Controversial God of War: Ascension Trophy To Be Renamed

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CaptainKarma:

jcfrommars9:

CaptainKarma:

But the furies ARE female. The furies are women. This is like explaining away Loli-porn by saying they're actually 10 000 year old vampires or some shit (the Tera-Defence, as I call it). They look and act female. Historically they're considered female spirits/gods. They. Are. Female.

I'm not arguing that they're not female. In fact, I quite agree with you. What I'm saying is that "Bros before Hos" doesn't reference Kratos beating up Alecto in no way, shape or form. It just doesn't fit.

You're a fucking idiot. You're bending and flexing in response to every criticism I throw at you, you goddamn troll. You say they aren't women. Then you say they are. Then you say the achievement doesn't have anything to do with all the stuff that happens on the screen AS YOU GET the achievement. The achievement is about them.

Fuck you. And fuck anthony87. You and everyone is this thread defending the achievement are everything that is wrong with the gaming community. Do you ever wonder why Fox news can roll out its anti-gaming rants with impunity? How jack Thmopson still exists? Because games are full of immature shit like that achievement. And everytime somebody tries to clean up gaming's act you shits come flooding out of the woodwork to defend your god-given right to be immature. To be hostile to women. To completely and totally demean women.

The original achievement doesn't reflect too badly on gamers.

YOU DO.

Changing it is a tiny, trivial thing. But you have to screech and rant and rave about "free speech", "censorship", "feminazis". Shit like this:

mjc0961:

Also,
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Because god-forbid you actually consider the implications behind what you say. Does the idea that other people have emotions terrify you so much? Are you so very scared of a little bit of introspection, of thinking about what your words mean, how they might hurt people? Bugger empathy, let's fucking quibble over why it's technically not offensive.

mjc0961:
Nobody called the demon a prostitute at all. The phrase "bros before hos" has never been about calling women prostitutes. Much like the author of this article, you ought to try learning what you're actually speaking about before you open your mouth.

Like this. The Fury's aren't called prostitutes. They're just presented along with a word used to describe prostitutes. Here's a hint dude: that's calling them prostitutes. Ho means prostitute. The joke is that it's bro's before hos because women are just good for sex. Because they're prostitutes.

I think I spy mod-wrath on the horizon.

These people are rightly telling you that there is no "men should team up and beat the shit out of women" message happening here(how do you get there?...). A male character takes another male characters side in an altercation/dispute, the fact that the phrase only very loosely fits the context seems to be a big part of the joke... it's funny(sorta) by virtue of being silly as much as anything else.

Does the House gif with the same phrase that people keep posting bother you?

How DARE they make a small change to something so that it doesn't offend?!
THAT OFFENDS ME!
They must only listen to the people I SAY!
What is the gaming industry COMING to, when people who are slightly offended get small things changed?!

I find it funny that the people who are most outraged are the ones saying nobody should be.

CaptainKarma:

1337mokro:
You could punch Zeus into a bloody pulp. But when it happens to a woman. MISOGYNY! BRUTAL! EVIL!

Oh please! You could get a trophy for banging all the women in the game, who I would like to remind you are nothing more but sex objects in these games. No misogyny here. Nothing to worry about.

Fuck you! Lara Croft gets impaled through the head on spikes and I didn't see Adam Sessler stirring up a storm for this controversial unnecessary brutality that actually made me a feel uncomfortable. A pointless trophy in a franchise that prides itself on ultra violence and sex is what gets highlighted instead.

To get worked up over this is to get worked up about the Chinese store in my neighborhood that still has a giant sign over it saying Oriental. Because we collectively decided that Oriental was now offensive to.

Fuck Sessler and all the other PC pansies out there.

Did you even read the article? Or watch the video? The issue is explicitly NOT about beating up a woman. It's about a tasteless joke that implies that it is funny to beat up a woman SPECIFICALLY because she's a woman. That's gross.

Yes a woman made a trophy specifically to joke about how great it is to beat up woman in the game. Uh huh. A lot of trophies contain puns and wordplay this one is nothing special and it's definitely not implying that it's funny to beat up women for being women.

Hell on the face it's "Kratos is more important than the woman you just killed".

Skeggers:
Come on, really? It's a little joke thrown into the trophies; it's not like the game stops after you kill the woman and displays the message on the screen surrounded by huge flames, AC/DC music and a videoreel of guys high fiving.

