Taking a look at the changes to Claire and Ada Wong, who have been stripped back from their revealing outfits of the original.
“Right now, we’re smack bang in an era where the sexualisation of women is being toned down. We’re seeing it across the board. In the latest game in the Dead or Alive series, for example, female character sexualisation has been adapted for more stylish designs. We’re seeing stronger female lead characters breakthrough like Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn and female characters are becoming better known for their actions and personality rather than their sexuality.” I seriously find it appalling that so many people can’t find a female character that’s both beautiful and very appealing. It’s not like you can’t have one without the other. There’s plenty of male characters who are sexualized yet still compelling, but god forbid it happen to a female character.
yup, don't buy on launch day for games that SJW their games, I'm not buying DOA for now until they show what their final plan is for the game.
This is Resident evil. Why would these women or anyone in general be running around in spiked high heels and miniskirts to begin with during a zombie outbreak? The original had a very Japanese flair to the design and while cool, not very realistic. This really doesn't have anything to do with SJW agenda.
T2X Yeah, but SJWs will spin it to make it sound like it does. If not for that, no one would look twice about the design changes. They do more harm to their cause than they do good. This is what annoys people and fuels these stupid debates. It is a vicious cycle.
@T2X "This is Resident evil. Why would these women or anyone in general be running around in spiked high heels and miniskirts to begin with during a zombie outbreak?" BECAUSE this is Resident Evil. You can't take the Japanese flair out of Resident Evil and still have Resident Evil.
@T2X This is exactly my way of thinking. The original RE2 was made under the 90's definition of cool, while the RE2Make is made with modern sensibilities. Ada having a trenchcoat and more sensible dress makes perfect sense, especially since Ada vountarily jumps into the zombie outbreak as part of her mission to secure the G-Virus. A heavy trenchcoat is much more capable of withstanding a zombie bite than a cocktail dress.
@DVAcme It's a GAME about ZOMBIES...it can literally do whatever it wants to do with it's FICTIONAL SUBJECT MATTER. How about since we're going after "sensibilities" we remove the zombies since they AREN'T REAL. Jesus Christ...this is what's wrong with this mentality.
I think he or she did not watch the latest dante trailer for Devil May Cry V showing triss and lady, i do not think sexualization is toned down, it is very likely that you will have sexy unlockable in this resident evil as well.
And there is nothing wrong with that.
I see that these guys haven't seen Ivy in SoulCalibur 6. Sweet Jesus. https://youtu.be/aNi1jjtFda...
Soul caliber staying true to their design while doa/team ninja is not.
I actually found Aloy kind of hot, although her hair was a bit much. But I do have a thing for redheads. That being said, I find intellect sexy by itself, but women can be sexy and intelligent. Openly portraying "sexy" is the choice of the individual, and has nothing to do with their intellectual prowess. As far as this game goes, i think the redesigns are more because they want to make it a more realistic and grittier look. It fits the art style more. Granted, maybe I'll be proven wrong if they throw in something stupid like a cute hybrid pig animal. In the end though, I'm more annoyed by the media acting like the new character design isn't sexy just because she's covered up more. Seems they are the one's placing expectations on what is considered sexy, because when I look at Ada Wong here, I'd say she's attractive enough, and without more than that to go on, it's hard to say how she'll be portrayed otherwise. But in the reveal trailer for this game, it seemed that it would just be sexy all around. not just individuals, but in presentation. Kind of like how the matrix had some butt ugly characters, but the way it was presented was sexy.
"Love it or hate it: the days of having over-sexualised costume designs of videogame heroines is over." Wow the game isn't even released yet and you are making these assumptions based from a trailer and some early gameplay videos. If you used your noggin think back at the original Claire outfit in Revelations 2. Then think about the quirky stuff they had as unlockables/DLC. This is Capcom and there will be alternate outfits. You can be sure of that.
Also rather funny they'd assume that based on one game. I'm sure P*, Kojima, any number of JPRG devs, likely any Bethesda RPG game(although they'll look like a horse also), every single MMORPG, etc, will have plenty of tantalizing outfits going forward.
Ada Wong better cover those ankles. The American left wants designer hijabs. Gucci ankle covers.
Don't forget about the evangelical right soccer moms who freaks out over a little bit of exposed skin.
don't think you've been to a soccer game recently lol.
Problem with that is most of your crotch blood-smeared feminist extremists are on the left. Bewbies in a video game? No. No bewbies at all unless we're marching topless to protest bewbies in our video games that we don't play.
