Here’s a little-known fact: 52% of gamers are women. Doesn’t fit the gamer stereotype, does it? Neither do women’s favorite games, which are short on guns, explosions and other biological metaphors. Instead they’re just… great games!
Start entire families, following characters from birth to death. You control the most intimate aspects of their lives. The Sims is the closest thing to playing God, which is why some physicists speculate that our universe might be someone else’s Sims game.
The classic puzzle game since 1984, Tetris has become a whole family of games, each of them notable for how addictive they are.
Wii Fit let’s you combine your floor fitness routine and your gaming. it’s no joke. You can really whip yourself into shape playing a variety of sports.
Guys think they’re so smart, but the fact is that it’s women who refer smart games. Peggle is an unusually clever puzzle game along the lines of Puzzle Bobble and Pachinko.
Dance Dance Revolution
Dance Dance Revolution is one of those ‘perfect concepts’ that comes along every now and then. Go dancing – or even better, learn to dance – right in your living room. Of course the ladies love it. Maybe more fellows ought to hit Pause on pretending to blast things and just boogie down!
Farmville has the best platform possible: Facebook. It’s the game almost half your Facebook Friends keep inviting you to. For most of us, more than half of that almost-half is women.
Words With Friends
Girls with glasses DO get passes. They can game, too, and here’s a game just for them. Especially since they can invite all their social media friends to join in the fun.
Props to cheerleaders. That’s a tough, dangerous activity! We Cheer lets women remember past glories. It helps actual cheerleaders hone their routines, the way flight simulators do for pilots.
As a rule, women seem to relate to creating more than destroying. Minecraft brings out the builder in gamers, which is attractive to lots of women.
Mario has always been as popular among females as males. Something about the guy!