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Funny how murder is more acceptale than rape in gaming

#1darkvoid2100Posted 1/31/2013 12:12:23 AM
This is from an interview about the new tomb raider.

During an interview with Kotaku, executive producer Ron Rosenberg stated that during the game, Lara Croft "gets taken prisoner by scavengers on the island. They try to rape her, and- [...] She's literally turned into a cornered animal. And that's a huge step in her evolution: she's either forced to fight back or die and that's what we're showing today."[44] The suggestion of a possible 'attempted rape' in the game soon caused outrage and controversy.[45]

The game's designer Darrell Gallagher later denied the 'attempted rape' suggestions, stating that one of "the character defining moments for Lara in the game, which has incorrectly been referred to as an 'attempted rape' scene is the content we showed" where "Lara is forced to kill another human for the first time. In this particular selection,

So a young woman being captured and forced to kill another human is OK.
But a young woman being captured and a rape ATTEMPT is made on her, and that's not OK.

Strange world.
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#2killakPosted 1/31/2013 12:13:24 AM
That is the common thought process.
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#3SDFan18Posted 1/31/2013 12:16:05 AM
No surprise, sex in general is usually frowned upon.
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#4Dryheave999Posted 1/31/2013 12:16:51 AM
uhmm...murder is more acceptable than rape in Life. Get it together dude.
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#5Dirk_McHardpeckPosted 1/31/2013 12:20:51 AM
Well most rape victims will tell you that they'd rather they'd been killed then raped. So yes it would seem that rape is the more heinous of the two acts.
#6jubjub360Posted 1/31/2013 12:22:46 AM
Dirk_McHardpeck posted...
Well most rape victims will tell you that they'd rather they'd been killed then raped. So yes it would seem that rape is the more heinous of the two acts.


This is correct. Which has more of an impact: being killed or having inhumane acts done upon you and you live with it?
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#7SophisticationPosted 1/31/2013 12:23:19 AM
Dryheave999 posted...
uhmm...murder is more acceptable than rape in Life. Get it together dude.


But sill... rape ends, death does not. That, to me, is the scariest thought there is.
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#8BeknessPosted 1/31/2013 12:23:26 AM
Dirk_McHardpeck posted...
Well most rape victims will tell you that they'd rather they'd been killed then raped. So yes it would seem that rape is the more heinous of the two acts.


^

No one wants to be alive after they've been violated. They spend years blaming themselves, when they're the victim. End up with mental health issues, if they didn't have them already and a lot of them live in fear of speaking up about it because they've been threatened or they're worried people won't believe them.

At least with murder the suffering is over.
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#9howdyneighbor25Posted 1/31/2013 12:28:36 AM
Murder is worse,it effects evertyone everyday no,matter if Ur ugly beautiful loved hated.
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#10mogar002Posted 1/31/2013 12:31:34 AM
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