It’s just like playing a full motion video

Jesus christ this looks good

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How did I spend Easter…?

Assembling IKEA furniture and watching hockey; which I dislike, mind you.

Why, isn’t this tradition?

Dark Souls 2…

… or how to accidentally provoke a merchant in a duel because you’re jumping around like an idiot wearing butterfly wings that just so happen to be poisonous and you didn’t know.

I just hope that merchant wasn’t important in the long run. Rest in peace, old woman. I’m sorry seeing a grown bearded man wearing nothing but shiny butterfly wings offended you so.

All of these guys put our North American heroes to shame.
TO SHAME I SAY!
I want a rider belt; now!

All of these guys put our North American heroes to shame.

TO SHAME I SAY!

I want a rider belt; now!

I’ve felt like it’s been Friday since Tuesday.

I think I need a vacation.

diamond-is-sparkling:

The Kacho is perfect.

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Yes!

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tekno-pathetic asked: The zero suit took that away? You do realize that before the gba remake Samus wore a nothing but a black bikini underneath right? Or that in her previous game "Other M" they made her heels for no reason. Atleast smash has given them a practical use ala Chell and Raiden. Please do research before talking about a character

metaxzero:

vashyron:

metaxzero:

vashyron:

metaxzero:

vashyron:

Oh, okay. My bad. She’s been objectified before, so I guess it’s okay now. Ah and I forgot; sexism is okay if it’s for a practical use. Because jet boots wouldn’t work without high heels & the helium balloons she has on her chest. My mistake; I should have done my research. Thank you so much for shedding light on this whole mess :) 

Are you arguing that Samus should get a new less busty body type and throw away her past because sexism (here that busty women? You are inherently sexist)? Are you really trying to put real logic into the space warrior with a magic space suit that does everything from mini-nukes to forcing her into a ball without killing her?

I don’t even like the heels, but these sexism cries over it are just obnoxious

I’m arguing the video game industry needs more heroines aren’t objectified; that don’t need sex appeal to be heroes. A.k.a Samus in her power suit. Note that I don’t really give a shit about the heels myself; it’s the tight suit, the helium breasts and the make-up that piss me off.

Plus, Samus originally was a 6”3 soldier, so explain how she turned into a 5”something barbie? I’m not trying to impose “logic” on fictional universes, I’m saying fictional universes shouldn’t always need to glorify fake, plastic women. Zero Samus would still have been awesome and great to play as if she remained 6”3 and had the constitution of a military trained soldier.

Isn’t that what new heroines are for? Not old heroines with a long history of this thing? And I’m pretty sure there are more non-sexualized video game heroes now than in any period. Not that I’m saying we couldn’t have more, but do we really need to blast every attractive one?

Sakomoto is a moron who I hope never touches Metroid’s story again. Though really, regardless of her body type, Samus is Samus. She’ll be great to play as regardless. Though height is widely inconsistent in Smash.

I always pictured Samus Aran to be one of the few strong & original female heroines of the video game industry, regardless of the “special bonus” you got for finishing the original games under a certain amount of time; because at least for almost the entirety of the game, the character had nothing to do with sex appeal. That is why the Zero Suit Samus angers me, and the modifications they made on it for the upcoming Smash game don’t really help make me appreciate it any better.

As for the “new heroines”, are you talking about Smash Brothers or in general? I must admit we’ve had a couple’ strong and non-objectified female characters in the past few years (a.k.a The Last of Us, The Walking Dead, Beyond Two Souls) but to me it feels highly insufficient. There’s still too many lollipop chainsaw & dead or alive type of thing going on out there.

And your question there: “Do we need to blast every attractive one?”… The word “attractive” in this sentence is somewhat disturbing to me. No one, and I mean no one at all in the “real world” look like that Zero Suit Samus. Making fictional characters “attractive” by making them unrealistic is exactly where the problem lies. Real women can be attractive too; women that are not objectified can be attractive. We need female heroines to blow people’s mind with their personality, their strength & resolve… Look at Tess in The Last of Us. She looks real, she feels real, and she kicks more ass than the main guy. A more “conventional” scenario would have had the main guy protect the lady at all cost; in The Last of Us, Tess’s personality even feels “manlier” than the male protagonist’s. And she doesn’t need a cleavage, she doesn’t need a plastic, clean face to be attractive.

You wouldn’t have sex with her? What, you’d have sex with any of your favourite female characters? That’s not what it should be about. I’d love to go out and have a drink with Tess. Not with lollipop chainsaw.

