Even as video games add more nuanced and interesting female characters to their narratives, one sad fact cannot be undone: There are seriously fewer than 10 superstar female characters in classic video games. Ugh.
But they are extraordinary ladies nonetheless! In this edition of The Snap, we salute the classic women of video games. Above is the shortened version of The Snap; below, check out the full version.
Be sure to check out every damn episode of The Snap:
Ep. #35: A Salute to the Classic Women of Video Games
Ep. #34: Here's Why the '90s Sucked
Ep. #33: Why Anne Hathaway Rules
Ep. #32: The Sexiest Psychos in Movie History
Ep. #31: Why Horror Classics are Still Scary
Ep. #30: Everything You Don't Know About Taylor Swift
Ep. #29: 5 Unanswered Questions About 'Gone Girl'
Ep. #28: 19 Beautiful Things That Look Like Donald Trump
Ep. #27: 20 Reasons Fall is the Worst Season
Ep. #26: Everything Wrong with Urban Outfitters
Ep. #25: Joan Rivers' True Legacy
Ep. #24: Our Unanswered 'Saved by the Bell' Questions
Ep. #23: Beyonce's 20 Biggest Flaws
Ep. #22: Everything We Learned From Robin Williams Movies
Ep. #21: A Tribute to the One Woman in Every All-Male Ensemble
Ep. #20: Clueless at Comic-Con
Ep. #19: The Comic-Con Preview We Need
Ep. #18: We Review Every Celebrity Sex Tape
Ep. #17: The Biggest Movie Bombs of 2014
Ep. #16: 25 Reasons to Worship Tilda Swinton
Ep. #15: The Secrets of 'Transformers'
Ep. #14: What to Know About the 2014 World Cup
Ep. #13: The 10 Worst Types of Facebook Status
Ep. #12: Why Meryl Streep Needs to Join 'Star Wars'
Ep. #11: Everything You Don't Know About 'Maleficent'
Ep. #10: Good God, Memorial Day Movies are Terrible
Ep. #9: Why Reality TV Still Matters
Ep. #8: Let's Find George Clooney Some New Wives
Ep. #7: Where is Our Song of the Summer?
Ep. #6: Why It's Time to Love Lindsay Lohan
Ep. #5: Why Zac Efron is So Important
Ep. #4: Judging Superhero Movies by Their Posters
Ep. #3: Why Every Classic Movie Sucks
Ep. #2: Kim and Kanye Deserve 'Vogue.' But These Folks Didn't.
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