I miss the old Christian Right. At least they did it the right way and got blown out in court. Disbarred in many cases. Unlike the culture based backdoor bandits who get things banned or shamed through twitter movements.
Resident Evil 2: The Burqa Edition
I'm fine with their redesign. It's not a big deal.
What is inappropriate about MrsNezbitts comment?
Eejits being eejits. You'd have to be a real snowflake to get offended by that comment.
New clothes are so much better than the original ones and much more fitting with the game tone. Happy with this.
Implying any of this shit is realistic. If you want your "realism", you shouldn't be playing fucking games.
Someone is a little touchy. Some games you do want realism. RE 2? Nah not one of those games
"Fitting in the game context" is totally different than "realistic".
"Love it or hate it: the days of having over-sexualised costume designs of videogame heroines is over." Still, could be worse, they could look like Cosmopolitan cover models promoting obese body positivity. Anyway, they still look sexy to me besides maybe its just an outfit Ada is wearing at that point in the game just so that she can rip off the cloak with it obstructing the camera view and then giving us that great reveal of a short sexy dress, you know, anime style.
SJW's win again...
For Fxxx Sake ... ITS NOT ABOUT WHAT CHARACTER WEAR .. ITS ABOUT HOW THE DAMN CHARACTERS SUPPOSED TO LOOK LIKE A VIDEOGAME CHARACTER NOT REAL LIFE SIMULATION Things getting worse and worse and worse and worse .. now we have people defending stuff like that .. we are fxxxed
Oh no! A character should outfit fitting her undercover spy like role instead of some over sexed unpractical outfit nobody would wear in the zombie apocalypse. What ever shall the weebs do now? Better cry about SJWs and other bs.
She should be wearing a full mask so they don't even know she's a woman
I can get on board with that idea. This should be the new standard in all video games for male and female characters, they should also be dressed in potato bags. That way it can be all about character! Yesssssss! Original.
Why do people keep talking about zombie apocalyptic wear like there's a special place in one's wardrobe? "Smash here in case of viral outbreak". Yeh I have one of those. I assume people just wear what they have on at the time. It's not a conscious effort to deliberately break out the sexy to scare the zombies away. Ada Wong in particular is an undercover operative. So now she is more undercover in the literal sense with that coat. I am pretty sure that's an in-joke and as people are pointing out, she will probably reveal something during the story underneath the trench coat. But PSU just want to spew nonsense before they have completed the game instead or doing proper research which would counter the point they are trying to make here. Yes, some games are changing aspects of character design, but there is not a complete paradigm shift like they are purporting here. If the latest Tomb Raider game can put cleavage back in, then there is some hope.
Her "undercover" costume is only missing a newspaper held in front of her face. No one would suspect a thing.
Are you seriously trying to put realism and make serious shit about a Resident Evil game? The only dumbass here is you. Seriously, fuck off the nearest peer.
Haha nah fuck you pos
Lmfao you mad there neckbeard? Fuck off the nearest friend? Go back to school, goof. Worst part about this series is 5 & 6 because it was stupid and unrealistic. Thankfully Capcom got smart with 7 and RE2 remake is back to believable horror.
As I recall there were still people working on a cure, or researching the virus rather, or being all evil through umbrella corp who did indeed wear normal clothes, and lived relatively normal for the time lives. The zombie apocalypse wasn't really shown as an epidemic on a global scale like most zombie flicks are until later in the stories. Wasn't it even being covered up in the first game, as it was isolated around the Umbrealla Corp. headquarters and Racoon City. As I recall, Ada Wong herself was a spy infiltrating Umbrella Corps virus research branch(can't remember what section that was), and as such, her wearing a sexy outfit to try and gain entry since she would be seen as less of a threat seems more plausible than her wearing shades and a spy vs. spy trench coat. The place she was trying to infiltrate was made up of researchers and business men, not military types. Now...if we want to talk impractical...lets talk about wearing those shades in a dark room.
Ada Wong should look like Ada Wong, not a Humphrey Bogart cosplayer.
Lmfaoo the angry weebs do not disappoint. So afraid of change. It’s ok to go outside every now and again, bums.
Is that what you call an argument? You need to take that trite ass 'afraid of change' ad hom to the nursing home where it belongs. If Ada Wong is a spy, the last thing she needs to do is dress like one. Especially not one from the 1940s. Seriously dude, she looks like she's on her way to a costume party. Its goofy as hell.
