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Horizon Forbidden West: Evolving Aloy (new character model and visual updates)

CGiRanger

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They were trying to say what they just said. They made her face more masculine so she could look stronger.
Masculine strong. Feminine weak. Therefore women must be like men. Pay attention and you'll notice it's a trend in western culture.
 

ChiefDada

Member
They were trying to say what they just said. They made her face more masculine so she could look stronger.
Masculine strong. Feminine weak. Therefore women must be like men. Pay attention and you'll notice it's a trend in western culture.
Again, I still don't know to whom this quote is attributable to. Please, what exactly about Aloy's face is masculine. Be specific.
 
I thought I heard something like that as well. I never understood that mentality. If you want an uglier or more grounded looking model, why get a pretty model in the first place? Just get a plain-Jane or homely looking female and call it a day. I don’t have a problem with Aloy looks, but if that’s true that is ludicrous.
Because It’s not a big deal?
 

Woggleman

Member
Again, because the only time people want to look at good looking people is because they want to get their rocks off, right?

Not sure how this isn't getting through to you.
Not always but it is related to attraction. There are plenty of ugly men including a man who wears blood stained and filthy clothes who doesn't wipe his ass and looks the part that people don't complain but we have women like Aloy or Abby who might not fit typical pin up model standards and it is treated like a crime.
 

Claus Grimhildyr

Vincit qui se vincit
Not always but it is related to attraction. There are plenty of ugly men including a man who wears blood stained and filthy clothes who doesn't wipe his ass and looks the part that people don't complain but we have women like Aloy or Abby who might not fit typical pin up model standards and it is treated like a crime.

Except it really isn't. You are projecting, pathetically so and trying to create strawman arguments.
 
I have a hot and gorgeous woman beside me every night so I don't need to get my rocks off to video games. Why is this such a big deal to some people?
Hollywood movies, tv shows, dramas, commercials, advertisements, music videos, social media, news anchors, etc are almost always filled to the brim with extremely attractive women, so people want the same for their games I’m assuming. You rarely, if ever see homely looking women leading these cop dramas, soap operas or music videos for example. It’s not a deal breaker to me or anything, but I would imagine most people in general want to look at attractive people especially when they experience escapism.
 
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sony got woke as f. they are going so downhill since ps 4 days. japan studios my ass. they wont get a cent from me til this garbage is over again.

woke shit reminds me of the 80 . men dressed like woman we beat the shit out of em and the 90 were manly again. wtf is wrong with people in the usa its always them who start this shit
 
So they can have a base model…
From what I heard, the companies usually go through some methods to get these actresses/models, so I figure why not just get the girl in accounting or on the development team to be your base model and it will probably be much cheaper as well. Then again, maybe they want the actress or model’s likeness or facial similarities.
 

Rivet

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sony got woke as f. they are going so downhill since ps 4 days. japan studios my ass. they wont get a cent from me til this garbage is over again.

woke shit reminds me of the 80 . men dressed like woman we beat the shit out of em and the 90 were manly again. wtf is wrong with people in the usa its always them who start this shit

Parody post ? I can't tell anymore. Aloy looks like a normal woman to me. She doesn't look bad...
 
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T0minator

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sony got woke as f. they are going so downhill since ps 4 days. japan studios my ass. they wont get a cent from me til this garbage is over again.

woke shit reminds me of the 80 . men dressed like woman we beat the shit out of em and the 90 were manly again. wtf is wrong with people in the usa its always them who start this shit

🤔 What are you talking about?
 

N30RYU

Member
I'm more concerned that after all the landslide the Ps4 version of the game in the PS Store still doesn't include the PS5 one as they told us
 

Warablo

Member
Any time you change the structure of the original model it will look worse to fans. Sony even changed Peter Parker entirely.
 

LMJ

Member
They were trying to say what they just said. They made her face more masculine so she could look stronger.
Masculine strong. Feminine weak. Therefore women must be like men. Pay attention and you'll notice it's a trend in western culture.
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Again, it's not a matter of the fact that Aloy herself is ugly (though again the fatter face is odd), it's the fact that so many supposed creatives feel the need to make a female character (aka Aloy) more masculine to make her tougher.

This often means being less emotional, and not needing a man for anything and often changing a characters interactions as far as remakes are concerned, such as the flirtatious nature between Carlos and Jill in re3 and basically turning Jill into a bitch for the remake lol.

This is simply not nessacary, you can have a femalle character who can still be hardcore, a fighter, a survivor AND feminine it not only makes the character deeper as they have more range than a doorstop but also more relatable to the audience.
 

hank_tree

Member
I'm more concerned that after all the landslide the Ps4 version of the game in the PS Store still doesn't include the PS5 one as they told us
I was trying to find the PS4 version on the PS5 store and it wasn't even there? Unless I'm being dumb. Seems really scummy to be hiding that cheaper version. The store is really pushing to get the Digital Deluxe if you want both PS4 and PS5 versions.
 

DForce

Member
I dont understand why wanting beautiful character design in games immediately means you are "horny"!?
The problem is that some people want every single female protagonist to look like a supermodel.

Every female character isn't going look like one. People just need to stop whining about it.
 

Claus Grimhildyr

Vincit qui se vincit
I dont understand why wanting beautiful character design in games immediately means you are "horny"!?

Anyone who uses that excuse is someone who either has a ton of skeletons in their closet or has zero ability to actually communicate like an adult. Like above.
 
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ChiefDada

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Its just odd. Imagine if Charlize Theron played captain marvel looking like this:


This is by far the most egregious comparison I've ever come across. So much so that I'm fairly convinced you're trolling.

Honestly, I hate to validate this nonsense topic by taking a position on her looks but I feel like I'm living in the twilight zone or have a serious case of Shallow Hal vison at this point. Aloy is an above average looking character model by most conventional Western standards. By no means am I suggesting that such beauty standards are definitively correct, but based on how long this silly debate has been dragging on, you would think they cast some clicker from TLOU for Aloy's model.
 

Sosokrates

Founder of western console warring.
This is by far the most egregious comparison I've ever come across. So much so that I'm fairly convinced you're trolling.

Honestly, I hate to validate this nonsense topic by taking a position on her looks but I feel like I'm living in the twilight zone or have a serious case of Shallow Hal vison at this point. Aloy is an above average looking character model by most conventional Western standards. By no means am I suggesting that such beauty standards are definitively correct, but based on how long this silly debate has been dragging on, you would think they cast some clicker from TLOU for Aloy's model.

If you dislike the topic so much why didnt you quote the post I replied to aswell?

People are going to prefer a more attractive Aloy, it does not have to be some big drama.

And for me its not just about sex appeal, its that it does not make sense for Aloy to have have a chubby face. She is an almost super human athlete.
 
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Hobbygaming

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This is by far the most egregious comparison I've ever come across. So much so that I'm fairly convinced you're trolling.

Honestly, I hate to validate this nonsense topic by taking a position on her looks but I feel like I'm living in the twilight zone or have a serious case of Shallow Hal vison at this point. Aloy is an above average looking character model by most conventional Western standards. By no means am I suggesting that such beauty standards are definitively correct, but based on how long this silly debate has been dragging on, you would think they cast some clicker from TLOU for Aloy's model.
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