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Game News Sex in Alpha Protocol is satisfying and tasteful

Discussion in 'News & Content Feedback' started by Monolith, Jul 26, 2009.

  1. Monolith Cipher

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    <a href="http://www.videogamer.com/news/obsidian_alpha_protocol_sex_scenes_satisfying.html">Videogamer talked to Obsidian's Nathan Davis</a> about how sex scenes are handled in Alpha Protocol. Here's what he had to say...
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    <blockquote>“No, it’s tasteful,” Davis said when asked whether the game's sex scenes contain full-frontal nudity.
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    “We do some things with our cinematics, too. It isn’t just like a hand up on a thing! We cut around it a little bit. It’s an American game! What can I say? There are limits to what we can do there. I’ve seen a few of the cinematics for those and it ends up being satisfying without being… you know… over… you know?”
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    No gameplay?
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    “No, no, no! No God of War sex scenes! We don’t have that.”</blockquote>
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    ...and the <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EO-BWrZfPD0">the first official video footage. (NSFW)</a>
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    Spotted at: <a href="http://www.gamebanshee.com">Gamebanshee</a>
     
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  2. Major_Blackhart Codexia Lord Sodom Patron

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    Clive Owen?

    Now we know Obsidian really has no taste.
     
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  3. random newfag Novice

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    Why the fuck do they say 'tasteful' when you cannot eat anything on your computer screen? I would rather they concentrate on making a 'proper' sex scene and cut out the bullshit cinematic coverups. If you are going to create sex, make it covered in human juices and not chocolate chips.
     
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  4. FeelTheRads Arcane Patron

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    Blame the Americans that now sex is "tasteful" only when fully clothed and with the lights off.
     
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  5. hoochimama Liturgist

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  6. Haba Harbinger of Decline Patron

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    RapeLay has already been done.
     
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  7. MetalCraze Arcane

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    Well at least we can see the effects of Obsidian reading the Codex. Haha tasteful sex. Too bad the game is still for stupid teenagers - what is with this "but my game will have even more sex than yours!" sex-race among developers?
     
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  8. Hoaxmetal Arcane

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    This reminded me of movie Lost in Translation, where two main characters would be having hardcore bukkake if it would be another movie - but they didn't. That's tasteful.
    I have yet to see anything else that one-stand romance in New Shit Games.
     
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  9. Azrael the cat Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Yes, but remember that Americans also have the world's greatest obesity problem. Coincidence? I think not:)
     
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  10. Chefe Erudite

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    Who the fuck wants to have sex with uncanny valley creatures? If you want to play a sex video game, then you're already playing the multitude of hentai shit out there. Fuck AP. Fuck it up it's stupid mature ass.
     
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  11. Hoaxmetal Arcane

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    You can't spell Dark, Mature and Gritty without Sex. Also, sex isn't that mature thing nowadays anyway, especially when it's used/done just for sake of it.
     
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  12. MetalCraze Arcane

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    Knowing how Obsidian does animations I imagine it will look like 2 (low-poly) disabled people are trying to have sex with their limbs doing all weird tricks and spins.
    Even good old black screen was much better.
     
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  13. baronjohn Cipher

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    What's dark and gritty sex anyway? Is that like when Lara and Duke get it on?
     
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  14. poocolator Erudite

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    Dark = lights off +
    Mature = no CP here +
    Gritty = medieval fantasy, where people didn't bathe +
    Themes = sex

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    Two filthy, cruddy people of legal age having sex in the dark. This is the future of RPGs.
     
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  15. bat_boro Arcane

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    I'm sold.
     
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  16. denizsi Arcane

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    There's no rape? NEXT!
     
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  17. Volourn Pretty Princess Pretty Princess

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    All this foolishness about 'Amerika' being anti sex ignorantly forgets the healthy porn and sex industry in that wondnerful country. R00fles!
     
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  18. GarfunkeL Racism Expert

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    USA is the land of paradoxes - world's largest producer of pr0n but still you got people incredibly riled up by Janet Jacksons nipple or whether your Prez had his cigar served by an semi-attractive intern or not.

    Oh and nearly all car magazines and many others have bikini babes in them - but again, nipples are something terribly horrific.
     
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  19. DriacKin Arbiter

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    So... he's clearly suggesting that games which do show nudity (Mass Effect, Witcher) are distasteful.

    I'm surprised a professional developer would so blatantly and openly refer to another studio's games as distaseful in an official statement. I'm not disagreeing with him or anything... just surprised that he worded it like that.
     
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  20. dolio Scholar

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    Mass Effect and The Witcher had full-frontal nudity? Visible genitalia?
     
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  21. DriacKin Arbiter

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    Well, ME did have some nudity (which BioWare hyped up like hell) and TW did have the nude sex cards/nude dryads.
     
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  22. Hümmelgümpf Arbiter

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    The Witcher did, although it was removed from the American version. That's what the director's cut restores.
     
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  23. Mr. Teatime Liturgist

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    I tried to replay The Witcher the other day with all the patches installed and uninstalled it before even completing the tutorial. The graphics/UI still felt unpolished and crucially the dialogue was still pretty bad. When a game is competing for time against classics like Grim Fandango (which I've finally got working perfectly) its writing - or translation - needs to be a lot better.

    Which I guess is kind of a negative way of saying, Grim Fandango is a great game and one of the very, very few whose dialogue (and even VO) I don't skip through.
     
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  24. Jasede Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron Sad Loser

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    Hope it has Tasteful Rape.
     
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  25. entertainer Arbiter

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    Epic + Dark + Mature + Gritty + Sex = Next-gen rpg
     
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