkeesian and others say something is true doesn’t mean it actually is true.
This video offers a defense of male gamers and the industry that caters to them. And the source of this defense is rather surprising, as the American Enterprise Institute is a conservative think tank.
Conservatives haven’t traditionally been fans of video games, blaming this innocuous hobby for the ills of society. But on this occasion they’re countering the vitriol that is accusing all male gamers of being women-hating scum. Newsflash: We are not.