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6. Re: etc., etc. Jun 13, 2012, 22:30 PropheT
Prez wrote on Jun 13, 2012, 20:54:
People just being hypocrites again. Rape and attempted rape are a common theme in movies and books, but let's all lose our minds because someone put a brief attempted rape scene in a game. You see worse on regular TV every hour of every day.

If they can tell this story with mature themes like this and make it work, that's a pretty big step in gaming. Traditionally all it has taken is for one company to step up with a good game to give the rest of the industry a push toward that direction, so if they can do this and do it right with a recognizable character like Lara, that's a nice acknowledgement to me that all of us aren't 17 anymore and we can deal with subject matter that wouldn't have been touched by games not too long ago.

Instead it seems like half the articles I see anymore are a determined piece written to assure non-gamers that we aren't sociopaths for liking something that we shouldn't have to apologize for in the first place.

50 Shades of Grey is the #1 book, adult-oriented TV shows like True Blood or Game of Thrones or Breaking Bad or Mad Men or Dexter (and so on) are popular everywhere, and yet most of the video game world seems stuck on the avoidance of adult-themed material or turning it into something that would fit in a comic book, flashy and eye catching but easily dismissed.

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