Girl Gaming

A traditionally male-only pastime is getting more attention from the opposite sex
Implications - Though gaming is often assumed to be a male-only activity, a subculture of gamer girls is swiftly growing, seeking products that will satisfy both their femininity and geekiness. Hybrid products that craftily combine these two arenas will appeal to those gamer girls who love being girly—they enjoy shopping, makeup and being pampered—but can’t get enough of their consoles.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 115,172 Total Clicks Nov 10 - Mar 11
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Video Game Nail Varnishes - These Super Mario Bros. Manicures Make Gaming Awkward
SCORE: 6.6
Viral 75,525 Clicks Pub: Jan 31, 11
Video Game Nail Varnishes
These Super Mario Bros. Manicures Make Gaming Awkward
I don't know many video gaming enthusiasts with a soft spot for fake nails, yet behold this collection of Super Mario Bros. manicures! There are many more where these came from, but the thing that puzzles… [More]
Pixelated Gamer Jewelry - Geek Out Wearing These Year Retro Accessories
SCORE: 5.5
Warm 14,171 Clicks Pub: Feb 1, 11
Pixelated Gamer Jewelry
Geek Out Wearing These Year Retro Accessories
These Year Retro jewelry pieces are perfect for girls with a nerdy side and guys who love accessories as much as their female counterparts. London-based jewelry brand Year Retro has released a series… [More]
Pop Culture Pasties - An Online Shop Offers a Line of Pac Man Pasties to Cover Up Your Goods
SCORE: 3.4
Mild 3,908 Clicks Pub: Mar 25, 11
Pop Culture Pasties
An Online Shop Offers a Line of Pac Man Pasties to Cover Up Your Goods
A shop on Etsy called PrettyinPasties has developed a unique line of Pac Man Pasties that may just attract those old school gamer girls. The Pac Man Pasties feature iconic characters such as Mr. Smiley,… [More]
Explosive Gamer Plushies - The Bob-Omb is a Handmade Crocheted Creation
SCORE: 4.6
Mild 7,740 Clicks Pub: Feb 26, 11
Explosive Gamer Plushies
The Bob-Omb is a Handmade Crocheted Creation
The Bob-Omb plush toy is a cute crocheted figure that takes its appearance after the Super Mario creatures of the same name. This stuffed gamer critter is a perfect present for the Nintendo fan. This… [More]
Girlie Gamer Accessories - Etsy Retailer and Gamer UseYourDigits Make Geeky Jewelry
SCORE: 1.7
Mild 11,083 Clicks Pub: Nov 5, 10
Girlie Gamer Accessories
Etsy Retailer and Gamer UseYourDigits Make Geeky Jewelry
Self-professed geek and gamer, UseYourDigits has released a collection of laser-cut plastic or felt console and controller accessories. From ornaments to bracelets, as long as you’re a gamer,... [More]
Girly Gamer Gadgets - The Evil Controllers Pink Camo Controller Recognizes the Ladies
SCORE: 2.3
Mild 2,745 Clicks Pub: Jan 29, 11
Girly Gamer Gadgets
The Evil Controllers Pink Camo Controller Recognizes the Ladies
The Evil Controllers Pink Camo Controller will roll out as part of a celebration for lady gamers. The company has dubbed February ‘Girl Gaming Month’ to recognize an underappreciated gaming demographic.… [More]