Jessica Chobot not happy about fan reaction in ME3.

#251 Posted by Morrow (1829 posts) -

The impression I get from this thread is that male gamers, while they are perfectly ok with female exposure in an arousing/sexual way as game content, don't want females to be part of the game industry/community. And that their actions and behaviour is rated more strictly compared to that of males.

Way to go guys!

#252 Posted by killacam (1284 posts) -

i'd hit it

#253 Posted by Zor (654 posts) -

@Roger778: White Knight, and yeah, your trolling by bring up this topic just so you can disagree/belittle others. Regardless of what their opinions were, there was no need to bump this topic.

#254 Posted by DoctorWelch (2774 posts) -

WHO BUMPED THIS THREAD!?!? WHO DID IT!?!? ANSWER ME YOUNG MAN!!!

#255 Edited by Roger778 (957 posts) -

@DoctorWelch:

That was me, sir. I apologize. I was just angry about all of these negative comments about her, and I lashed out.

Oh, and for future reference, I'll be turning 34 in July.

#256 Posted by Getz (2997 posts) -

@Napalm said:

I might've been more warming to her and they didn't turn her into Snooki in Mass Effect 3.

Dude, that is fucking apt.

#257 Posted by SirPsychoSexy (1328 posts) -

Her character was fine and barely even relevant in the game if you did not want her to be. People are dicks, whatever.

#258 Posted by PrivateIronTFU (3874 posts) -

Yeah, guys, this is from almost two months ago. It's time to move on already.

#259 Posted by Napalm (9020 posts) -

@Getz said:

@Napalm said:

I might've been more warming to her and they didn't turn her into Snooki in Mass Effect 3.

Dude, that is fucking apt.

Wy did you go digging in a month-old thread? Haha.

#260 Posted by scalpel (314 posts) -

@Roger778 said:

First of all, to all of the people who called her a bitch, and a cunt, I have to say that I'm seriously pissed off at you guys. Look, I agree that she did a bad vocal performance in the game, and yes her character was unnecessary, but that doesn't give you the right to say bad things about a woman who loves and is genuinely interested in video games.

When I first played Mass Effect 3, I decided to let her board the ship simply because I wanted as many War assets points as I could get. I kept her on the ship for the rest of the game. But that was a choice, I made, and now, I know I won't need to again.

You guys seriously need to watch what you say about people like Jessica Chobot. She's just a woman, not a slut.

Write down name-calling to the immaturity of some, but I do have a right to say what I think about her role in the game whether they are perceived as "bad" or not. I'd do the same with a poor male actor even if he "loves and is genuinely interested in video games."

Speaking of immaturity, I had no idea there was a dichotomy between women and sluts. Should get some scientists to look at that.

#261 Posted by Animasta (14676 posts) -

god I totally forgot about ME3 already

MAN

#262 Posted by AngelN7 (2970 posts) -

@Morrow said:

The impression I get from this thread is that male gamers, while they are perfectly ok with female exposure in an arousing/sexual way as game content, don't want females to be part of the game industry/community. And that their actions and behaviour is rated more strictly compared to that of males.

Way to go guys!

/THREAD , I feel like garbage for knowing I share a hobby with such a hateful and immature audience such as gamers.

#263 Posted by Napalm (9020 posts) -

What is going on with all of the over-exaggeration from both sides? You're all retarded.

#264 Posted by Animasta (14676 posts) -

@Napalm: no need for the ableism dawg

#265 Posted by Irvandus (2877 posts) -

@Brendan said:

It's easy to treat her like shit on the internet, but I feel for where she's coming from. She's far from my favourite internet persona but she's not an active asshole and seems excited and interested in games.

Yep, my thoughts exactly.

#266 Posted by huser (1076 posts) -

@TaliciaDragonsong said:

Sorry, but the way she's portrayed in game is just awful. Her character looks silly and fake, her outfit is nowhere near a reporter's (not even a space reporters, look at that journo we got to punch every ME) and her personality ingame was horribly expendable. There's no way she should have been proud of that character, not in the slightest. Sure, it hurts when people respond to your presence like that but if she's so immersed in the game writing business she too could see what a horrible expendable character she is in the game, little more than forced hype.