Sounds like you won’t like ZSS unless they make her not ZSS basically (or remove her from Smash). Which at that point means stepping on the toes of those who do like her. Though that’s fine. We’ll always have armor Samus and assuming the next Metroid game doesn’t follow Other M’s example, we’ll have her in her suit for most of the game again.

In general. Figured we were talking about general female video game heroes instead of limiting it to Nintendo.

I don’t get what is so disturbing about finding Samus attractive. She still looks human. And are you arguing that female characters have to look like Tess to “blow people’s mind with their personality, their strength & resolve”?

I’m not saying female characters should all look like Tess, but they shouldn’t all be blonde playboy models either. Tess was just one example of a female character done right, in my opinion.

And it’s not that Zero Suit Samus isn’t attractive per say; it’s just your turn of phrase that sort of implied “every attractive character” had to look fake and objectified.

asker

tekno-pathetic asked: The zero suit took that away? You do realize that before the gba remake Samus wore a nothing but a black bikini underneath right? Or that in her previous game "Other M" they made her heels for no reason. Atleast smash has given them a practical use ala Chell and Raiden. Please do research before talking about a character

metaxzero:

vashyron:

metaxzero:

vashyron:

Oh, okay. My bad. She’s been objectified before, so I guess it’s okay now. Ah and I forgot; sexism is okay if it’s for a practical use. Because jet boots wouldn’t work without high heels & the helium balloons she has on her chest. My mistake; I should have done my research. Thank you so much for shedding light on this whole mess :) 

Are you arguing that Samus should get a new less busty body type and throw away her past because sexism (here that busty women? You are inherently sexist)? Are you really trying to put real logic into the space warrior with a magic space suit that does everything from mini-nukes to forcing her into a ball without killing her?

I don’t even like the heels, but these sexism cries over it are just obnoxious

I’m arguing the video game industry needs more heroines aren’t objectified; that don’t need sex appeal to be heroes. A.k.a Samus in her power suit. Note that I don’t really give a shit about the heels myself; it’s the tight suit, the helium breasts and the make-up that piss me off.

Plus, Samus originally was a 6”3 soldier, so explain how she turned into a 5”something barbie? I’m not trying to impose “logic” on fictional universes, I’m saying fictional universes shouldn’t always need to glorify fake, plastic women. Zero Samus would still have been awesome and great to play as if she remained 6”3 and had the constitution of a military trained soldier.

Isn’t that what new heroines are for? Not old heroines with a long history of this thing? And I’m pretty sure there are more non-sexualized video game heroes now than in any period. Not that I’m saying we couldn’t have more, but do we really need to blast every attractive one?

Sakomoto is a moron who I hope never touches Metroid’s story again. Though really, regardless of her body type, Samus is Samus. She’ll be great to play as regardless. Though height is widely inconsistent in Smash.

I always pictured Samus Aran to be one of the few strong & original female heroines of the video game industry, regardless of the “special bonus” you got for finishing the original games under a certain amount of time; because at least for almost the entirety of the game, the character had nothing to do with sex appeal. That is why the Zero Suit Samus angers me, and the modifications they made on it for the upcoming Smash game don’t really help make me appreciate it any better.

As for the “new heroines”, are you talking about Smash Brothers or in general? I must admit we’ve had a couple’ strong and non-objectified female characters in the past few years (a.k.a The Last of Us, The Walking Dead, Beyond Two Souls) but to me it feels highly insufficient. There’s still too many lollipop chainsaw & dead or alive type of thing going on out there.

And your question there: “Do we need to blast every attractive one?”… The word “attractive” in this sentence is somewhat disturbing to me. No one, and I mean no one at all in the “real world” look like that Zero Suit Samus. Making fictional characters “attractive” by making them unrealistic is exactly where the problem lies. Real women can be attractive too; women that are not objectified can be attractive. We need female heroines to blow people’s mind with their personality, their strength & resolve… Look at Tess in The Last of Us. She looks real, she feels real, and she kicks more ass than the main guy. A more “conventional” scenario would have had the main guy protect the lady at all cost; in The Last of Us, Tess’s personality even feels “manlier” than the male protagonist’s. And she doesn’t need a cleavage, she doesn’t need a plastic, clean face to be attractive.

You wouldn’t have sex with her? What, you’d have sex with any of your favourite female characters? That’s not what it should be about. I’d love to go out and have a drink with Tess. Not with lollipop chainsaw.