From major franchises like Street Fighter and Resident Evil to quirky cult games like Nier and Catherine, video games have a long history of transgender characters. Our panel of transgender game designers, writers and fans takes a look at how transgender people are depicted in video games, and where the industry is heading in terms of letting players explore gender roles through games.
What’s the “Right” way to create a transgender character for a video game, and how do you make games more welcoming for transgender gamers? Our panel of transgender game designers and journalists will discuss and debate how Trans characters should be presented in games, and how the gaming industry and community can better address issues of inclusiveness.
Our first panel from PAX East 2012! Panelists are (Left to right):
Charles Battersby, Eric Patterson, Morgan McCormick, Rebecca Heineman, Jennell Jaquays, and Chris Avellone.