Mainstream video games are the same as porn

by Ben Salter Featured 15 Comments 33 Votes 7328 Views 03/07/2012 Back to News

Mainstream video games are like porn. No, not because of the inundation of scantily clad women. Rather, on how they keep you coming back.

"Mainstream AAA videogames operate on principles akin to porn: highly repetitive activities premised on visceral pleasure and spectacle," tweeted game designer Eric Zimmerman.

Pornography is a highly repetitive activity that keeps its consumers coming back. So are video games.

He soon added: "I’d prefer to hypersexualize games, rather than de-sexualize them. Why not use Clockwork Orange and Macho Sluts as models for game design?"

After all, sex sells.

By Ben Salter - Bio

Link to us http://wii.mmgn.com/News/Mainstream-video-games-are-the-same-as-p
Vote for this article Log in with Facebook

Mainstream video games are the same as porn Comments

Leave a comment Log in with Facebook
lol so true @Ben so true now to get back to my porn i mean game collection [MOG]
Great, so now the "innocent" children here will educate their parents about this new revelation (evil)
BJ2
+
Might go buy guitar hero
I might go buy pink lingerie...What.
What article? [MOG]

Why not use Clockwork Orange and Macho Sluts as models for game design?"



I'd buy that game [MOG]
Wonder how much porn the kid went threw to get that pic?
& ?????? [Derp]
We all like playing porn and watching videogames.... [Shifty]
This explains so much
*Double take* BJ2?!?? Haven't seen you on here for ages!!

Back on topic.. Porn AND videogames.. Who said males couldn't multitask?!??
Phew now I don't have to feel bad about my pr0n addiction- wait... what?
Porn + games plz.
Porn in games
All I can think of when I read this is the game Playboy: The Mansion.

Post a comment

Leave a comment Log in with Facebook

Recently Read

Featured Wii Content

Games of April: Your Most Anticipated?

Games of April: Your Most Anticipated?

27/03/2014 Polls 8 14
Metroid in Unreal Engine 4

Metroid in Unreal Engine 4

Tano 9 hours News 0 6
Super Mario Bros theme played on ... wine glasses and a frying pan?

Super Mario Bros theme played on ... wine glasses and a frying pan?

Tano 13 hours News 3 2
Someone made a list of every video game ever made
Tano 1 day News 9 22
Back To The Future's WiiFit hoverboard

Back To The Future's WiiFit hoverboard

Tano 1 day News 0 2
Rumour: Resident Evil 7 will be announced at E3 2014

Rumour: Resident Evil 7 will be announced at E3 2014

zurczner 1 day News 4 3
Publishers and tickets confirmed for EB Expo 2014
Gryllis 6 days News 2 7
Friendly Fire Show 50th episode spectacular!

Friendly Fire Show 50th episode spectacular!

Podcast 14/04 Articles 2 7
Friendly Fire Show 49: Tano finds his voice

Friendly Fire Show 49: Tano finds his voice

Podcast 07/04 Articles 1 5

Community Content

Rumour: Resident Evil 7 will be announced at E3 2014

Rumour: Resident Evil 7 will be announced at E3 2014

zurczner 1 day News 4 3
A loser's review of FIFA 14
03/03/2014 Blog 13 0

MMGN Updates

Status
Updating..
Username

commented on Kenni in Japan

mesohorny 27 mins ago
Username

commented on The Lego Movie Review

kangle4 2 hours ago
Username

sjt333, Kayel commented on First image confirms new Call of Duty has a man in it

sjt333 3 hours ago
Username

alianzista just unlocked the The Collector achievement!

alianzista 4 hours ago