Breaking the Ice: NY Teen Pushes Video Game Giant to Create Female Players

A fed-up teen in Buffalo, NY decided to write the head of a video game giant.  Little did she know that her letter would break the ice for women everywhere interested in hockey and gaming.

FOX News Radio’s Chris Hoenig reports in this “FOX on Tech”:

EA Sports is debuting its first-ever female hockey player with the release of “NHL12.”

The character may look a little young, but there’s good reason.  14-year-old Lexi Peters wrote company President Peter Moore, complaining that her brother could create a character that looked like himself, but she couldn’t do the same.

Moore sent it on to the game’s lead producer, who got permission from the NFL to allow gamers to customize a female player.  Now, the game’s default woman is based on the Buffalo teen, who’s putting the puck in the net!

Chris Hoenig, FOX News Radio.