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Duke Nukem Forever Interview

Gearbox's Pitchford On Gaming's Grown-Up World on Gamasutra converses with Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford about Duke Nukem Forever, and why he feels there isn't "a line" games shouldn't cross. "Is there a line [to cross]? If our medium is art, how could there be a line?" he posits. "How could we allow there to be a line, and who gets to decide what the line is? That's a very slippery slope -- there should not be a line."

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39. Re: Duke Nukem Forever Interview Apr 25, 2011, 18:28 Beamer
 
No, Prez, we're pretty much exactly in the same place, the only difference really is that I think actual damage can be done by making it cool to really demean women, and you, I think, disagree that it's really demeaning women.


For the record, I don't even find the strippers or damsels in distress bad. It's really the whole "I'm going to slap your ass to stop you from being a hysterical girl" thing that I think crosses that line.


Again, I'm not saying they don't have the right to put it in, but I am saying I have the right to call them absolute idiots for doing so.
 
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