Tag Archives: rape

Oh Far Cry 3, We Weren’t Meant To Be

*Pretty much spoiler free, but trigger warning for racism and rape* In a blatant disregard for my backlog of unfinished and untouched games, I bought Far Cry 3 this week.  I don’t even know why — I am not a … Continue reading

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[WoW] Rescuing Mina Mudclaw from a rape joke

I’ve been slowly wandering through the new World of Warcraft expansion, Mists of Pandaria.  Cultural appropriation aside, I’ve been quite enjoying myself.  The pace is nice and relaxed, the quests have been charming, the world is beautifully designed with bright … Continue reading

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Should game developers avoid triggering players’ PTSD?

This post might contain triggers due to discussions of PTSD. It’s nice on a blog like this to be able to see a trigger warning and then make an informed decision about whether or not to read on. Edge magazine … Continue reading

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Lara Croft Reboot Link Roundup

Trigger warnings: discussions of rape. I quickly wrote my post last week, Lara Croft Reboot: Vulnerability Galore!, in order to make a quick assessment of the new Tomb Raider trailer and now widely sited Kotaku E3 interview with the game’s … Continue reading

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Lara Croft Reboot: Vulnerability Galore!

Trigger warnings: rape, violence against women. Tomb Raider holds a fond place in my heart as a cultural icon, if only for the sexual awakening I shared with many other teen girls when I found myself infatuated with Angelina Jolie’s Lara Croft. … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Cancels Tentacle Rape Card Game

(Trigger warning: sexual assault.) A few days ago, the existence of a project on Kickstarter–a card game where players take the role of a tentacle monster and attempt to rape high school girls called Tentacle Bento–started to attract some attention. … Continue reading

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You OK, Princess? Rape Imagery in Metroid: Other M

Anna Anthropy is a white transwoman, game designer, critic and sadist, a classic dyke in the “Elizabeth Bathory” mode. Did you know her first book is coming out in March? Now you do, and you’re so excited for it! A friend loaned … Continue reading

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(NSFW) Kotaku: Too bad Sheva in Resident Evil V wasn’t raped

[Trigger Warning: Rape, and pictures of simulated rape and violence towards women] Another day, another game journalism complete fail.  And not just an “oops” kind of fail, but a “fall flat on their face” style of fail.  In an article … Continue reading

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On Amazon and the availability of pedophilia on the web

[Trigger warning for rape, pedophilia, child molestation] All of the news and tech sites have been in a fluster over an e-book on Amazon titled The Pedophiles Guide to Love & Pleasure: a Child-Lover’s Code of Conduct.  Originally, Amazon defended the … Continue reading

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Two recent gaming related deaths [trigger warnings]

Every so often, a gaming-related death makes the news and there is a public outcry vs. gamers defending their hobby.  There were two in the news this week. A 22-year-old woman from Jacksonville, Florida, recently pleaded guilty to killing her … Continue reading

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