Lara Croft rape suggestion is insulting to both genders
19th June 2012
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In recent years, gaming has become 'acceptable', and has emerged as a dominant form of media in the Western world. One game being released in the next year is the reboot of the well-known Tomb Raider series, starring one of gaming's most recognisable characters, Lara Croft. The title is a prequel which explains how Lara Croft came to be the character we all know and love. During the recent E3 conference, it was revealed that Lara would start the game as a vulnerable female and, through various experiences encountered throughout the game, would become tougher. The games sees Lara stranded on an island surrounded by unknown dangers and merciless attackers. The first time that Lara has to kill another human being is during an attempted rape on her near the beginning of the game.
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