"Girls, meat, what’s the difference? There is none as far as IGN, and their 2010 Gamer Girl Gift Guide author Chris Carle are concerned."
Any moment we are gonna see kids saying but they should be in the kitchen making me a sandwich not playing video games lol stupid little kids.
Sandwiches taste better when prepared and served by a woman, preferably a hot one....fact. "IGN, misogynistic rapist-encouragers, forcing women to get their tits out or shut the fuck up since 1996. Allegedly." Rapist-encouragers?! ROFL...I gotta use that one. But on the real... alot of the journalists on IGN ARE misogynistic pricks.
"Sandwiches taste better when prepared and served by a woman, preferably a hot one....fact" Do your knuckles bleed when you walk? I personally don't give a $hit who makes/serves the sandwich as long as the service is polite and I'm getting value for money. Could not give a damn if the person serving is considered "hot" if it means I'm having to pay a premium for the product.
ROFL what do you know.
What, sexy women are being used to sell products? Well I never.
In other news, an unknown blog is bashing a well-known and respected website. And to do this, they use a picture off of 4chan. Oh, the irony.
lmao....everyone hating IGN after GT5. I won't say everyone, but I would say after Heavenly sword....maybe not. Anywa, everyone will love them again when Uncharted 3 gets 11/10 from ign lmao..
lol i enjoyed this read whilewaiting for LBP2 beta to finish DL, and agree with the author. It's not just gaming in general it's the whole world of media. The thing is, the frustration is coming from that. They do make a valid point about this whole "you own her". Thats how the media works, it's all about selling to them, even if it means doing stuff like this. This gives people a bad look. Even for Male gamers, when presented in the media they are usually over weight, nasty hair, and/or have glasses (though this is changing). Kind of find it funny it's coming from a dude, but then again this guy who wrote this http://nukezilla.com/author... how the F does he review games????
i just commented on that thread actually...the fact that they think people will care about the products when all the sex appeal is being thrown at them defeats the purpose of advertising the products and who says that girls will like these things...if you have a good girl by your side, you dont need a site to tell you what will make her happy...every guy should already know what makes his girl smile and if shes a gamer, then theres even more incentive to find something that will make her and YOU happy as well....win win situation
The site used to be called "Negative Gamer", and used a negative reviewing score :) IGN are large enough that if they actually respected women, they could make a noticeable difference.
That girl is HOT!!
I see what you did there...
Hate IGN with a passion.
Stupid as hell these IGN turds.
Does any1 know if the "run R2" shirt on the IGN site come in male sizes? I want it...
lol, here you go http://splitreason.amazonwe...
Danke Imma gonna buy the small so I look awkwardly ripped in it to other people. Gadoosh!(family guy reference)
All you disagreers are just jealous of mah sexy bod lol
Pretty much. IGN is scraping the bottom of the barrel as much as crap sites like Now Gamer. Which is pretty effing sad.
IGN is very popular on N4G. Look this one hit a 1000 degrees: http://n4g.com/news/662639/...
Just because people clicked on it doesn't make it right.
Just because people bitched about it doesn't make it wrong either.
Very clever. Never heard that one before.
A $799 dollar laptop as a gift? For a woman? Bah. You can get a stove for WAAAAY less than that. A laptop ain't gonna make me goulash. Just kidding, of course. Nobody makes my goulash but me, because if pasta is used instead of elbow macaroni, I run amok.
Macaroni is just a subset of pasta isn't it?
Oh great, a male feminist - they tend to be even more grating than the female variety. I must admit I'm finding it a bit hard to understand how anyone can get worked up over a web site showing a bunch of hot chicks in skimpy outfits - or how that's supposed to be misogynistic.
i completely agree. w/out the models, it seems like a nice list. but the models don't make the article mysogynistic at all. what is this, the 1960s? john kershaw is a fucking pansy if i ever saw one... how about let women speak for themselves, gallant knight. plus, have you ever picked up any magazine ever? they use models to show off their product. the more i think about, the more i'm convinced how much of a fucking asshole this guy is. it really makes me kinda mad. you're the ignorant one, you fucking asshole looking for hits. i hope nukezilla gets banned from n4g so i don't have to look at this waste-of-space-article ever again.
i mean seriously, only a virgin would fight battles for women that they can clearly fight for themselves. a lonely pathetic desperate even-too-afraid-to-jerk-off VIRGIN
what an asshole. quit trying to look cool by posing like a hippie and look at the real world.
