Custer’s Revenge – Atari 2600 Game (1982)

Custer's Revenge - Atari 2600 Game (1982)

These are the kind of games that today’s game makers grew up with… sold in a leather case with a lock on it (someone should have thrown away the key). In the game the player must guide General Custer across a mesa littered with falling arrows and prickly cactus to enjoy raping a bound and submissive native woman named Revenge – reinforces “noble savage” stereotypes as a path to sexual ecstasy, romanticizes violence and trivializes rape. Luckily this game maker went out of business.

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One comment

  1. rambukkanastudents

    Reblogged this on comn4725blog and commented:
    This game puts so many themes together: the war economy, pornification of media, hegemonic ideals of masculinity, rape culture, misogyny and racism – elle

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