Here's my issue, it was never a problem before. The fact that they are consciously making women less attractive is a bit of a turn off. Games can still have "sexy" in them and still be taken serious. She doesn't need to run around in a thong or anything but stylized sexiness is fine in my book. Ada has kind of an old lady face... who knows maybe she'll be hotter with the shades off? I don't know, but the game looks freaking awesome regardless. I'm just saying we don't need to erase attractive characters or titilation just because people are now offended over hotness. Awesome world I'm living in, lemme tell ya'...
People can try to erase hotness all they want. In the real world though, it's still the hot people that get most of the attention. While that's not necesarilly a good thing, it just goes to show that the impact that these people have is really just constrained in the media, and while there are instances of SJW pandering in said media outlets, there are still plenty of people in the media who understand that sex sells. Sure, they can throw in a black or gay person, or change someone's gender for no real reason, but to be sure, they're usually still going to usually be played by someone attractive, if not downright hot.
Lol ADA looks like Edna Moda from the incredibles.
They look great. Everyone looks good. Why cant we just focus on how awesome this game is looking.
You think ADA is bad, look what they did to Trish. https://imgur.com/xwPjEUd
In my opinion there was nothing cooler than seeing Ada kick the shit out of zombies and do it in heels. That was badass and i respected it. I didnt drop my controller all the sudden and start beating my meat... This argument about sexualization is so dumb.
In her original outfit she did not wear heels and wore pants, tho.
Exactly. She was a high class snobby bitch and she did that just because she could. It wasn’t an insult to women. People complain about no strong female characters and then cry because there is a slit in her dress lmao. You can’t please these people, I don’t even know why anyone tries.
Guess you can always fall back on 2B. Get a nice short skirt to go along with it.
Maybe Ada wears a coat because it’s during January when it’s you know cold? Then again it’s probably because she was working for umbrella and can’t have people seeing her face and since she doesn’t really know Leon yet she still has to keep her appearance vague
no matter, the modder will fix this garbage like they have to all the time because developers have had there ball sacks cut off
I don't like it when they make a character less attractive. I don't mind when they make an update to clothing that makes perfect sense. Clair looks great here.
I agree. The characters look very appealing.
I don't know if I'd say she's less attractive. I just don't think her look(physical not clothing) didn't translate well into the modern graphics age. Whether this was by design, or just the current tech not doing so well on what she normally looks like is hard to say. Her original character model looked a lot younger, so maybe this is just an effect of making her look more age appropriate. Her clothes though seem a bit much, but since it's a snippet of a larger game, it's really hard to judge if its because of SJW pandering, or because they felt it fit with the scene better. Given that the game still seems to center around a sexy kind of presentation, I'd say its probably more about it being more fitting to the scene than trying to de-objectify her. I want to reiterate that I don't have a problem with the clothing itself, rather that the character modeling on the face seems like it lost a lot from the original character model which seemed to express more about her than what I see in the current screen shots being offered.
Thanks a lot today's world ... i can't wait until this ''era where the sexualisation of women is being toned down'' bullshit passes by and fades away so we can have our classic beautiful hot awesome RE ladies back ! and in general a comeback of hot ladies in games kicking ass and being goddesses.
Since when is a woman covered in someone else's blood anything but sexy?
This is awful. You know...there are real sexy as all hell women, with huge boobs , that can be "badass" in life... I just dont get why it cant be both? To these developers/sjw , bigger than average boobs= whore/sex object....why?
Sexy always has a place anywhere. It’s a large part on how we’ve survived as a species.
True. But what's considered sexy has changed throughout the years. Granted, the naked female form, or ripped male form, has always been a pretty common staple throughout history. Exposure of one's skin hinting at things unseen and taboo is more about being tantalizing than anything else. Nothing wrong with it if its what the woman is going for for whatever reason, and they shouldn't be shamed for it.
Oh there’s a place. My place!
It never had, sweetheart! My God these SJW asshats! smh.
I honestly though Claire looked okay but Ada holy crap what they did do to her?
Dumb. Ada Wong's fashion sense is what made her mysterious to me. Shows her, "I don't give a damn and I'll look sexy while doing it!". Boohoo SJW's. Also, I love this trend of "Lets make our female characters with round plump faces so they'll be less attractive!"...I'm sure all the ladies your alienating that have similar faces appreciate the sentiment. Claire looking like she does in this game is, quite frankly, retarded. I didn't see them change Leon to look much different. But Claire? GOD FORBID SHE BE THIN AND PRETTY! What is happening to this world...
This is why Morrigan will always remain a beloved icon. She’s not ashamed of her overt sexuality and no media outlets are going to stop her from being herself