Nice pigeon holing of the author so you can brush their opinion aside. You clearly don't quite understand the rampant and destructive sexism in this industry.
I think that tacky misogynists and annoyingly self righteous and ultra-sensitive yet militant feminists are both just different types of miserable idiots who make life suck for the rest of us when they bombard us with all their neurotic crap. I hope both groups go to war with each other and I hope they both find a way to lose.
Tards - pushing political correctness to stupid extremes since 2000. Pretty sure the girls enjoyed the $$$$ they made giving nerds hardons. Get over it.
The biggest problem with the piece isn't the pictures though. It's the 'One of these days I'm totally gonna talk to one of those without paying her' text next to them.
Jesus Christ, i hope this guy is just kidding.
Er...i couldn't even make sense of what the article was talking about....care to explain...anyone??
Basically the author doesnt like hot women. Its not even half as bad as i thought it would be. And we see this in regular ads all the time, so i dont know why its a problem now. Maybe hed prefer half naked geeks instead.
IGN is the root of all evil! lol
i think rapist encouragers is a bit heavy, typical blokes using a flimsy excuse to show loads of pictures of half naked women would be more accurate. hah, like most game site need an excuse, look how many articles on here have the pic on the front page of a pair of breasts, when nine times out of ten the article has nothing to do with breasts, and the tenth out of ten is usually an article about "sexy cosplayers" or "which game characters are sexier".
What did you expected ??? Did you really expected the virgin nerd game journalists from IGN to know anything about women at all ??? They don't even know about games, something they really should know, supposedly, let alone women then..... Those guys will die without seeing a real women naked their whole lives, get over it. The max they will reach is a legendary and solitary fappin' with a sexy cosplay gal pic. 5 against 1, if you know what I mean.
It's a rant! It's not meant to be a proper, researched and rational argument. Surely you didn't all miss that part? If you disagree, join in with the adult conversation instead of name-calling. The latter just makes you look as bad as the author.
I don't agree with IGN's list either, or their "geeking out" feature, but it's just an echo of what's been popular before, and they're a site trying to make money. You know as well as I do, fellow readers, that certain sites on N4G would get absolutely no exposure without ripping cosplay pictures off of Google Images and reposting them as an article. It's unfortunate that the readership makes these popular, but there it is, and where the hits are, so go the for-profit sites. It's also good to note that they've been up to this for a while. "Babes" had been a page at IGN for many, many years. It's good that people are voicing their opinions about this, but rants like this should get to the core of the argument, not just a one-article dent in the periphery.
"A Mario t-shirt is the “perfect gift for the plumber lover on your list.” You have a list of whores." -Um, pretty sure he means on your Christmas list, not any kind of whore list. "rapist-encouragers" ; -I was fine with the article until I read that. The fact that you make a completely unconnected and uncalled for reference to rape that is in no way, shape, or form portrayed in the article is insulting to anyone who knows someone that has actually been victimized by it. I totally hear you on the sexism thing. No doubt about it. But calling someone a rape encourager is jumping to a whole separate level and should absolutely not be a phrase that is thrown around lightly. Extremely disappointing. Show some class with your argument.
You wrote an article about big bad IGN! There's a reason they are the most popular gaming site on the planet. I may not agree with them 100% of the time, but for the love of god shut the fuck up about them. They aren't going anywhere. You don't like them, don't read the site.
They are popular, therefore no one may ever criticize anything they do. APE LAW!
what, do they have little signs that say 'Go! Rape! Go!' ?? While I can totally agree with IGN being pretty sexist, take a look at the target audience. It's like watching a commercial for a child's toy and being upset that the commercial is too childish. If you're upset because 'you're' the target audience, well...that's the state of gaming. As a female gamer, I agree that it sucks that women are objectified like this, but seeing as the vast majority of core gamers are men who like looking at attractive women, you really have to grin and bear it. Sure you'll always know that you're 'above' buying the t-shirt because a lady with a nice rack advertised it to you, and that's cool, but this kind of stuff will only get worse if this no longer sells as the industry pushes harder to reach the core demographic.
That's not rape encouragement. This is:
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