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Gamespot: Reality Check- Duke Nukem Forever Isn't Sexist

Gamespot: "Two weeks ago, Fox News alerted its readers to Duke Nukem Forever's "awfully sexist" treatment of women. Women's rights groups were consulted. Committees were assembled. Someone started a petition. The media began combing the history of video games for other examples of the medium's misrepresentation of women. Not surprisingly, plenty of examples were found.

It's no secret that the video game industry has long struggled with its portrayal of women. Games are often accused of being sexist or perpetrating stereotypes by celebrating male characters and depicting female characters in a limited way."

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Frak2622d ago ShowReplies(2)
mrsatan2622d ago

There is a damn woman on the team at 3dRealms. If you listen to the new podcast she is very passionate about the project. Duke is a creation of men and women.

palaeomerus2622d ago

Damned women! Always being on teams. SMH.

WhiteNoise2622d ago

People are insane.

Remember how RE5 was racist because there were african zombies...........in a game set in africa........................ ............................... ..................

I find that often the people crying racism/sexism are the ones who are racist/sexist themselves.

Linko642622d ago

We should start calling Rhianna sexist....she clearly treats the male parts as objects......:D

Tilian2622d ago

Has anybody read her argument? Her case for gender equality is hilariously lame.