"I’m Samus! Tee-hee."
6 Sexist Video Game Problems Even Bigger Than the Breasts

#4. The Dominant Turns Submissive
Other M replaced Samus, the most badass bounty hunter in gaming, with doe eyes and daddy issues. She’s single-handedly exterminated invasive species and exploded entire planets, but now she’ll stand in lava and burn to death before switching on her own shields without permission from Commander Fatherfigure, who calls her “lady.” … What’s even more infuriating…is Samus responding to a distress signal from an infant Metroid that she calls The Baby. She has guilt over The Baby. She believes The Baby was crying for her. She feels that The Baby enhanced her abilities. The Baby. The Baby. The Baby. The Fucking Baby.

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"I’m Samus! Tee-hee."

6 Sexist Video Game Problems Even Bigger Than the Breasts

#4. The Dominant Turns Submissive

Other M replaced Samus, the most badass bounty hunter in gaming, with doe eyes and daddy issues. She’s single-handedly exterminated invasive species and exploded entire planets, but now she’ll stand in lava and burn to death before switching on her own shields without permission from Commander Fatherfigure, who calls her “lady.” … What’s even more infuriating…is Samus responding to a distress signal from an infant Metroid that she calls The Baby. She has guilt over The Baby. She believes The Baby was crying for her. She feels that The Baby enhanced her abilities. The Baby. The Baby. The Baby. The Fucking Baby.

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    Theres a lot to say about the article this comes from, but in terms of Metroid and what Other M did to Samus I...
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    i agree with most of these. number six? a load of bull
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    Wait, WHAT did they do to Samus Aran!? Seriously, the Metroid games are probably my favourite games ever (or at least...
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    Dont even get me started on the incorrectness of the Bioshock entry. Elizabeth did NOT just sit around and wait for...
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    What they did to one of my role models is heartbreaking
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