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Great PC Games for Women

January 13, 2013 by Meryll divider image

Most of the times, PC gaming is associated with typical PC games for men; war games, endless fights, machine guns, extraordinary powers of extraordinary beings and other games that are of seemingly war freak nature. This gives a lot of people the idea that gaming laptops are just for men. But the truth is that, women also play PC games and a lot of them also get addicted to it. Women are also make use of gaming laptops. However, their preferred games are most of quite different nature as those games preferred by men.

Instead of playing those games that are of war-freak nature, women play games that are goal oriented, fun, simple and can be played by the entire family. Here are some great PC games that are being played by a lot of women all over the world:


This game is one of the most widely played and longest-running PC games in the world these days. The game has excellent graphics and story. It can be played by a single player in which the player acts as a mayor who has to build a city from scratch with an allotted budget. It can also be a multiplayer game in which players can each have a city to compete with or make business with in order to develop their own.

SimCity is a more intellectual PC game and lesser chaotic as well. Instead of creating a war-freak mood on every player, it helps develop creativity and passion for creating a better society. Players do not just deal with the competition between cities but they also deal with infrastructure, employment, global market, etc.

Another reason that SimCity is a great PC game to play for most women is that its minimum system requirements are very easy to comply with:

  • CPU: at least AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4000/ at least Intel Core 2 Duo Processor at 2.0GHz
  • OS: Windows XP/ Windows Vista/ Windows 7
  • RAM: 2GB
  • GPU: at least ATI X1800/ at least NVIDIA 7800/ at least Intel 4100 Integrated Graphics
  • DVD-ROM: at least 8x

Go-Go Gourmet

            Most women have innate love for cooking. Some may not have been loved by cooking in return, but would still want to give it a try. A lot of them try cooking on a PC game more popularly known as Go-Go Gourmet.

This game allows frustrated chefs to be a master chef to their own restaurant. They find ingredients, create different recipes and they are able to feed their hungry customers. They are also able to earn restaurant upgrades and other points that would make them feel they are indeed great chefs.

There are currently several PC games that are actually imitations of Go-Go Gourmet. This proves that it is indeed very much in demand to women and other PC gamers who have passion for cooking.

            The minimum PC requirements for this game are also very easy to comply with:

  • Support for at least DirectX 8.0
  • CPU at 1.0 GHz
  • OS should be Windows XP or Vista
  • RAM: at least 256 MB

Mortal Kombat

            It is true that more women prefer less chaotic PC games. However, it is inevitable that they also look for it from time to time. One of the best fighting PC games that women can play these days is the Mortal Kombat.

Just like any other fighting game, it allows a PC gamer to choose a character from a list of reputable fighters. She will then be able to fight the CPU fighter through different fighting skills; kicking, punching, blocking and other mixed martial arts skills. The gamer can also make use of weapons.

What most women probably love so much about this game is that it is very easy to play. Gamers can just make use of the dedicated shortcut keys and arrows, hit them even without necessarily memorizing what they are for and realize they have won the game.

The minimum system requirements for Mortal Kombat are also very easy to comply with:

  • OS: Windows Vista (32/64 bit)
  • CPU: Single Core Processor at 2.0 GHz or better
  • RAM: 1GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA 6200 or better (support for at least DirectX 9.0


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