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Programmers: Video games need female touch

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Programmers: Video games need female touch

Tara Teich enjoys nothing more than slipping into the role of a female video game character. But the 26-year-old software programmer gets annoyed by the appearance of such digital alter egos as the busty tomb raider Lara Croft or the belly-baring Wu the Lotus Blossom of “Jade Empire.”

Don’t even get her started on the thong-bikini babes that the male gunmen win as prizes in “Grand Theft Auto,” which was sent to stores with hidden sex scenes left embedded on the discs by programmers.

Read the complete story. (AP, Forbes)