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Nintendo Flips the Gender Script with “Captain Toad”

“Captain Toad” breaks the sexist mold with the game’s two leads, Toadette and Toad, taking turns saving one another.

Nintendo is making amends for the millions of Mario players who grew up with the helpless-princess-in-a-tower-who-needs-saving trope. Their just-released “Captain Toad” Wii U game is breaking the sexist mold with the game’s two leads, Toadette and Toad, taking turns saving one another.

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