After the amount of hype put behind this "already-pushing-it-with- development-length" game, further delays may as well just start making this game considered to be vaporware. It will not live up to any hype, guaranteed.
@Dee: Did you seriously just ask why "diversity" for its own sake is pointless? Do I actually need to explain something that basic to you? Ok. Well let's set aside the obvious ideological agenda pandering and politics of that problem and focus on tokenism then. Because that's what diversity for its own sake is. Adding *insert special interest group here* into a medium for no other reason than to have them there is lazy, an insult to the idea that a good character from said g...
@Dee (2): "I'd assume..."
But what would his personality be? Is it right to believe that Cassie or Drake Jr. simply have interchangeable personalities? If so then why bother with a child at all if they are just going to be the same person regardless of gender? This brings up a laziness argument that's to be saved for another day, but the point is that clearly making Drake have a daughter instead was, for the character designer, NOT a whim and meant to have...
@Dee: "That's what happens when you "pitch" ideas back and forth. Shit change. Its an issue because you want it to be an issue. You want it to seem like she punched him in the face and said "put woman in game or no buy!".
Except Pitch is only a word I used for simplicity. It's more like Druckmann told the designer what he wanted, and then she decided to insert an opinion. The correct way to respond to her question would have been "why?&...
@ShadowWolf: Nadine didn't kill anyone in the whole game. She had scripted wins in the game and despite her presence ND still fails in "inclusion" because besides Nadine there isn't a single female soldier in Shoreline. No women are killed in UC4, only scores of men.
Pseudo, checkbox inclusion to make Druckmann feel like a feminist and prevent the SJWs from complaining about massive violence against women. Even the fights against Nadine are unrealistically...
@Dee: Druckmann pitched Drake's son to the lead character designer, who is a woman. Said woman said "what if it was a girl?"
Now stop right there. There is more to the story but just focus on this part. Druckmann had a vision of a father son relationship. Why should that have been changed? That's the issue. Forced, shoehorned in, pointless diversity for its own sake. A checkbox to tick to appear "progressive."
Gamers first want...
Where did I disrespect someone's opinion in my comment?
Nadine Ross, some of the combat events, terrible climbing sequences, Nadine Ross, that final boss battle, Nadine Ross.
You need your prescription checked. You've gone blind.
I think you're beyond jaded if the first thing you think is "attention whore."
Never understood why people get so uppity about women using their body. It's no different than using anything else to get ahead in life. Plus, what's wrong with expressing fandom love?
Maybe I'm getting old because with each passing day I realize more and more that getting uppity about superficial things turns your hair grey faster.
What about the dude in the pic? Doing nothing for you?
No reason to ban Kalebninja. They are an extreme prude, viewing the world through custom made Anita Sarkeesian goggles (everything is sexist, everything is racist, everything is homophobic, and you have to point it all out), but that's not ban worthy. Besides, I'd lose out on some comedy if Kalebninja were banned. I mean, whining about this is so sad it's almost slightly amusing.
Neil is the one who introduced Anita as she received an Ambassadorial award for her "work" in making games better. You will never see Anita or Neil talk bad about each other and Neil is a known feminist.
@Ashlen: If it's just a video game, why is diversity needed then? Why is there a lack of diversity in killed women if reality doesn't matter? Seems like you're creating some red herrings here.
Diversity for its own sake will always be a bad idea because it will never have the passion put behind it that it requires to be any good. I'll take a Samus Aran or a Faith over a Nadine Ross any day. Hell, even what's her name from TLOU who led the Fireflies is a ...
@DarkXyde: Nadine inherited Shoreline from her father. That piece of information is an optional conversation between Nate and Elena. She didn't earn the right to lead Shoreline, her dad left it to her. Nadine is a token character, made to appear more badass than she actually should be, all for the sake of "diversity" and "inclusion."
Her entire army, which btw HAS to include more capable fighters than her and whom are ALL male (notice no female soldi...
Druckmann is a feminist and a friend of Anita Sarkeesian, but giving Nathan and Elena a daughter is not even worth talking about because it's a non-issue. The real problem is Nadine. They clearly were pandering with her character. Watch Gaming Sins' "Everything Wrong With Uncharted 4" video and he makes a good point.
Nathan went face to face with a trained fighter in prison, over 15 years of time he's fought a lot of people, he has a size advantage ove...
Wrote the blog before that article.
Incorrect. The scale is not subjective. How the number is explained may be subjective, but it is an objective fact that there is no such thing as a perfect game. All games with a 10/10 score still have problems and honest reviewers will mention those flaws, hence to claim a game is literally perfect is dishonest.
You are arguing semantics.
"I think the whole mess is just another example of gaming needing to grow up."
This isn't an issue of maturity. Fanboys and fangirls can espouse the merits of their games of choice receiving high scores all they want, it won't amount to anything if the sales aren't there. We've seen critically successful games tank in sales. The issue is the out-of-touch suits that create whole business models around review scores. These people are statisticians, m...
For once you and I agree on something.
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