Mainstream video games are the same as porn

by Ben Salter Featured 15 Comments 33 Votes 7289 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.

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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
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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.

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