5 Reasons to Get More Girls Playing Minecraft
It's rare to see a little girl settle down in front of the television and play hours of video games. Normally we would be OK with this scenario, but given that less than 25 percent of women work in computer-related jobs, we have to wonder if our daughters' pastimes could be hindering their careers. Enter Minecraft ($20), a building-blocks video game that forces players to use both the creative and logical sides of their brains. While there are plenty of reasons why all children should play today's hottest game, we have five reasons why Minecraft is especially beneficial for girls.