GameTap Holiday Wishes...

December 20, 2008 -

Not much happening today in the way of news so I thought I'd share some holiday cards with you...

This one arrived via e-mail from GameTap.

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Re: GameTap Holiday Wishes...

hey they're just spreading the Christmas cheer I actually like seeing these.

Re: GameTap Holiday Wishes...

If there's no news happening, why don't you just make some stuff up and report it?

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It was a shock today when we found out that EA executives joined in a pile naked reenacting South Park Episode 118 'Goobacks'.  The cause of these actions seem to be them trying to gain more attention as people are still pissed off at them for SecuROM.  Local police quickly apprehended the executives and arrested them for public indecency, and can be imprisoned for up to 2 years.

In other news, Sony and Microsoft have went belly up, and are filing for bankruptcy.  Rumors quickly started that SEGA is going to make a new console now that Nintendo is the only competitor.

Remaining employees at EA decided to try to help their image after their executives typical disgraceful acts, and made Spore and Madden 09 free to everyone online for download at EA's online store.

With the activity at EA, Ubisoft and Activision decided to compete with them by making Prince of Persia and Azada 2 free online, respectively.  Problem is, hardly anyone knows what the hell Azada 2 is, and are wondering what the hell.

Meanwhile, 4 children went to the back of a Walmart in Maine today and broke a mirror to destroy the Walmart store, successfully I might add.  This form of violence was said to be caused by GTA.  Government appointed 'Experts' say they can prove GTA is the cause, though no logical human can even consider the fact from the bullshit foaming out of their mouths.

In Australia, the government allowed an R18 rating, then 5 minutes later abolished it.  Gamers protested, and burned down government buildings.  US 'experts' believe this was caused by GTA as well.

G4TV reports that these 'experts' are fucking morons, and will have more on this story on Monday in the Loop.

A violent killing happened in Germany, US 'experts' once again blame it on GTA.  German police blame it on abusive  and neglectful parents that were not part of their children's lives.  When investigating the parents, they found illegal substances on them, and have been put in jail with their teen sons.

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Enough BS news to keep you busy?  haha

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I LOL'd hard

America has just became its own version of the Jerry Springer Show after a bizarre moment in Florida involving a carnival worker.

 
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ZippyDSMleeEh still rather subjective… the haters would be better off going after teen and beauty rags and magazines than fiction, fiction follows reality and going after fiction tends to turn into a bullying fest’s… plus its fiction its unrealistic to start with….02/27/2015 - 1:10am
MechaTama31That's a pretty difficult anatomy to break.02/26/2015 - 11:09pm
MechaTama31"the way her animations repeatedly break her anatomy" <-- I'm sorry, but we are talking here about the woman who can roll up into a little ball and live to tell the tale, yes? ;)02/26/2015 - 11:09pm
Andrew EisenAs far as examples that could be culled from female game characters though, that one's pretty mild.02/26/2015 - 9:11pm
Andrew EisenNot as much the heels or the suit in and of themselves but certainly the way her animations repeatedly break her anatomy to show off her lady bits.02/26/2015 - 9:10pm
E. Zachary KnightWell, Samus's heels are certainly impracticable, but I wouldn't really call her Zero suit objectified. I don't really feel that the new Lara Croft is objectified either, but that is my subjective opinion.02/26/2015 - 9:08pm
Andrew EisenTomb Raider: No but we haven't seen much of anything yet. Samus: Yes.02/26/2015 - 9:07pm
ZippyDSMleeWould you call the new tomb raider objectified? WOuld Samus Aran from the new Smash bros be objectified?02/26/2015 - 9:02pm
WonderkarpI'm hoping they put the rest of the comic book ghostbusters in there. Ortiz and Rookie(From GB the game)02/26/2015 - 8:38pm
Wonderkarpghostbusters board game is doing great. getting close too a 3rd extra playable Character. Ron Alexander.02/26/2015 - 8:37pm
Andrew EisenSmurfette is not subjective. If there's more than one female character, it's not Smurfette. Anyway, as with everything on the list, Smurfette is, in and of itself, not necessarily a bad thing.02/26/2015 - 8:32pm
Andrew EisenI think there's 5 women (out of 15, I think) but other than one being a bit more "hippy" than the others, they pretty much all have the same body type. Especially when compaired to the huge variety of male body types.02/26/2015 - 8:31pm
Wonderkarpso I dont see Smurfette as a bad thing. Unless like all your female characters are Smurfette. remember the Smurfs also had Sassette02/26/2015 - 8:29pm
E. Zachary KnightOne good example of the larger issues is one Anita used in the presentation, Blizzard's Overwatch game. There are a dozen men in the game with a dozen body types. But there are only 4 women with 2 body types, but 3 of them have the same one.02/26/2015 - 8:28pm
Wonderkarpthe smurfette thing is subjective to how many female characters you have. Take Sonic for example. You have Amy, who is obvious smurfette, but there's several other female characters now without that. Including the original animated seriescomics with Sally02/26/2015 - 8:28pm
E. Zachary KnightAE. Very true. I think that is where I was going, but it didn't come out right. Jack Harkness is sexy but not objectified. Whereas, a women would have to be objectified in order to be "sexy" in most games.02/26/2015 - 8:26pm
E. Zachary KnightAnd as Andrew pointed out, there is a big difference between a sexualized man, and an idealized man. But for some reason, there is no distinction between women in games. For the most part.02/26/2015 - 8:25pm
Andrew EisenI think one of the issues we run into repeatedly with these conversations is the confusion over "sexy" and "sexually objectified."02/26/2015 - 8:24pm
E. Zachary KnightYet, for some reason, in orde rto have a sexualized women, she must be wearing lingerie or a bikini. Can't women be sexual and still dress for the job at hand?02/26/2015 - 8:24pm
E. Zachary KnightThe problem I have with complaints of "sexualized men" is that men don't have to wear speedos to be sexualized. Captain Jack Harkness from Torchwood/Doctor Who, was one sexy man, but he spent 99% of his time in a WW2 soldier's trenchcoat.02/26/2015 - 8:23pm
 

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