While we addressed that this amazing article’s header image references the removal of Tracer’s “look at my butt” pose from OverwatchI wanted to illustrate how it applies to any censorship vs creative freedom “controversy”, not just Overwatch.

Here are some older “vile acts of censorship” in video games which we covered on BABD that match Point & Click’s satirical text just as much:

Similarly, the older article that features a pic of R. Mika, could apply to the Overwatch butt case as well.

Hope this sufficiently summarizes how predictable and repetitive the sexualization defense rhetoric really is.


Time to bring this back, since there is currently a new ruckus in the gaming world that isn’t related to bikini armor (at least yet).


Yes, after four games of white* guys going over to take over exotic locations, and one game that sort of did that in prehistory, Far Cry has created upset by going in a new direction. (tweet)  Certain people are really, really unhappy about this.


– wincenworks

Edit: * It has been pointed out by Will113 that the protagonist of Far Cry 4 was in fact Asian, though this is easily overlooked since you rarely see more than his hands and his voice actor was American.

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