Gender is gaming has always been binary. You’d pick from a masculine male or a girly female with the muscles and frilly dresses you’d expect from both when viewed with a traditional mindset. It’s a tiresome stereotype and one that doesn’t belong in the 21st century where people are expressing themselves in more diverse ways than ever.
So, it’s wonderful to see Animal Crossing: New Horizons reflect our changing society with its excellent character creator. Boys can wear dresses. Girls can wear suits. You’re not a gender, you’re an experience, and Nintendo is keen to let every player know that from the game’s opening moments.
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