Games Research 2

I’ve posted this link once before in a response to someone but I think it will be a pivotal part of my research project because of all the points it makes about who exactly games are designed for.

The article references what happened on a Bioware forum, where someone who considered himself to be a “straight male gamer” expressed his disapproval with having every romanceable character in Dragon Age 2 be bisexual. David Gaider, who helped create Dragon Age 2 responded to this person himself and basically points out that the games are made for you, simply because you think they should be. This speaks a lot about entitlement in video games, specifically those regarding gender, sexuality, and race and bravely subverts the idea that video games are just for the “straight male [white] gamer”


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