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    Microsoft Mulls Xbox 360 Price Cut

    In addition to mulling an Xbox 360 price drop, Microsoft executives made it clear that they plan to take steps to emulate Nintendo's success in attracting a broader consumer base. A key component of that strategy is manufacturing and marketing games that appeal to women, who typically make up a smaller percentage of hardcore gamers.
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    Re: Microsoft Mulls Xbox 360 Price Cut

    Out of curiosity, what sort of games appeal to women?

    Furthermore....wouldn't that smaller percentage of hardcore gaming women be playing the hardcore games anyways?

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    Re: Microsoft Mulls Xbox 360 Price Cut

    Quote Originally Posted by Twist_of_Fate View Post
    Out of curiosity, what sort of games appeal to women?

    Furthermore....wouldn't that smaller percentage of hardcore gaming women be playing the hardcore games anyways?
    Puzzle games.. games people can get into quicker..

    My wife plays the crap out of lots of games on her computer.. but wouldn't go anywhere near most console games.

    She used to get a kick out of MarioKart and SuperMario64 as well.

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    Re: Microsoft Mulls Xbox 360 Price Cut

    360 price drop didnt hear that but i did hear that the psp had 1



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    Re: Microsoft Mulls Xbox 360 Price Cut

    You know what kind of games appeal to girl gamers?

    Good games!


    Sony was about to say something like that but remembered Final Fantasy.
    Nintendo was about to say something like that but remembered Freaking Mario
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