Sunday, August 24, 2008

Games Are For Guys

For those of us that may have forgotten, MSNBC kindly reminds us that video games aimed at a target demographic of teenage boys are remarkably sexist, and pretty much universally depict women as skimpily clad sex objects to be ogled. Because, maybe, you might pick up a game like Rumble Roses XX thinking that it's going to be a tasteful and well thought-out study of women's professional wrestling.

Sarcasm aside, the article does have one flaw - all of the games portrayed are Japanese. And, as anyone who has ever read Play Magazine can tell you, the Land of the Rising Sun has nothing close to a monopoly on digital sexism.

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