That would actually be pretty amazing

Phasmal:
How DARE they make a small change to something so that it doesn't offend?!
THAT OFFENDS ME!
They must only listen to the people I SAY!
What is the gaming industry COMING to, when people who are slightly offended get small things changed?!

I find it funny that the people who are most outraged are the ones saying nobody should be.

They think it'll start a trend where things that matter will get changed to appease the easily offended.

I can see where they're coming from but as it stands now the names of the trophies are one of the least important things in the game ranking below boxart.

I am reminded of a game (Fallout I think) that had drugs in the game and they were going to give them real names (like morphine) but someone made them change the names to fake names. I think it was the publisher. That would be something worth a backlash over because having real drugs vs. fake ones does change the atmosphere of the game. Trophies ... not really.

Stealthygamer:

Skeggers:
Come on, really? It's a little joke thrown into the trophies; it's not like the game stops after you kill the woman and displays the message on the screen surrounded by huge flames, AC/DC music and a videoreel of guys high fiving.

That would actually be pretty amazing

This is what they should've done when Curiosity landed on Mars.

They already had the guys high fiving.

Grey Carter:

While some (including myself) question the merit in singling out an achievement as if it's the most damning example of potentially sexist attitudes in the God of War series(seriously, In God of War 3 Kratos uses a woman as a doorstop), the outcry seems to have worked.

You'd have a point about the doorstop if Kratos weren't a heartless bastard to everyone else in that game too. Yahtzee put it best "He [Kratos] murders people who are flat-out offering him the things he murders them for." Specifically Kratos needlessly lights a man of fire for a bow he was offered in exchange for freedom.

As it stands now with the context of the game you seem to be saying that there might be sexist attitudes anytime a man beats up on a woman.

One minute feminists insist they are not special snowflakes that need protection (which is right) but the next there is a huge bruhah over a pixelated angry dude killing a pixelated daemon thing and getting a meme as the achievement title.

Feminism confuses me.

Father Time:
They think it'll start a trend where things that matter will get changed to appease the easily offended.

I can see where they're coming from but as it stands now the names of the trophies are one of the least important things in the game ranking below boxart.

I am reminded of a game (Fallout I think) that had drugs in the game and they were going to give them real names (like morphine) but someone made them change the names to fake names. I think it was the publisher. That would be something worth a backlash over because having real drugs vs. fake ones does change the atmosphere of the game. Trophies ... not really.

When developers listen to their main audience, people who aren't in the main target demo get told to shut up.
So... yeah, people bitching about this can just shut up.
The developers are gonna do what they think is best for image and profit.

CaptainKarma:

mjc0961:
Nobody called the demon a prostitute at all. The phrase "bros before hos" has never been about calling women prostitutes. Much like the author of this article, you ought to try learning what you're actually speaking about before you open your mouth.

Like this. The Fury's aren't called prostitutes. They're just presented along with a word used to describe prostitutes. Here's a hint dude: that's calling them prostitutes. Ho means prostitute. The joke is that it's bro's before hos because women are just good for sex. Because they're prostitutes.

Ho can also mean slut, and in the case of the saying it literally just means "any woman you're trying to woo/date/sleep with"

It doesn't apply to the woman Kratos beat up which is why I think it's stupid for this case.

EeviStev:
Do you mean Jim does walrus impressions professionally, or that he does impressions of a professional walrus?

I thought he just sang I Am the Walrus with Jamie Hyneman on occasion.

J Tyran:
One minute feminists insist they are not special snowflakes that need protection (which is right) but the next there is a huge bruhah over a pixelated angry dude killing a pixelated daemon thing and getting a meme as the achievement title.

Feminism confuses me.

If the trophy was called broes before foes from the start there would be no controversy.

Kratos brutally killing women was done in God of War 2 and nobody compalined. Ever since they announced the main villains would be female everyone knew the game would involve Kratos brutally killing them.

Phasmal:

Father Time:
They think it'll start a trend where things that matter will get changed to appease the easily offended.

I can see where they're coming from but as it stands now the names of the trophies are one of the least important things in the game ranking below boxart.

I am reminded of a game (Fallout I think) that had drugs in the game and they were going to give them real names (like morphine) but someone made them change the names to fake names. I think it was the publisher. That would be something worth a backlash over because having real drugs vs. fake ones does change the atmosphere of the game. Trophies ... not really.

