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Button Pushing Hate Speech: Why The Word Bitch Belongs in Arkham City

Since Batman: Arkham City was released last week, a question has been raised regarding the repeated use of the word "Bitch". The problem isn't the abuse of foul language, but the context: In the game the word is used almost exclusively as an expletive towards women. As Kirk Hamilton from Kotaku points out, it's pretty much always said in anger and in response to a woman... If the question is; "Is there sexism in Batman: Arkham City?" the answer is definitely yes. But Arkham City isn't a sexist game.

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