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Submitted by nassour 683d ago | opinion piece

Is there a Home for Porn in Video Game Consoles?

What would happen if our all-powerful media machines decided to push the envelope and include pornographic material to the list of consumable entertainment? What if porn, the money making juggernaut, were to make its way onto our current generation machines? What if I told you it already has? (Culture, Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony)

MadMen  +   682d ago
Yes, there is in Art, Movies, and with the popularity of games (media) it will have to co exist.

Thats Life
Temporary  +   682d ago
PS3 browser has been abused for porn since launch i'd wager.

At least mine has been from time to time :/
The Meerkat   682d ago | Immature | show
tallkidoPL  +   682d ago
yes and its called witcher :)
Blackdeath_663  +   682d ago
that is not porn because the sexual scenes are displayed in an artistic manner its just part of the story and how characters develop just like there are sex scenes in many films. people need to realise the difference between porn(explicit display of sexual activities) and sexual scenes/nudity displayed in an artistic or informative manner otherwise game developer will choose not to put such scenes in their games.
there is no room for porn in games however using games consoles as a medium to stream or sell porn that might be possible.
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bozebo  +   682d ago
It's not a money making juggernaut anymore, tube sites killed the industry.

Also, it's not the media machines that push the envelope in terms of content, it's developers/publishers (though Sony/MS/Nint like to mess with what they can put on their platforms - incase it might interfere with their own business interests, like a first party title that would be in direct competition with a 3rd party game; they will say to change the game or it won't be allowed to launch on their console - irrelevant rant)
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mamotte  +   682d ago
It already exists. In japan. Since looong ago.
cleft5  +   682d ago
There is, but it wont happen with mainstream consoles. Major corporations want to be all inclusive and that means appealing to families and under-aged children. This means that porn games will not be allowed on the major consoles.

For this reason and many more I feel there will be room for another console, one that is adult oriented. The content for that fourth console wouldn't be solely AO content, but it wouldn't exclude AO content like it is now excluded. As adults we should be able to enjoy whatever sort of AO entertainment we like, so long as it is not illegal. Everything has limits, but what is currently happening is just pure censorship.
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BioDio  +   682d ago
Hentai in japan is massive >_>
On topic, no, there is no room, the fem groups would be all over it like bees are into honey...
Remember the Amazon US + Rapelay fiasco some years ago? And the GTA hot cofee? It's dumb to reject this kind of stuff... are people afraid of tities and dicks? My god! We are humans, we like this crap!
_LarZen_  +   682d ago
Watching people having sex is bad.

Watching people kill is good.

It's a strange world we live in.....
aiBreeze  +   682d ago
Isn't that what Christianity was about all those years ago?
TheLyonKing  +   682d ago
Whereevrr my personal device has a browser I will have checked porn out on it.
MrWendell  +   682d ago
Wasn't it in an episode of 30 Rock where Tracy Morgan became obsessed with trying to create the worlds first decent porn video-game as 'this was what men had been waiting for'?
GreenRanger  +   682d ago
As long as children don't have easy access to it, i could care less.
vork77  +   682d ago
yes it called pc games
Bakkies  +   682d ago
Porn games are doing fine on my PC.
KrimsonKody  +   682d ago
I think if sexual content is going to be in a game, it either has to be;
Part of the story or to further empathize the nature of the game
Or be fun, funny & entertaining to play

Games like Conker, Leisure Suit Larry & Catherine pulled this off well.
However, I don't think "porn" should be part of gaming. I don't think games or consoles are appropriate mediums to get your sexual fix. For ex; games should'nt be a "Oow, I'm feeling myself, now I wanna play NutBusters the Game". The emotions involved with wanting to play a game & wanting to have sex is completely different sides of a coin. That's almost as bad as autoerotic exphyxiation, but again, it's only my opinion & everyone "gets" off differently.

An adult console, which only publishes adult rated material, is indeed possible, but what marketing does it have? Yes, theres adults out there who would love to have an adult console, & yes, porn is an massive industry, but I still don't see millions of these flying off the shelf. & 2/3rds of those sales could possibly be from underage kids illegally obtaining the console. Plus, There's just too many alternatives nowadays;
Devices
Computers
DVD/Bluray
Phones
Digital
Or even go old school with some "real" action.
Defeating the need for said adult console.
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gemugurl  +   682d ago
I totally agree with KK
Nefario6  +   682d ago
So far a slew of "Virtual" and "Digital" pornography has made it's way to the sleaze fest that is the Internet. I believe that the Video Game is too "Pure"of a media to yet be corrupted by "Hardcore" pornography. So far none have been as daring as the Witcher 2 and the mass effect series as a runner up. It was artistically presented as pointed earlier in this thread and solely to give a more physical and psychological dimension to our character all the while fleshing them out as a "real character" which in any case is well worth the price of admission. Porn has yet to achieve such acclaim.
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mananimal  +   681d ago
NO NO NO No NO NO Noooooooo!!!........clear enough?.
ChampOfChamps  +   681d ago
I agree with KK also. Sex should be done tastefully in games- it adds that extra 'something something' to games. However, with that being said, what Nefario pointed out is also very legitimate.

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