When developers listen to their main audience, people who aren't in the main target demo get told to shut up.
So... yeah, people bitching about this can just shut up.
The developers are gonna do what they think is best for image and profit.

"The developers are gonna do what they think is best for image and profit."

This does not justify anything and honestly doesn't really need to be said.

Father Time:

J Tyran:
One minute feminists insist they are not special snowflakes that need protection (which is right) but the next there is a huge bruhah over a pixelated angry dude killing a pixelated daemon thing and getting a meme as the achievement title.

Feminism confuses me.

If the trophy was called broes before foes from the start there would be no controversy.

Kratos brutally killing women was done in God of War 2 and nobody compalined. Ever since they announced the

Kratos is pretty into equal opportunities, he murders everyone he comes across regardless of ethnicity, gender, religion and whether they are human or deity.

jcfrommars9:

CaptainKarma:
^^^ But the trophy is still tasteless, yes? That's all I've ever argued.

anthony87:

No, you're beating the shit out of one of the Furies.

If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, swims like a duck, it's safe to say it's a duck.

In context, you're beating up a woman who is as every bit as violent and murderous as you are. She intends to capture and torture you mentally and physically forever because you will not serve a man who with her help, tricked you into killing your own family. Furthermore, she's letting you do it so you can be fooled into thinking you've won.

Where was this?

Edit: Kratos gets out of his bond with Ares and escaped. I'd call that a win over the Furies who only exist to punish people who break their oaths to the Gods.

J Tyran:

Father Time:

J Tyran:
One minute feminists insist they are not special snowflakes that need protection (which is right) but the next there is a huge bruhah over a pixelated angry dude killing a pixelated daemon thing and getting a meme as the achievement title.

Feminism confuses me.

If the trophy was called broes before foes from the start there would be no controversy.

Kratos brutally killing women was done in God of War 2 and nobody compalined. Ever since they announced the

Kratos is pretty into equal opportunities, he murders everyone he comes across regardless of ethnicity, gender, religion and whether they are human or deity.

Except his family, and the sex mini-games and Athena and come to think of it if the other Gods hadn't tried to stop him killing Zeus (or taunted him about his dead family) in god of war 3 he would've left them alone.

But beyond that yeah no fucks given about gender and whatnot.

edit: but that's my point we all know Kratos beating up the furies isn't sexism or misogyny, it's the trophy itself that was the issue.

CaptainKarma:

anthony87:

CaptainKarma:
^^^ But the trophy is still tasteless, yes? That's all I've ever argued.

If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, swims like a duck, it's safe to say it's a duck.

If it looks like a Fury, quacks like a Fury, swims like a Fury, it's safe to say it's a Fury. What's your point?

The Furies are based on women. They look like women. They're women.

That's like saying Gaia counts as a woman. They're clearly not human. Yes their faces and voice are feminine but they have legs growing out of their back.

Lvl 64 Klutz:
The phrase "bros before hos" basically labels all women as "hos" and it's offensive, and if you can't see that then shame on you.

Depends on whether you take 'bros before hos' to mean:

A: Men before women

Or

B: Friends before romantic/sexual interests.

If it's A then 'hos' refers to all women.

Hint: It's not A.

Plus there's the question of whether hos in this context actually means 'prostitute'. I'm pretty sure it doesn't. Meanings shift around a lot. Isn't language fun?

Baresark:
I mean, Adam Sessler looks like a pandering little whiner in the context of this article. I don't have anything against him personally, but one man shouldn't wield this kind of power. The internet is rather famous for giving people like this power though, I suppose.

the only power he has is the power that we give him. he simply said that the name of the trophy offended him, and voicing his opinion is well within his right. but then, because gamers cant handle words like sexism without getting defensive, it exploded. my impression of his review was, "a decent gow game that doesnt hold up to the standards of the previous ones, and one aspect that may offend some people." but as soon as he mentioned it i also though "uh oh, he brought up sexism in gaming. this will not end well for him"

Aiddon:
not surprising the even made the trophy considering the horrendously misogynistic overtones of the series. At least someone noticed how stupid it was. Kinda like the Dead Island trophy

The God of War series isnt misogynistic in the slightest bit. Kratos hates everybody equally and in no way singles out women.

As for the trophy name the God of War series has always thrown in "frat boy" phrases and silly movie references as trophies.

Father Time:

jcfrommars9:

CaptainKarma:
^^^ But the trophy is still tasteless, yes? That's all I've ever argued.

