Daily Life: "The act of paying homage can be a truly great form of artistic expression. It can also be used to excuse a whole manner of misbehaviour, particularly when it comes to the horror genre."
When horror movie tropes are used to make a horror game, based on the films that mulvey critiqued in the first place OMG! But untill Dawn has fun with those tropes, because you can completely upend them if you make the right choices. funny that!
/discussion yeah, pretty much it.
websites with garbage articles full of straw grabbing should be blacklisted on the spot on N4g.
You might find this strange but Until Dawn taught me a valuable moral lesson and made me assess my self moral standards as a human being. It taught me that no matter how bad some people may be their lives are still very important.
How dare every female character not be a shining paragon of perfection! Why, that's just downright misogyny there.
It's a clear indicator of our patriarchal society and...rape culture?
Too bad if it wasn't for the patriarchy, you wouldn't have much of a society.
You only need the title to know this is nonsense
Oh god,not this again.
Feminazis strikes again! Hold on to your seat gentlemen!!!
You forgot to say "ladies and" cuz they always HAVE to come first
weird...I thought that Until Dawn did a great job with their female characters. Every single one of them felt strong, and in their middle of a crisis, didn't freak the hell out. As the player, you could totally put them into a power position and kick ass. I understand this kind of debacle when it comes to a character like Quiet from Metal Gear, or DOA, but really, Until Dawn is what is wrong with the industry's view on women? really?
Sorry, no one cares. Stop crying over how other artists decide to tell their stories. Don't like it, then don't play it or go create your own. As gamer's, we're gonna keep on playing and enjoying these stories. You'll never win feminazis. EVER.
These feminazis seem to forget some women are actually like this. It's like they forget that women aren't all super heroes in turtle necks
Here we go again, surprised this isn't an article from polygon.
Sorry but every character in the game, male and female was some form of a horror movie cliche.
Pretty sure it did. Jock - Matt Jerk - Mike Nerd - Chris Slut - Jess B*tch - Emily Good Girl - Sam Geek Chick - Ashely Troubled Youth - Josh Do you have another opinion?
How is Ashley a geek chick? Lol And yes I was wrong.
Really? What else would she be? She was timid, scared and pretty much not the object of obsession unlike Sam, Ashley and Jess. What would you classify her as?
I just don't see her as a geek chick. Hannah is more likely.
Well yea...but I mean...without giving too much away Hannah has...matured..
Don't understand the disagreements. The characters were cliches. The entire game was and it was done on purpose. They still managed to make the characters interesting.
Yea, I don't know why either. I would like to actually know why people are disagreeing. I agree, I was invested in every character and tried hard keep them all alive.
sorry, but the whole game is filled with horror movie tropes, not just the female characters....
All the female characters in this game are great....except Emily....Emily is stupid and can go away.
I like that she's stupid. There's plenty of people like her in real life. Made the experience so much more fun having someone to hate.
Good thing that you can make her ¨Go Away¨.
Step 1: Insert female character into video game Step 2: Give depth and relevance so she is integral to the plot Step 3: Have articles whine about her role, how she's taken advantage of, how the game is horrible for doing what it did.
This article: When social justice warrior brings up crap no one cares about. Please keep your politcial agenda out of my gaming new thanks.
I find this article shallow and pedantic.
Another super PC author gonna change/save gaming smh. WTF & NO!
It's telling that there isn't the ability to even comment on this sorry excuse for an article.
That was the point of Until Dawn though
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