Hey don't forget Wong. She's probably dead, but she did her part back on Earth to fight the Reapers. I really recommend trying to look up her "space" tweets as the invasion is going on.

#267 Posted by Napalm (9020 posts) -

@Animasta said:

@Napalm: no need for the ableism dawg

Can I play punch-out with your face?

#268 Posted by DoctorWelch (2774 posts) -

@Roger778 said:

@DoctorWelch:

That was me, sir. I apologize. I was just angry about all of these negative comments about her, and I lashed out.

Oh, and for future reference, I'll be turning 34 in July.

Well, you said you were sorry. Everyone makes mistakes. Now run along little fella.

#269 Posted by AlexW00d (6240 posts) -

@Morrow said:

The impression I get from this thread is that male gamers, while they are perfectly ok with female exposure in an arousing/sexual way as game content, don't want females to be part of the game industry/community. And that their actions and behaviour is rated more strictly compared to that of males.

Way to go guys!

From what I can tell it's the complete opposite way around, but whatever.

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#270 Posted by Yummylee (21547 posts) -

@Napalm said:

@Animasta said:

@Napalm: no need for the ableism dawg

Can I play punch-out with your face?

I'm sensing a history here.

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#271 Posted by Hailinel (24423 posts) -

I thought we were all done talking about Mass Effect 3. Let it go, guys.

#272 Posted by Morrow (1829 posts) -

@AlexW00d said:

@Morrow said:

The impression I get from this thread is that male gamers, while they are perfectly ok with female exposure in an arousing/sexual way as game content, don't want females to be part of the game industry/community. And that their actions and behaviour is rated more strictly compared to that of males.

Way to go guys!

From what I can tell it's the complete opposite way around, but whatever.

Seriously? You want to tell me that males are the ones being picked on in a community dominated by themselves?

#273 Posted by AlexW00d (6240 posts) -

@Morrow said:

@AlexW00d said:

@Morrow said:

The impression I get from this thread is that male gamers, while they are perfectly ok with female exposure in an arousing/sexual way as game content, don't want females to be part of the game industry/community. And that their actions and behaviour is rated more strictly compared to that of males.

Way to go guys!

From what I can tell it's the complete opposite way around, but whatever.

Seriously? You want to tell me that males are the ones being picked on in a community dominated by themselves?

Wrong opposite. I meant that people seem to dislike the idea of a female having her likeness being over-sexualised to gain fame/popularity/whatever.

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#274 Posted by Morrow (1829 posts) -

@AlexW00d said:

@Morrow said:

@AlexW00d said:

@Morrow said:

The impression I get from this thread is that male gamers, while they are perfectly ok with female exposure in an arousing/sexual way as game content, don't want females to be part of the game industry/community. And that their actions and behaviour is rated more strictly compared to that of males.

Way to go guys!

From what I can tell it's the complete opposite way around, but whatever.

Seriously? You want to tell me that males are the ones being picked on in a community dominated by themselves?

Wrong opposite. I meant that people seem to dislike the idea of a female having her likeness being over-sexualised to gain fame/popularity/whatever.

Oh, ok.

While using your sexualised exterior to gain fame and popularity is considered pretty cheap, there are so many people doing it and succeeding with it (just look at the entertainment business), it's kinda strange that 'people' would speak out against it, since they are the ones making it possible for that person to succeed with it in the first place. I think plain jealousy might be a reason this tactic is disliked. Kind of a double-standard though. Scarlet Johansson for example is very over-sexualised and almost every guy likes her. Dunno why Jessica Chobot struggles like that in the gaming community.

#275 Posted by AlexW00d (6240 posts) -

@Morrow: I think her whole licking a PSP and thus becoming famous for it is why people dislike her right? I don't really pay much attention to people in the gaming journalism world, but she seems a decent enough person to me. Scarlett Johansson probably isn't the best example for this though, you don't get to see what she is like as a person, being an actress, but you do get to see what Jessica Chobot is like. Most people who know who she is will, in some way or another, be a nerd, and probably don't like the idea of someone using their looks to gain places in a world they are interested in? But I dunno, people are just bad people. Blokes are over-sexualised also though, just as much as women in films and general media.