If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, swims like a duck, it's safe to say it's a duck.

In context, you're beating up a woman who is as every bit as violent and murderous as you are. She intends to capture and torture you mentally and physically forever because you will not serve a man who with her help, tricked you into killing your own family. Furthermore, she's letting you do it so you can be fooled into thinking you've won.

Where was this?

Edit: Kratos gets out of his bond with Ares and escaped. I'd call that a win over the Furies who only exist to punish people who break their oaths to the Gods.

But he had to kill them to do it. There's a whole backstory regarding all of it. The Furies are basically female versions of Kratos in terms of sociopathic and murderous tendencies. And even Kratos doesn't sadistically torture his enemies. They do. Kratos has done many things but he never made a home out of a Titan while they were still alive.

jcfrommars9:

Father Time:

jcfrommars9:

In context, you're beating up a woman who is as every bit as violent and murderous as you are. She intends to capture and torture you mentally and physically forever because you will not serve a man who with her help, tricked you into killing your own family. Furthermore, she's letting you do it so you can be fooled into thinking you've won.

Where was this?

Edit: Kratos gets out of his bond with Ares and escaped. I'd call that a win over the Furies who only exist to punish people who break their oaths to the Gods.

But he had to kill them to do it. There's a whole backstory regarding all of it. The Furies are basically female versions of Kratos in terms of sociopathic and murderous tendencies. And even Kratos doesn't sadistically torture his enemies. They do. Kratos has done many things but he never made a home out of a Titan while they were still alive.

Still don't get the fooled into thinking you won bit.

EDIT: Actually if you have to spoil the game to do it, then nevermind.

Father Time:

CaptainKarma:

anthony87:

If it looks like a Fury, quacks like a Fury, swims like a Fury, it's safe to say it's a Fury. What's your point?

The Furies are based on women. They look like women. They're women.

That's like saying Gaia counts as a woman. They're clearly not human. Yes their faces and voice are feminine but they have legs growing out of their back.

She does? She's a female personifcation. Father Time is a male personification. Santa is male. Yes, the furies have extra legs, but they're still largely female. A literally can't understand this objection.

J Tyran:
One minute feminists insist they are not special snowflakes that need protection (which is right) but the next there is a huge bruhah over a pixelated angry dude killing a pixelated daemon thing and getting a meme as the achievement title.

Feminism confuses me.

Show me the "huge bruhah". Because it seems to be Sessler, and this thread. That's nothing. Stop using feminist's supposed hysteria as an excuse to dismiss their complaints.

CaptainKarma:

J Tyran:
One minute feminists insist they are not special snowflakes that need protection (which is right) but the next there is a huge bruhah over a pixelated angry dude killing a pixelated daemon thing and getting a meme as the achievement title.

Feminism confuses me.

Show me the "huge bruhah". Because it seems to be Sessler, and this thread. That's nothing. Stop using feminist's supposed hysteria as an excuse to dismiss their complaints.

Enough of bruhah to get it patched out, this isn't the only thread or site discussing it. The patch was one of the weeks biggest stories and its grabbed a lot of blog and forum space.

Little Gray:

Aiddon:
not surprising the even made the trophy considering the horrendously misogynistic overtones of the series. At least someone noticed how stupid it was. Kinda like the Dead Island trophy

The God of War series isnt misogynistic in the slightest bit. Kratos hates everybody equally and in no way singles out women.

As for the trophy name the God of War series has always thrown in "frat boy" phrases and silly movie references as trophies.

Cute. Guess what, it still doesn't change the fact the almost EVERY major female in that series is either A) Victimized B) Objectified C) Overly sexualized or D) some combination of the three. It's hard to say that the game is equal what with how many times women are reduced to fucktoy minigames or juvenile eye candy and that's when they're not being killed for no reason other than to cement Kratos as the juvenile power fantasy he is.

Aiddon:

Little Gray:

Aiddon:
not surprising the even made the trophy considering the horrendously misogynistic overtones of the series. At least someone noticed how stupid it was. Kinda like the Dead Island trophy

The God of War series isnt misogynistic in the slightest bit. Kratos hates everybody equally and in no way singles out women.

As for the trophy name the God of War series has always thrown in "frat boy" phrases and silly movie references as trophies.

