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Overview

A porn magazine is a magazine usually full of pictures depicting nudity or various sex acts, also known as pornography. The term "porn" was derived from the Greek word "porne" (prostitute) combined with the Greek word "graphein" (illustration).

Common Environments

Porn magazines are often sold at news stands or in convenience stores, usually placed by proprietors on the top shelves, to prevent children or diminutive adults from reaching them unseen. Occasionally porn magazines are kept behind the counter, requiring that customers ask for them specifically. Porn magazines are sometimes wrapped in opaque plastic bags that conceal the cover, revealing only the magazine title.

Notable Variants and Publications

Playboy Magazine

Playboy Magazine is a famous international publication, published by Playboy Enterprises and owned by Hugh Hefner. Besides its flagship US-based magazine, Playboy is published in over 30 countries, including the Philippines, Japan, Ukraine, Latvia, France, the United Kingdom, and Germany. Regional variants usually feature articles written by local journalists and locally photographed porn.

Playboy has appeared in several video games. It appeared in Mafia II as a collectible. By finding the magazine, gamers were rewarded with a nude picture of one of the Playboy models.

In Dead Rising 2, poster advertisements for Playboy can be found all around Fortune City and you can look at them more closely by pressing the observe button. Looking at them can even win you a combo card.

In MGS4 Snake's psyche gauge will recover if the player views Playboy magazines in first person, earning the Rabbit emblem after viewing 100 pages.

Gravure Magazines

Gravure magazines are a Japanese variant of porn magazine that is unique in that gravure magazines are not strictly pornographic. They do not show nudity or other such explicit material, but also usually do not include written articles or features, making them little more than saucy photo books of idols and minor celebrities. They are featured prominently on the magazine racks of Yakuza series convenience stores.

In the Metal Gear Solid series, gravure posters and magazines can be found around facilities in lockers and lounge areas, and can be placed on the ground in strategic places to distract guards on patrol.

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