Threat Detection – Episode 19 – Sex in Videogames (Part 2)

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On this second part of our discussion of sex in videogames, we delve into gender, sexuality, and the auld ride in mainstream and indie videogames. How have videogames historically dealt with sex? Is it possible for such a mainstream medium to deal with sex in an adult way? Do we even want sex in our games? And finally, has a videogame ever been ‘sexy’?

Download: Threat Detection – Episode 19

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Threat Detection – Episode 18 – Sex in Videogames (Part 1)

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On this episode of our weekly videogame show Gareth & James discuss the steamy topic of sex in videogames. We delve into gender, sexuality, and the auld ride in mainstream and indie videogames. How have videogames historically dealt with sex? Is it possible for such a mainstream medium to deal with sex in an adult way? Do we even want sex in our games? And finally, has a videogame ever been ‘sexy’?

Download: Threat Detection – Episode 18

Threat Detection – Episode 12 – Sex & Sexuality

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Download: Episode 12

We discuss…

1) Guilt of the video game millionaires

2) Interesting article by Samantha Allen about joining the fringe medium of ‘queer’ games with the mainstream gaming audience. It highlights the veritable renaissance of sexual politics video games.

3) What we’ve been playing – GTA 5, Brothers a tale of two sons