Cute. Guess what, it still doesn't change the fact the almost EVERY major female in that series is either A) Victimized B) Objectified C) Overly sexualized or D) some combination of the three. It's hard to say that the game is equal what with how many times women are reduced to fucktoy minigames or juvenile eye candy and that's when they're not being killed for no reason other than to cement Kratos as the juvenile power fantasy he is.

Every single major Character is either,

-Brutalized
-Victimized
-Sexualized (yes muscular men in sarongs is sexualizaton, some men and women would certainly consider them attractive)
-Objectified (yes having a character simply as a means of pointing the way or moving the plot forward is objectification)

God of War is an over the top power fantasy, thats the point of it but it never singles out women as a target. As for the mini games, well lots of games include sex and TV series like Game of Thrones and the Spartacus series are packed full of sex and nudity. God of War is the same.

Guess what? Humans find sex appealing in entertainment.

This is a bad sign, because it just means that people are going to be encouraged to do more trolling like this when they want some attention or a platform.

I find it truely disturbing that a bunch of faux-liberals trying to get attention force a game change, when huge amounts of the gaming community couldn't get the "Mass Effect 3" ending changed when it desperatly needed it in a real sense rather than just being an attention grabbing exercise.

For those who don't really understand the issue, there is no real problem with women being beaten up in games. That's just how it goes when women fight, sometimes they lose. In this case you had a legendary female powerhouse (Medusa) challenging Kratos, and it ended pretty much like you'd expect. Kratos is pretty much equal oppertunity when
brutalizing anyone who gets in his way. The entire situation is perfectly straightforward, fits the series, and there
is nothing wrong with it. The "achievement" is simply a bit of irreverant politically incorrect humor, using a bit of "bro talk" dismissively in response to what was an epic fight.

To be honest for those few people complaining about "OMG, a female on the receiving end of violence" let me put it to you this way... that's equality on action. We have our action girls running around now, and they aren't being patronized by being limited to only fighting other girls (as per the old "cat fight" tropes, where the bad girl will always wind up fighting and being defeated by a hero's love interest so he can maintain his purity in not striking a girl). Women are being pretty much treated like anyone else in video games, it's what people crusaded for, and people need to get used to it. Girls losing is the flip side of girls kicking butt, it goes both ways.

Ironically, it seems to me that people complaining about this scene and achievement seriously, are actually some of the most un-progressive people out there. I mean what, should Medusa have been limited to staying in the kitchen making Sandwiches where she wouldn't get hurt?

Interestingly, I'd also point out that like any enemy in God Of War if the player isn't as quick on the buttons as he needs to be, she is also fully capable of killing Kratos (and is trying to) which kind of invalidates any complaints about the material itself... and being a bit irreverant about it with the achievement is no big thing.

The reason why this is lib-trolling (people trolling with a liberal issue knowing it will get attention) is that plenty of things like this have gone on for years without getting attention. What's more there have been some pretty irreverant bits with female characters brutalizing guys and one liners and such being made about it as well. You'll notice our "crusaders" here didn't seem to be lined up to complain about Bayonetta being sexist against men, people got into the whole "OMG, what a piece of eye candy" thing, but let's be honest... she's even more needlessly brutal and cruel than Kratos is. Kratos might slam someone's head in a door 15-20 times, or pulverize faces or whatever else, Bayoneta will conjure torture devices from thin air just to brutalize her enemies while obviously having a great time doing it, as opposed to Kratos who is usually pretty grim and rage filled during the entire thing, his brutality usually being more of a "excesses in the heat of combat" rather than sitting back giggling while someone gets deconstucted by a floating torture device when the enemy could have been just as easily put down with a couple of bullets at that point. :)

CaptainKarma:

Father Time:

CaptainKarma:

The Furies are based on women. They look like women. They're women.

That's like saying Gaia counts as a woman. They're clearly not human. Yes their faces and voice are feminine but they have legs growing out of their back.

She does? She's a female personifcation. Father Time is a male personification. Santa is male. Yes, the furies have extra legs, but they're still largely female. A literally can't understand this objection.

It's semantics, it's whether a woman has to be a human or whether it could describe an adult female anything.

Aiddon:

Little Gray:

Aiddon:
not surprising the even made the trophy considering the horrendously misogynistic overtones of the series. At least someone noticed how stupid it was. Kinda like the Dead Island trophy

The God of War series isnt misogynistic in the slightest bit. Kratos hates everybody equally and in no way singles out women.

As for the trophy name the God of War series has always thrown in "frat boy" phrases and silly movie references as trophies.

