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We work with consultancy and the gaming community to identify aspects of diversity and inclusion in video games. If you are a developer or have diversity and inclusion expertise and would like to add to (or correct) this data please email our editor.

Diversity and Inclusion Data

Here's a list of how many games have been set against each item. You can select each one to see the list of matching games:
Tag Games
Diversity and Inclusion: Identifying diverse and inclusive options for characters in video games, including player choices about identity and diversity representation of pre-made characters.
Gender and Sexuality:
Gender and Sexuality Choices: The gender and sexuality choices you can make for your character orientation and presentation in the game.
Choose Man/Boy or Woman/Girl: You can choose between either man/boy or woman/girl character.
Choose Any Gender: You can choose any gender (including trans and non-binary) or don’t have to make this distinction.
Unrestricted Gender Presentation: You can wear clothing and present your character’s gender in any way regardless of their gender.
Unrestricted Sexuality Orientation: You can form intimate relationships with other characters regardless of gender.
Gender Representation: The gender representation of the pre-defined characters you can play in the game.
Play As Gender Non-Conforming Character: The game’s protagonist is gender non-conforming (gender presentation does not match society’s expectation for their gender).
Play as Stereotype-Free Woman: The game's protagonist is a woman who doesn't conform to common gender stereotypes. Leading the narrative and not conforming to common objectification.
Play as Stereotype-Free Man: The game's protagonist is a man who doesn't conform to common gender stereotypes. Solving things by brute force, conforming to large muscle-bound body type.
Play as Non-binary Character: The game’s protagonist is non-binary (someone who does not identify as just masculine or just feminine at all times).
Play as Transgender Character: The game’s protagonist is transgender (someone who identifies with a gender other than the one assigned at birth).
Play as Character without stated Gender:: The game’s protagonist’s gender is ambiguous and not stated.
Play As Intersex Character: The game’s protagonist is intersex (someone who was born with physical or genetic markers that do not fit typical binary notions of masculine or feminine bodies.)
Sexual Orientation Representation: The sexual and romantic orientation of characters you can play in the game.
Play as Gay Character: The game’s protagonist is a man, masculine presenting person, or non-binary person who is gay (attracted to men, masculine-presenting people, or non-binary people).
Play as Lesbian Character: The game’s protagonist is a woman, feminine presenting person, or non-binary person who is a lesbian (attracted to women, feminine presenting people, or non-binary people).
Play as Bi Character: The game’s protagonist is bi (someone who is attracted to two or more genders, sometimes but not always all genders), pan, poly, or omni.
Play As Aspec Character: The game’s protagonist is on the aromantic or asexual spectrum, or the game allows the player to choose to be aspec (someone who experiences little to no sexual/romantic attraction to anyone: asexual, aromantic, graysexual, grayromantic, demisexual, demiromantic and other aspec identities).
Play as Queer Character: The game’s protagonist is queer (individuals who don’t feel other labels fit them).

Diversity and Inclusion by Game

Here’s a list of the diversity and inclusion we have documented in specific games:
Game Gender and Sexuality Total
Ancestree 1 1
Animal Crossing 2 2
Asterigos: Curse of the Stars 1 1
Astro Aqua Kitty 1 1
Brok the Investigator 1 1
Bury Me My Love 1 1
Captain Sabertooth and the Magic Diamond 1 1
Cassette Beasts 7 7
Chants of Sennaar 3 3
Chompy Chomp Chomp Party 1 1
Clumsy Rush 2 2
Coffee Talk 1 1
Death Squared 2 2
Desta: The Memories Between 3 3
Far Cry 6 2 2
Fire Emblem Engage 4 4
Furious Farm: Total Reap-Out 9 9
Goodbye Volcano High 3 3
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice 1 1
Henry Halfhead 1 1
Hogwarts Legacy 2 2
Horizon Zero Dawn 1 1
How To Say Goodbye 7 7
If Found 2 2
Innocence Island 1 1
Iron Crypticle 1 1
Lake of Creatures 1 1
Lawn Mowing Simulator 1 1
Lego Bricktales 3 3
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga 1 1
Lost in Random 1 1
Lucky Luna 1 1
Mail Time 2 2
Mass Effect 4 4
Membrane 2 2
Minecraft 2 2
Minecraft Legends 3 3
Monorail Stories 4 4
Never Alone 1 1
Olliefrog Toad Skater 2 2
Otxo 1 1
Outer Wilds 1 1
Papetura 1 1
Paradise Marsh 1 1
Pepper Grinder 1 1
Pico Park 1 1
Pokémon Scarlet & Pokémon Violet 4 4
Potionomics 3 3
Raptor Boyfriend: A High School Romance 1 1
Roadwarden 1 1
Rock Boshers 1 1
Rootown 2 2
Rubber Bandits 2 2
Sail Forth 2 2
Schrodinger's Cat Burglar 1 1
Selini 2 2
Signalis 2 2
Skies of Chaos 1 1
SpiderHeck 1 1
Star Stuff 1 1
Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova 2 2
Stuffo the Puzzle Bot 1 1
Subway Surfers 1 1
Syberia: The World Before 1 1
Tacoma 1 1
Tell Me Why 2 2
Temple Run 2 1 1
Ten Dates 1 1
The Knight Witch 1 1
The Longing 1 1
The Procession to Calvary 1 1
The Red Strings Club 2 2
Tinyfolks 3 3
VA-11 Hall-A 1 1
Vampire Survivors 1 1
Watch Dogs Legion 1 1
Wilderless 2 2
Wylde Flowers 4 4

Diversity and Inclusion Consultants

We have worked with consultants, experts and the diversity community to help inform and shape our approach to this data.
  • Susannah Cornwall Professor of Constructive Theologies at the University of Exeter - expertise in sex and gender diversity.
  • Nikki Valens Board Game Designer who provided cultural consulting on gender, sexuality.
Taming Gaming Book Written by parents for parents, the database complements the in-depth discussion about video game addiction, violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. We are an editorially independent, free resource without adverts that is supported by partnerships.

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