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"She is literally turned into a cornered animal."
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"And then, Rosenberg says, those scavengers will try to rape her."
From the original article.
Joe, if you read the linked article where the quotes comes from, you'll see the following quote, also from Rosenberg:
"In the new Tomb Raider, Lara Croft will suffer. Her best friend will be kidnapped. She'll get taken prisoner by island scavengers. And then, Rosenberg says, those scavengers will try to rape her."
So, really, no reading in required.
Wed, 2012-06-13 13:59 — Joe P (not verified)
*copied from above as 'proper' reply
Ah, fair dinkums, I stand corrected. I did try the link but my PC was playing silly buggers.
It's a shame that the industry can't bring itself to be a little more mature. That Hitman trailer with the murder of bondage-dressed nuns was abhorrent. Someone said "But they're clearly evil and not proper nuns" - to be honest, I don't really care what they are. It might be slightly old-fashioned of me, but I still cringe at such a graphic display of any woman or group of women being murdered. It would be similar were it a group of males.
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