Females might enjoy lesbian porn as well. That does not change the fact almost all of it is made for guys.
Dead or Alive Extreme 2 is one of the most extreme cases of objectifying women in video games there is.
I dont really mind the game that much, since its a niche game and so up front...
The reward with buying the game and playing it, is for most straight men to see girls play around in bikinis. You earn money to buy clothes for them, and you can watch them play around in the sand with what you put on them.
This commercial agrees.
This is true, but I thought your argument earlier was that the protagonists are men, because they are percieved to be more competent. Sorry then. However, it is still often a bit sexist. That the market dictates the sex of the protagonist is fair (but sad), but also often a bit sexist as female...
the Super Mario games
are examples of games where the story is based around a damsel-in-distress being the reward for the main character when you finish the game.
Metroid: Other M
is an example of a game where you actually play as a female protagonist but...
In other words they are protagonists because they are men. The capable ones. While the woman is the reward. It very often is sexist. Above all though, it is a very overdone trope that generally constitues a boring story.
That doesnt really have much to do with sexism. An example of something...
Not that I care so much about these details, but if I remember correctly, I heard on a podcast that the game does start in new york city, with a pre-bald Max Payne. And apparently a lot of the game takes place there.
They might have done themselves an unfavor by presenting the change without...