Your favourite video game characters like you’ve never seen them before

A screenshot of the Women In Games videos
(Image credit: Women In Games)

The world of gaming is a wacky, weird and wonderful one, but it doesn't come without its flaws. The industry is overwhelmingly male, with only 22% of studio employees being women. With this in mind, the company Women In Games is taking matters into its own hands and has created this gender-defying video to raise awareness. 

The campaign features a number of our most beloved video games with mods applied that reanimate the male characters with the female's animations. While the clips of the games are hilarious (I can't stop laughing at sexy Batman), it's also eye-opening to see how hyper-sexualised the women in our favourite games are. If you are fascinated by character design, then check out our guide on how to be a character designer.

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Amelia Bamsey
Staff Writer

Amelia is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering a range of topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, optical illusions, logos (she's a particular fan of logo Easter eggs), gaming and illustration. In her free time, she relishes in the likes of art (especially the Pre-Raphaelites), photography and literature. Amelia prides herself on her unorthodox creative methods, her Animal Crossing island and her extensive music library.