Would you buy a AAA game with an openly homosexual protagonist?

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2 years ago#1
Would you buy a AAA game with an openly homosexual protagonist? - Results (3114 votes)
Yes, it would not affect my choice.
70.87% (2207 votes)
2207
No, I wouldn't want to play as a homosexual character
29.13% (907 votes)
907
This poll is now closed.
Topic, based on this article: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/aaa-games-won-t-feature-gay-protagonists-for-a-long-time-says-far-cry-writer/1100-6418019/

There's no "depends" answer because the point of the poll is just to see what impact having a homosexual protagonist would have on the games perceived value as a product. Thank you.
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2 years ago#3
If the game is good, then it doesn't matter what the main character is or what sexual preferences he/she got.
And people had no problems playing as one in Fear Effect.
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2 years ago#4
Of course, I wasn't born in ignoramus-ville Arizona!
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2 years ago#5
UhMerican posted...
A lot of people already bought Metal Gear Rising.



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2 years ago#6
The substance of the game would matter.....

what would he be doing?

because if you make a shooter and just say "hey! he is homosexual"....some would care
but if the game is about homosexual lifestlye and gossip....a ton of people would care

its all about the game.....
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2 years ago#7
Never been one to get hung up on someone's sexuality, much less a fictional characters.
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2 years ago#8
Anyone that says no is a proper ****ing helmet.
bettr than u deal w/ it
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2 years ago#9
You need a depends though. Because it does depend.
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2 years ago#10
axelfooley2k5 posted...
i have nothing against the gays
the substance of the game would matter.......

what would he be doing?

because if you make a shooter and just say "hey! he is homosexual"....some would care

but if the game is about homosexual lifestlye and gossip....a ton of people would care



its all about the game.....


I think the Poll and the article mean is a regular game just like you play everyday but the main character just so happens to like the same sex. Whether it be Action & Adventure, RPG, or Survival Horror.
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