Why is it so important that Samus is the one of the first women in gaming?

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1 year ago#1
That is like Italians making a big deal that Mario is the first Italian in video games.
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1 year ago#2
Italians aren't 50% of the world's population.
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1 year ago#3
San Francisco Thrush 2049, that's why.

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1 year ago#4
because most people can't even recognize what actual progress is
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1 year ago#5
Because other women in games at the time included such strong, independent characters as the naked indian woman you rape in Custer's Revenge.
1 year ago#6
Ms. Pac-Man says, "Howdy, boys."
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1 year ago#7
Women didn't really have the role of bada** hero roles back in the day.
Also the fact Samus was referred to as a he in the manual in the first game then revealed to be a women was a surprise to most people
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1 year ago#8
Reflex-Arc posted...
Ms. Pac-Man says, "Howdy, boys."


Mean Pac-man in drag.

Samus is important for it was Nintendo's first FPS and starreda character who wasn't made female to capitalize on profits, but instead has her own detailed backstory.
1 year ago#9
If Samus was owned by Capcom, for sure she would be a he, but with a sex change.
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1 year ago#10
sounds like women have low self esteem and rely on space bounty hunters in video games for support
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