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The Evening Post: Why Do “Girl Games” Matter

Geek Alabama Evening Post

Tonight, I am presenting the latest episode from the PBS Game/Show YouTube channel!  Many of us have a special place in our hearts for games from the late ’80s and early ’90s. This era brought us classics like Tetris, Super Mario Bros, and The Legend of Zelda. But perhaps the biggest thing to happen in this time concerned a very different type of game. For the first time, developers decided to explicitly market to girls. This was known as the Pink Games boom. But where did Pink Games come from? And how did they impact the world of games for the better?  Enjoy!