I think it can just be summarised with people are bad.

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#276 Posted by krazy_kyle (716 posts) -

While I'm not a huge fan of her or IGN for that matter I definitely think she gets a hell of a lot of undeserving abuse.

#277 Edited by SpaceInsomniac (3671 posts) -

@Morrow said:

@AlexW00d said:

@Morrow said:

@AlexW00d said:

@Morrow said:

The impression I get from this thread is that male gamers, while they are perfectly ok with female exposure in an arousing/sexual way as game content, don't want females to be part of the game industry/community. And that their actions and behaviour is rated more strictly compared to that of males.

Way to go guys!

From what I can tell it's the complete opposite way around, but whatever.

Seriously? You want to tell me that males are the ones being picked on in a community dominated by themselves?

Wrong opposite. I meant that people seem to dislike the idea of a female having her likeness being over-sexualised to gain fame/popularity/whatever.

Oh, ok.

While using your sexualised exterior to gain fame and popularity is considered pretty cheap, there are so many people doing it and succeeding with it (just look at the entertainment business), it's kinda strange that 'people' would speak out against it, since they are the ones making it possible for that person to succeed with it in the first place. I think plain jealousy might be a reason this tactic is disliked. Kind of a double-standard though. Scarlet Johansson for example is very over-sexualised and almost every guy likes her. Dunno why Jessica Chobot struggles like that in the gaming community.

Scarlet Johansson didn't lick an award statue. It just feels a little forced with Chobot. I suspect that most gamer's dislike of Jessica Chobot can really be boiled down to a dislike of G4 and how they treated "the gamer demographic" in general. X Play was often the one exception to that rule, so of course they decided to essentially fire the host.

A day later, she said she was closing down the blog. Then, she updated that post saying she would keep it open, but probably wouldn't use it much anymore.

This sort of thing doesn't help my opinion of her either. Not in the slightest.

@AngelN7 said:

@Morrow said:

The impression I get from this thread is that male gamers, while they are perfectly ok with female exposure in an arousing/sexual way as game content, don't want females to be part of the game industry/community. And that their actions and behaviour is rated more strictly compared to that of males.

Way to go guys!

/THREAD , I feel like garbage for knowing I share a hobby with such a hateful and immature audience such as gamers.

Gamers can be hateful and immature, but not everyone on the anti-Chobot boat is a misogynistic asshole. I do want females to be a part of the industry and community, but I simply view her as pandering.

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#278 Posted by aldo_q (125 posts) -

Before this topic I had no idea who Jessica Chobot was or that I was supposed to find her character so bad in the game. I had not really noticed either. Luckily this topic was here to teach me.... that some gamers really need to outgrow the age of 12. Seriously..

#279 Posted by Thoraxe (6 posts) -

Oh jesus christ. Leave the blasted woman alone. As if her wanky little cameo really mattered. So she's upset that people didn't like her inclusion in a game? Well duh! Of course she'd be upset. And when will people retire that PSP shit? Let it go, it's over.

#280 Posted by lavaman77 (567 posts) -

Bugger off Jessica. And stay out of my games.

#281 Posted by big_jon (5723 posts) -

Jaded asshole douche bags are the type to attack her over something as silly as a cameo in ME3.

#282 Posted by Wrighteous86 (3782 posts) -

@Thoraxe said:

Oh jesus christ. Leave the blasted woman alone. As if her wanky little cameo really mattered. So she's upset that people didn't like her inclusion in a game? Well duh! Of course she'd be upset. And when will people retire that PSP shit? Let it go, it's over.

And when will people drop the fact that Kim Kardashian is a talentless porn star? Sure it's the only reason she's famous, but you shouldn't bring it up every time you're assaulted with her pandering presence in ads and reality television!

#283 Posted by Madmark316 (1 posts) -

Jessica rocks!!!! I would love to see her in any video game I play! She is the perfect girl, gamer,goddess and goofy!! God bless you Jess!!! Keep doing what you love to do and dont worry about the handfull of haters, there will always be people who hate women who are happy AND have it all!

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