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Why do they add porn to videogames?

#151NicodimusPosted 8/31/2013 5:43:36 AM
DerPancake posted...
daemon_dan posted...


This is a perfect example of blowing things out of proportion. And no, male genitalia doesn't bother me much.


You don't have a choice on that, but the devs have a choice in adding nudity into their games.

Nicodimus posted...


That's kind of like saying 'I'm not against dinner scenes, I'm against seeing the plate and silverware.'

People eating dinner are almost always using a plate. People having sex are almost always naked. What you're asking seems like a really impractical request.


Go run outside naked, let see what happens.
Eat dinner outside using a normal plate. No one is going to care.

Thats the difference between those things.


My point >>> .




Your head>>>.
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#152ShebeskiiPosted 8/31/2013 5:46:06 AM
Because sex is apart of human nature and the human condition.

Stop being a prude.
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#153MT_TRAEHPosted 8/31/2013 5:54:20 AM
it sells?
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#154XxIamKiraXxPosted 8/31/2013 6:02:01 AM
Found the virgin.
#155PolkaGnomePosted 8/31/2013 6:13:02 AM
In relation to those insisting that being attracted to "naked pixels" is some obscene mutation of the human brain, let me refer you to one of my favorite clips from Genshiken where Madarame (an "otaku") explains to the "normal" girlfriend of one of the club's members how it's possible to be attracted to a drawing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVUOvHYv3ME Just skip to about 1:35 if you aren't interested in the conversation leading up to the explanation.

Now onto the original topic... Firstly sex sells, and that's about all the reason they need; it's the same reason it's in books, TV, movies, advertisements and everything else. It's not necessary, and oftentimes adds nothing to the game outside of some mild baser entertainment but in the rare occasion it's done (somewhat) well it can help to flesh out the story, or at least the character's relationship(s).

What I think is odd, is that your biggest argument/issue here seems not to be the inclusion of sex in games, as much is it is the fact that nudity is shown during said sex scenes. Maybe it's the fact that I didn't grow up being taught that nudity was wrong/immoral, but what is the issue with seeing a man or woman's naked body? And while I don't feel like searching for the exact post to quote this from but to whoever brought up how those of us who don't mind sex and nudity being in video games wouldn't be able to stand seeing a penis (or however it was worded) I've seen enough porn, consisting of both movies of real people and pornographic drawings that it simply doesn't phase me anymore. To the point that even if I'm rummaging through an imageboard and a picture featuring a homosexual or masturbatory act I can just ignore it and just browse on by.

In terms of how any of this is immoral, as some sure someone made a comment inferring as such, or will within time. By what rules do you judge something as (im)moral? Morals are more subjective than people's likes and dislikes, and I'm not talking about societies morals, but your personal ones. Myself, the only things that can be considered immoral are those that actively harms another human being or animal, be it physically, mentally, or financially and showing a bit of T&A as your character takes a break from slaughtering hundreds of mostly nameless foes does none of those three things.

To further reduce how much I have to type since I'm feeling lazy at the moment, here's a video featuring a British squirrel debate the matter of sex vs violence in video games with a cartoon woman. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUY9kTYiC7w

Two notable quotes:
Begley: "Humanity is fine with getting their heads blown off but an exposed willy wreaks havoc upon the world?"

Germaine: "All I'm saying is that the threshold for sex and violence is a personal thing and is up to the viewer to determine it's acceptability not some censor. You don't like it? Change the channel, flip the page, close the window or just walk away."

(Just a note about the above quotes, they are taken from two different spots in the video and Germaine's quote is not a direct reply to Begley's.)
#156MaxCHEATER64Posted 8/31/2013 6:17:00 AM
b/c porn is entertaining, and video games are "interactive entertainment", and "interactive porn" doesn't sell
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#157TeraPatrick2008Posted 8/31/2013 6:32:56 AM
porn > video games
#158MaxCHEATER64Posted 8/31/2013 6:33:41 AM
TeraPatrick2008 posted...
porn > video games


Video games with porn > porn > video games
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#159julio77777Posted 8/31/2013 6:35:32 AM
1/ Boobs sell
2/ sex is part of any adult's life, trying to have some sort of realism characters (even in a fantasy world) requires at least a suggested romantic/sex life
3 to 10/ Boobs sell...

Don't forget target audience is young male (most being heterosexual).
#160SudiekenPosted 8/31/2013 7:18:13 AM
I can guarantee you no one bought The Witcher 2 just for naked chicks. Besides, "naked pixels" are gross but you're fine with people getting decapitated?