November 24, 2015

Japanese game company won't bring 'Dead or Alive Xtreme 3' to West out of fear of feminist backlash

StaffRebel Columnist

Japanese video game publisher Koei Tecmo has said on its official Facebook page that it won't bring 'Dead or Alive Xtreme 3' to Western audiences.

The Dead or Alive Xtreme series debuted on the original Xbox under the full title of “Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball”. The game features female characters from the main 'Dead or Alive' fighting games competing in volleyball events and participating in mini-games while wearing suggestible bikinis.

Each installment in the series has been rated 'M' by the ESRB, which means it's intended for people 17-years-old and older.

On November 18, gamer Jeremiah Hereth posted a question on the game's official Facebook page asking “Any words of bringing the upcoming Xtreme 3 Game to US and EU regions or no?”

The page replied to the inquiry, “We do not bring DOAX3 to the west and won't have any plan change in the future. Thank you for asking.”

When pressed for more information, the page admin replied again, “Do you know many issues happening in video game industry with regard to how to treat female in video game industry? We do not want to talk those things here. But certainly we have gone through in last year or two to come to our decision. Thank you.”

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The decision has sent shock waves across the #GamerGate movement. GamerGate supporters call for ethics in gaming journalism and taking to task the social justice warrior views of sites like Polygon where feminist causes have resulted in reviews of games such as Bayonetta 2 to receive lower aggregater scores.

A petition calling for Koei Tecmo to reverse their decision and bring Dead of Alive Xtreme 3 to the West has been created. As of the time of this posting it has 413 signatures.

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commented 2016-02-07 22:31:26 -0500
See, this is why people hate feminists. Apparently, they can’t just be responsible adults and buy the games they like and avoid they games they don’t like. No, they want EVERY game on the market to conform to their SPECIFIC sensibilities. If any game exists which they don’t like it’s somehow wrong. It “objectifies women” they say (even though they never have a problem with any game that reveals men the same way) and somehow everyone in the entire freaking world has to literally bend over backwards because of it.

Well I’m tired of it, and I am tired of people fueling the damn feminist machine. If you call yourself a feminist, news flash, you are part of the problem. You give power to the people who block games, yes, but that’s just the most recent annoyance. It’s just an example of the inequality created by feminism. Everything from simple games to equal protection of the law is consistently attacked by the feminist movement.

Personally, I game with girls more than guys and I have nothing against so-called “girl gamers”, but same thing there. I see quite a few people who call themselves “girl gamers” and who act like every game on the market has to cater specifically to their needs. Why does the existence of a game you won’t play impact your ability to play a game you will play? Would you be as offended by a game of men’s volleyball as you would a game of women’s volleyball?

And let’s not forget the fact that the swimsuit itself was a product of the feminist movement. You know, back when it was about women’s right and not about being a misogynist.
commented 2015-11-25 09:28:48 -0500
Outrageous that fat, ugly feminists dictate to us whether beautiful girls shall be seen in our games and media. Think Andrea Dworkin, a disgusting land whale of a woman, the ugly girl that never got invited to the prom, no one wanted her for marriage and thank god she never bred, but insisting she was raped as if that lie should give her power and license. She and her ilk drive feminism of today and it’s pathetic we kow-tow to such disgusting slobs. Why, outside of high school, did we begin to tolerate the whining of these disgusting shrews? Who GAVE them this power? And what really is the consequence for ignoring them? They aren’t buying our games anyway.
commented 2015-11-25 00:48:21 -0500
Accuna i saw that as well, the woman of the year has a penis. It is better not to understand these fanatics, if they make sense to you then that means you have metal problems. SO be glad it boggles your mind, it means you have a mind.
commented 2015-11-24 23:39:57 -0500
brain-dead feminists ever meet the kardashians ? ha! woman of the year, bruce jenner. the woman of the year has a penis! why aren’t they on that one? oh ya…they don’t tackle real issues…I forgot…sorry.
commented 2015-11-24 22:54:39 -0500
SAM!!!! I cannot stop laughing…..
commented 2015-11-24 20:20:25 -0500
If the publisher were smart, they would put all the female video game characters in niqabs to shut the feminists up.
commented 2015-11-24 20:08:19 -0500
Not a day goes by where I do not give thanks for the perverted Japanese.