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I for one will NOT be buying the new Rainbow Six game, and here's why you care

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User Info: ShadowThaReaper

ShadowThaReaper
2 years ago#11
Stop linking to that crap.

In fact, stop going to those websites, period. They're useless.

User Info: AnatomyHorror

AnatomyHorror
2 years ago#12
Isn't there a woman "playing" the game in the trailer?

User Info: chrono625

chrono625
2 years ago#13
must be http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anita_Sarkeesian incognito.
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User Info: DaedalusEx

DaedalusEx
2 years ago#14
I'm offended that there was a woman on the SWAT team. That's completely unrealistic and breaks my immersion.

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njkking01
2 years ago#15
somebody336 posted...
Whats a women?


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User Info: That1Guyy

That1Guyy
2 years ago#16
Get's not give garbage click bait more attention.
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User Info: Nenina

Nenina
2 years ago#17
Calm down, women being something to rescue has been in media for forever. You act like this is a new trend. Put men in a situation where violence is the only solution and the reward is acknowledgment from the woman == nothing new. Just as long as it has good graphics, everything is fine.

User Info: johnny_pay

johnny_pay
2 years ago#18
just another example of #everydaysexism

User Info: Gynthaeres

Gynthaeres
2 years ago#19
Nenina posted...
Calm down, women being something to rescue has been in media for forever. You act like this is a new trend. Put men in a situation where violence is the only solution and the reward is acknowledgment from the woman == nothing new. Just as long as it has good graphics, everything is fine.


Just because it's "nothing new" doesn't mean it's okay. This has indeed been a problem in games for a long, long time, where "rescue the helpless woman" is all the plot the game has, playing into an annoying and uncreative male power fantasy. We're at a point where we really should be past that, in games and in general.

Though in this case, I really don't see anything wrong with it, and I daresay the article is just clickbait. At first I thought it'd say something like "No female playable characters" or something, which would have annoyed me (I always had that lady from Israel as my squad leader in the first two R6 games, seemed more interesting than like, Ding Chavez). Here, it's just rescuing a female hostage. There will be other hostages, and there could be playable female characters in multiplayer. Not a big deal.
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User Info: Orestes417

Orestes417
2 years ago#20
I'd consider it more of a problem when people look for excuses to be offended than it is to have yet another stereotypical yet for all intents harmless throwaway storyline. Eventually, if you want actual equality you have to stop pointing out how unequal you are at every last minor provocation.
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