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Bioshock Infinite - the $200 million 6 hour literally on rails interactive movie with guns thread

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Suchy, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. Tehdagah Arcane

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    Levine: "She is my waifu and only mine! Stop!"

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    Is this "narrative repercussion" too?

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  2. Major_Blackhart Codexia Lord Sodom Patron

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    Let's see some bioshock infinite porn!

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  3. Papa Môlé Arcane

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    Perfection at last.
     
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  5. Major_Blackhart Codexia Lord Sodom Patron

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    ABANDON ALL HOPE YE WHO ENTER HERE!!

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  6. FeelTheRads Arcane Patron

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    :what:






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    P.S. Did anyone check what's under her skirt for real?
     
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  7. Azarkon Arcane

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    While Levine is an easy target, this motif has less to do with him than it has with the game developer community at large. I'm going to hazard an estimate here and say that a lot of the lead devs in the industry today are no longer the 20s-30s nerds they were, and with the advance of age, so changes one's perception of the opposite sex. At one stage the father instinct kicks in, and it's easy to see how dads/wannabe dads in theirs 40s are rather susceptible to the male paternal instinct.

    I say this because there's been a lot of these types of characters in recent games. Not all of them exhibit the same degree of sexual tension that Elizabeth does, but they all serve the same purpose. The best examples that I've seen are -

    Ellie in The Last of Us
    Emily in Dishonored
    Clementine in TWD
    Eleanor in Bioshock 2, the Little Sisters in Bioshock 1
    Tiny Tina in Borderlands 2, and Angel to a lesser degree

    Course, PST beat all of this to it with Annah-of-Shadows, but that's not including the Japanese who have had a fetish for this motif from the time they started making games.

    The demographic factor is especially obvious when you think about the gender of the child, which except for a few examples ie Heavy Rain, are practically all female.

    IMO, this motif is due for a major subversion.
     
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  8. Sranchammer Arcane

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    Like an old man with his boy lover?
     
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  9. chestburster Savant Illiterate

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    I think one of the reasons for this is that females are easier to write:
    --if you want player to feel sympathy for the female child, just write her as a cute adorable damsel in distress (see, e.g. Elizabeth, Emily, Little Sisters, Clementine);
    --if you want shock factor, just make your little girl character say "fuck" a lot and kill a few bad guys in self-defense (see, e.g. Ellie, Tiny Tina to some extent).

    Whereas, it's harder to write an adorable boy (are they ever adorable in real life?) and if you make said boy curse or kill, then he just turns into an average teenage punk. --So, better make them into bland hero characters controlled by the player so the target audience can "relate to" them.
     
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  10. index.php Arcane

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  11. I actually had a bug that hiked up her skirt. ARE YOU READY?
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  12. FeelTheRads Arcane Patron

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    Fixed.

    This is the only explanation for this new trend of "rectifying" reviews.

    Cockblocker...
     
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  13. Tehdagah Arcane

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    Looks like Elizabeth is getting an upgrade

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    Didn't they reduce her boobs in the release game because of all the internet DRAMA in the first place?
     
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  15. Jiggy Boobles TESTOSTERONIC As Fuck™ Patron

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  16. Azrael the cat Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    True. Just because someone inserts a narrative justification, that doesn't mean that it was the organic outcome of exploring the narrative and setting.
     
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  17. Minttunator Arcane Patron

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    Codex 2012 Codex 2013 Codex 2014 PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 RPG Wokedex Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Codex USB, 2014 Divinity: Original Sin 2
    Yeah, that's pretty fucking ridiculous. They gave it 9/10 at launch - saying "lol we were kidding, it's shit" 6 months after release doesn't make up for it.
     
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  18. Borelli Arcane

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    It's like that thing Brother None was talking about. http://www.nma-fallout.com/article.php?id=37708
     
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  19. Papa Môlé Arcane

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    This is all very creepy.
     
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  20. MadMaxHellfire Arcane

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    i seldom write for a mildly important italian website. i've been known for being crudely honest ever since i reviewed oblivion (which, in my opinion, i've been extremely kind with), that's the way i am and the way i like to be.
    do you know what i get? figurative death threats from prs and literal death threats from fanboys.
    on other sites, the most used argument against my bashes is " you can't talk ill of this game here in its topic, do it somewhere else".
    there just can't be a bad game, anywhere, everything is good, even excellent, because many medias say so thus they must be right and nobody would dare to have an indipendent opinion. worse: nobody would dare to have a not commonly shared opinion.

    corruption revels on stupidity, stupidity prospers under corruption. you just can't beat them. 10/10.
     
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  21. retardation Learned

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    Zionists trying to shoot down an anti-apartheid game. Figures.
     
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  22. Dexter Arcane

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    Oho, "episode 2", "episode 3"
    Are they planning to do that with every Elizabeth we saw in drowning scene?
    More free stuff to watch on youtube :avatard:
     
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  24. Major_Blackhart Codexia Lord Sodom Patron

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    Looks like shit.
    Idiots trying to ape film noir.
    Yeah, fully functioning Rapture, after Fontaine's death but before the madness.
    Big fucking deal.
    You got that goddamn gigantic fucking city in the sky, why not use that?
    Oh wait, this game will take us to that world as well, won't it?
     
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  25. DalekFlay Arcane Patron

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    Considering you made it clear dozens of pages ago you hate this game on spec for it's supposedly liberal messaging, why do you keep reading this thread? Just to vent?
     
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