Cute. Guess what, it still doesn't change the fact the almost EVERY major female in that series is either A) Victimized B) Objectified C) Overly sexualized or D) some combination of the three. It's hard to say that the game is equal what with how many times women are reduced to fucktoy minigames or juvenile eye candy and that's when they're not being killed for no reason other than to cement Kratos as the juvenile power fantasy he is.

Please show me a male character in the franchise other than Kratos that doesn't get killed or brutalized. I won't be holding my breath.

Edit: come to think of it, even Kratos gets killed and brutalized a lot in the series.

Also

Oh and why should anyone care when fictional people are objectified?

Therumancer:
This is a bad sign, because it just means that people are going to be encouraged to do more trolling like this when they want some attention or a platform.

I find it truely disturbing that a bunch of faux-liberals trying to get attention force a game change, when huge amounts of the gaming community couldn't get the "Mass Effect 3" ending changed when it desperatly needed it in a real sense rather than just being an attention grabbing exercise.

It's probably way easier to change one letter in the name of a trophy than make a whole new ending to a game. I resent your idea that everyone complaining doesn't mean it. I never demanded it be changed but I think it's in bad taste and I'm glad that they did change. If you're worried about self censorship forget the slippery slope and worry about it on a case by case basis. Or at the very least save it for when a change effects the tone, the atmosphere, the gameplay or the story of the game.

On the other hand I did complain when Halo decided not to have a Dick Cheney achievement for killing enough people with a shotgun.

Still though this doesn't have to be a slippery slope.

Therumancer:

For those who don't really understand the issue, there is no real problem with women being beaten up in games. That's just how it goes when women fight, sometimes they lose. In this case you had a legendary female powerhouse (Medusa) challenging Kratos, and it ended pretty much like you'd expect.

It's not Medusa or a gorgon it's a fury. Different thing.

Therumancer:

Ironically, it seems to me that people complaining about this scene and achievement seriously, are actually some of the most un-progressive people out there. I mean what, should Medusa have been limited to staying in the kitchen making Sandwiches where she wouldn't get hurt?

I do not give a damn that Kratos brutalized a women. He did it with the Sisters of Fate and Hera and I didn't care. It's purely the trophy name that bothers me. Most people complaining are complaining about the trophy and not the beating as well.

Man, we complain about the tiniest fucking things.

The revised joke was funnier, so I don't think anything of value has been lost. Though in all honesty - if you only get offended by God of War's tongue-in-cheek graphic violence when it's directed at a female monster, you have a perspective issue.

I can probably go find a dozen achievement titles from various games that are equally tasteless riffs on the "you just stomped something" vibe, but it feels like because this one involved a spider-lady, it's suddenly offensive. Who cares? This is a game series where you carry around a disembodied head to use it as a flashlight. I didn't even think it would be worth mentioning in a review unless you were trying to use it to support a greater point about how crass and childlike God of War games are.

J Tyran:

CaptainKarma:

J Tyran:
One minute feminists insist they are not special snowflakes that need protection (which is right) but the next there is a huge bruhah over a pixelated angry dude killing a pixelated daemon thing and getting a meme as the achievement title.

Feminism confuses me.

Show me the "huge bruhah". Because it seems to be Sessler, and this thread. That's nothing. Stop using feminist's supposed hysteria as an excuse to dismiss their complaints.

Enough of bruhah to get it patched out, this isn't the only thread or site discussing it. The patch was one of the weeks biggest stories and its grabbed a lot of blog and forum space.

Slow news week.

It's a patch that changed the name of a trophy. It's not a major change. If they changed the game itself then I might be complaining alongside you.

Holy shit what a massive overreaction.

bastardofmelbourne:
Man, we complain about the tiniest fucking things.

The revised joke was funnier, so I don't think anything of value has been lost. Though in all honesty - if you only get offended by God of War's tongue-in-cheek graphic violence when it's directed at a female monster, you have a perspective issue.

I can probably go find a dozen achievement titles from various games that are equally tasteless riffs on the "you just stomped something" vibe, but it feels like because this one involved a spider-lady, it's suddenly offensive.

The complaint isn't about the game having violence against women creature things. It's the name of the trophy.

Broes before Hoes? Well I guess that must make the fury a hoe. But how is she a hoe? She/It never does anything sexual, I think, so it's a little jarring to call her that.

It'd make sense if she was an ex lover of Kratos but she isn't.

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