Representation of Women in Video Games.
- Lara Croft was the ORIGINAL female video game character!
- Surely feminists everywhere would have been rejoicing, finally equality in the gaming world! But alas, this was not the case, although Lara Croft should have been an incredibly empowering for women because she is a tough woman, with incredible physical strength and bravery, it is blatantly obvious this was a character designed for a male audience, due to her large breasts and unrealistic female figure.
- In terms of representation of women in video games, I think this is a negative physical view of women as it degrades them and instills the games with a mindset that allows them to treat women as sexual objects.
- To make matters worse, there was a ‘naked modification’ meaning the game could be played with Lara naked.