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Lo Wang? Really?

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I started this game tonight. Shadow Warrior.

Yeah, protagonist is Lo Wang. When I type “shadow warrior” into Google, the auto-complete I get is “wang jokes.” In the game, though, he’s more of a doughy chainsmoking Japanese who looks like he’d be happier playing Bingo. Or slots. What do they play in those huge casinos, anyway? Wait, do the Japanese do that, or just the Chinese?

I’m not far in, and already I have a wise-cracking demon sidekick, a bunch of smartass fortune cookies, and I’m pretty sure that’s Godzilla in the distance. Huh.

Honestly, I don’t know how anyone can be offended by the casual sexism of video games. It’s so hilariously stupid.

sock it to me

August 24, 2015 — 9:50 pm
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