Despite criticism from activists, games still include few female characters -- and those that do appear wear tight, revealing clothes.
Plenty of gamers, women included, aren't troubled by such depictions. Stephanie Wright, a restaurant manager and actress hired to wear a tight-fitting, midriff-baring top and skirt to dress as Blood Moon Lotus from the game "King of Wushu" at E3, finds joy in her side job.
What does she say to critics who want women at conventions to be more covered up? "I would tell them to lighten up," Wright said. "I'm having fun."