Women In Video Games – More Than Sex Objects?

Video game history has seen many female characters become as popular as their male counterparts. We’ve got Samus Aran and Lara Croft to name a few. But one of these characters were exploited for their sensual auras. When the first Tomb Raider was released, boys were clamoring for pictures of the pixelated sex object, and there were even rumors of a hack that could allow you to play Lara completely in the nude. Yikes.

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rabidpancakeburglar3171d ago

Absolutely, in certain games they can also be used as target practice

Boon Tarkas3171d ago

I actually laughed out loud. I shouldn't have but I did.

SolidStoner3171d ago (Edited 3171d ago )

i think they are "sex objects" both, real and video game worlds...

no offence, but that IS the truth! :)

Gen0ne3171d ago

While I'm not gonna say it is THE truth, there most certainly is some truth to that statement.

Eamon3171d ago

Misogynists or trolls.

I can't tell!

warrior99883171d ago

shouldnt they be in the kitchen ......... lol

FishCake9T43171d ago

And out of the arena. I have no idea why women are in fighting games because IRL they would get fucked up e.g. Talim vs Rock or Sonya Blade vs Jax.

Joe29113171d ago

There is no wonder some people on this site, need their fix of woman thru a video game, with some of the comments posted above.

Kee3171d ago

No woman I've seen in a video game has been 'ugly'.

warrior99883171d ago

have you seen the broodmother in dragon age lol

CoLD FiRE3171d ago

Or Madison Paige from Heavy Rain.

Kee3171d ago

Shit... you forget about shit like that.... Okay, no playable character?

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