Red Dead Redemption: calls to ban violence against women in games are too simplistic | Van...

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    How violence is punished or rewarded is part of the challenge of playing, and always has been

    Ten minutes into the game’s snow-whipped, western world of weary cowboys, disintegrating crime gangs and staggering audiovisual design, Red Dead Redemption 2 had me in its thrall.

    Rockstar’s latest blockbuster game is so captivating, and its powers of visual, narrative and interactive stimulation so habit-forming, that criticism of the potential the game allows for violence against women – an allowance being taken advantage of with glee by some users – has registered with sharpness proportional to its own extraordinary detail.

    Related: Red Dead Redemption 2: game criticised over killing of suffragette

    YouTube closed by channel because I killed a female NPC in #RDR2
    They said It promoted violence.

    You spend the entire games murdering men and no one cares, punch a woman and you get banned, are you out of your mind @YouTube @TeamYouTube @YTCreators @YongYea @JimSterling

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