June 26, 2013

Video games and rape culture: why dildo swords aren’t a joke.

Trigger warning: sexual violence


What have I learned today? That rape culture is alive and well in the gaming community.

An upcoming video game, Saints Row 4 (SR4), was refused classification by the Australian Classification Board. Everyone lost their shit about the nanny state – and how nothing had really changed with the introduction of the R18+ classification for games at the start of this year – even before any specifics about the why were released. But it was clear that one of the reasons was sexual violence – something that I can’t recall anyone in the classification . . . → :: Read More ::

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