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Submitted by maximaz 647d ago | opinion piece

Is Dead or Alive Sexist? Or Is It Actually Me?

KingHorseFondler69 featured on AlienLion.com:

"Like many people, I spent the final nights before International Mayan Apocalypse Day, studying footage of the Dead or Alive girls on YouTube. And as I carefully analyzed said footage, a thought came to mind and wouldn’t go away; it was: “I’m not sure what it is, but I just can’t help but feel that there’s something sexist about these games.”

At the end of 2012, I wasn’t exactly an expert on this subject, sexism. But now, in 2013, after many nights of studying YouTube commentary, I am definitely an expert. And I have concluded that the Dead or Alive series is indeed as sexist as (must think of brilliant simile!) your mom.

Now, before you complain about my amazing conclusion, please keep reading, because I managed to secure an imaginary interview with Tecmo’s Lead Attorney of Legal Stuff, Mr. Bukkake Sushimi Pikachu; you see, I wanted to give his corporation a chance to not actually defend itself..." (Culture, Dead or alive, Dead or Alive Xtreme 2, Industry)

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onyoursistersback  +   647d ago
That image!!!! ^_^
(I'm an ass man)
GreenRanger  +   647d ago
An ass man, eh?
Get a load of the cheeks on this one.

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onyoursistersback  +   647d ago
That reminded me of the donkey show in Tijuana.
Lol....
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Bimkoblerutso  +   647d ago
....kinda reminded me of James Carville's face, to be honest...

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ctorretta  +   646d ago
Aahahaha, what has been seen can never been unseen.
spicelicka  +   646d ago
lmaooooo
Heavenly King  +   647d ago
nice pic :3
poo342947294792  +   647d ago
virtual booty ohhhhh ya pass the wd-40 lol
ExCest  +   647d ago
I can't even imagine why you'd need some WD40... I don't... I just don't
MmaFan-Qc  +   647d ago
wut?
Perjoss  +   646d ago
Damn, you're on some next level shiz, lotion? pah!
Timesplitter14  +   647d ago
Showing the human body is not sexist. Stop living in the stone age, people.
NegativeCreep427  +   647d ago
Go tell that to all the fat and fugly feminists...
whom deep down only bitch and complain about these things because they never in their entire lives could get attention from men like attractive women do.
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Perjoss  +   646d ago
Ever notice how (mostly) people that get offended by sexy naked ladies are fully clothed not so sexy ladies?

@ NegativeCreep427
didn't see your comment, heh, you beat me to it.
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Inception  +   647d ago
WTF with this sexism articles? They showed up like zombies!
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Elwenil  +   647d ago
Can we really take an article on sexism seriously from someone named "KingHorseFondler69" ?
showtimefolks  +   647d ago
no its not its just a game enjoy it
2pacalypsenow  +   647d ago
why when games make men all muscular and fake people dont say thats sexist??
poo342947294792  +   647d ago
Robocop can oil me down anyday
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computeSci  +   647d ago
That booty could have used some more polygons. Doesn't quite look right.
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-Gespenst-  +   647d ago
Sexism: 1. Attitudes or behavior based on traditional stereotypes of sexual roles. / 2. Discrimination or devaluation based on a person's sex, as in restricted job opportunities; especially, such discrimination directed against women.

It's the first sense that should be brought to bear on this, not the second.

The games ARE sexist in how they perpetuate and / or contribute to often impossible and shallow ideas of femininity. Tecmo should have more integrity than to fulfill the juvenile requests of gamers looking for T&A.

Roles of gender and sexuality are culturally learned and attractiveness is subjective. The DoA games would wrongfully claim otherwise.
shadowraiden  +   647d ago
have you seen the Japanese AV models that these characters are clearly modeled after, there identical with how their bodies look so clearly its not impossible look.

so the extremely buff men in every video game with a male protagonist is now extremely sexist since like 0.00001% of the world is even going to be close to that kind of body shape.

the girls in DoA are there for Eye candy just the same with the men how many films do you notice where they always have attractive male and females its because people prefer to look at attractive actors and its the same with games.
XeNoStRatoS  +   637d ago
A lovely read! Love irony and to make fun of an overdriven opinion if it comes up to sexism... Product has to sell, nearly everyone but some likes it, whats the big deal?

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