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New Video Game: Dungeons, Dragons, and Now Gay Sex?

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In this article from the New York Times, a new video game is introduced called Dragon Age: Origins; you can develop combat and magic skills, interact with other characters and have romantic encounters. If you play as a male character, it is even possible to have a liaison with a male elf. This has raised a lot of questions from news media about the depiction of gay sex in mass entertainment.

Click the link to read the whole article. It’s really interesting how other gaming magazines and bloggers were responding and how the company who produced the game responded to those complaints. The video game is rated M for mature, but since the article claims the game “depicts two men in various sex positions in a secret scene of homosexual seduction,” I have to wonder where the line is that this game may, or may not, have crossed.

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Written by lkirby23

December 14, 2009 at 4:52 pm

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