Duke Nukem... gun-toting hero or sexist beast?
Hope so, movies and music can do it, why can't games?
I hope so too. Back to the day when people just played a game and didn't try to make it a political issue. IT IS A GAME PEOPLE! If you don't like it, don't play it!
The "if you don't like it, don't do it"-attitude sadly hasn't much followers. Well it's probalby better this way.. if you look at extremists. Anyway .. when I read the first Resi5 related "Racism"-article, I was hoping this would be the last I would ever see... Sadly, it wasn't, at all... Just hope this one won't go the same way.
Fox news will have a field day with this game! I don't care though, it's just a bit of fun.
Really, it just a bit of fun? I don't think so. This game is really degrading to us women. Hopefully you wake up and see this.
Come ON! You simple CANNOT be offended by Duke. Noone can. I'm just wonderring why his hands are so awkwardly placed in that pic. Come on grab'em like a man williya!
There's nothing to "wake up and see", everyone who has ever played a Duke Nukem game knows what to expect, if you seriously have problems then simply avoid it. Also please don't use the term "us women" because I really don't appreciate you dragging me into your generalization. Not every female shares your opinion, I sure don't.
Funny, I'm a woman and don't feel the slightest bit degraded by Duke Nukem. He's about as offensive as fricking McBain from the Simpsons. It's all just a bit of tongue-in-cheek silly fun. I'd be more worried about, y'know, REAL womens issues, like women getting paid less than men in the workforce, or the fact that over 40% of homeless people are women who have escaped abusive households but have nowhere to go. Kinda puts it into perspective just how petty it is to bitch over a satirical game that features a bit of ass-slapping and over-the-top macho-ism, when there are women (and of course, men) who are living on the streets every night after suffering a life of genuine abuse and mistreatment.
I would give you 10 bubbles for that comment if I could.
@ Warprincess116 Find something better to do than be offended at small things. Mushroomwig and Pozzle said it well. The issues and injustices women face in an unfair REAL world, such as unfair compensation, abuse, violence, etc... are genuinely important, not so much the blatant silliness of a video game. The idea that any intelligent adult - the audience this title is aimed at - will suddenly become a sexist, anti-women pig simply from playing this game is ridiculous. Having been raised by a single, hard working mother - who would have laughed her ass off at how seriously you take a videogame, god rest her soul - I am glad to personally know that most women are far more reasonable than you.
... dumb women like you taking offense over non-issues like these just so you can stand on your soapbox and point fingers, are degrading to women.
Duke never degrades women he is ALWAYS on their side...if you actually play the game
Don't worry, the trailer showed dong too, for the ladies.
Its a game, relax. I'm not going to get in how hypocritical feminists are because that's another topic, but please, the game is not meant to be taken seriously, and it's unfortunate you don't understand that.
Funny coming from someone who's profile picture is from a movie that I would argue is one of the worst influences for girls out there... you know teaching a girl that its ok to take abuse from a guy because its his way of showing him he really loves her.
yeah pretty much what to expect from duke.
Problem with the modern world is everything has become PC, you can't joke about anything no more because some liberal pussy will report you for it. There is nothing sexist about Duke Nukem , people have just become giant pussies and can't handle anything that might offend them.
dont play the game if you feel sexually offended ~
What do you mean "past"?
No kidding. Almost every game today has a constant barrage of tits jiggling in your face.
Yup, and the world is better for it.
Yes and I hope there is more then what we are told, just to piss off these feminist morons.
I seriously hope the guy who wrote this article is living off food vouchers because he deserves to be. This article is the most unoriginal and pointless piece of cliche fuel thrown onto the great big 'where does duke nukem stand in the modern day era' fire I've ever seen. Setting aside the fact that its only ever women who are portrayed in an unrealistic fashion in games (I myself look like arnold schwarzenegger on steroids and frequently punch aliens to death all the time) articles like this make me wretch. We all know the ones... the articles that compare the latest cod on 360 to its pc and ps3 counter parts, the articles that have titles like "GAMES ARENT ART, OR ARE THEY!?", "Are games too long?", "are games too short?", "sex in video games, is it too much?", "has EA gone too far with DRM?" If we could harness the energy all these basement dwelling games 'journalists' spend on desperately covering ideas and debates that have been covered a THOUSAND GOD DAMNED TIMES ALREADY we could power Beijing for a fuckin' year. Seriously... this debate has been raging since duke nukem's first 3D outing which was fifteen years ago.
maybe a little bit unrespectfull to women... but surely there are waaaaay more disrespectfull things out there right?
Well, I hope the gaming industry doesn't let the libral's ruin the greatest form of entertainment today, like they have most television.
politics... really? edit: realized that this could be sarcasm...
I always took Duke Nukem's "sexist" antics as satire, which makes it difficult to feel offended on behalf of women. Things that are so blatantly over the top are obviously a joke, and I wonder how it can go over the heads of people who are offended by it. Nearly any media that predominantly caters to one gender is sexist in some way.
lol at warprincess xD
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