November 12, 2008


Filed under: Gender,Media,Sexuality,Violence — Tags: , , , — Melanie @ 10:49 am

The women at Feministing posted (click here to access video) the following about the virtual geisha you can buy and, apparently, beat up:

This is just so unbelievably disturbing. A new Japanese augmented reality (AR) software program features a “virtual girlfriend” that literally allows you to hit her with a paddle her until she cries.

All she seems to do is sweep the floor until you undress and paddle her until she cries herself into a fetal position, in which then you give her a teddy bear so she’ll become happy again.