In , "Tomb Raider" was a revelation. It was the atmospheric, adventure-laden Indiana Jones-style video game we'd always wanted. There were ancient ruins, mythological treasures and dinosaurs. Lara Croft was gaming's new icon, but that was due to her appearance as much as her game. The buxom adventurer was a strong, independent character, but her design was straight out of male fantasy. Naturally, rumors quickly started flying around claiming there was a nude code in "Tomb Raider" that would strip Lara down to her birthday suit.
Good Video Game Sex Scenes Are Hard To Make
This article contains sexual references, including but not limited to: interspecies sex, t axidermilogical sex, extraterrestrial sex and post-coital human sacrifice. There has always been sex in video games. As soon as developers were able to put animated pixels on a screen, they were trying to make those pixels do rude things. From the very start, realism was important. Later, we were treated to Sam Fox Strip Poker on the Commodore 64 and Night Trap on the Sega Mega Drive, a sort of fuzzy interactive B-movie that was deemed so shocking that it became the subject of a congressional hearing. Since then, a library of games that portray sex and sexuality with something approaching good taste has emerged. But how many can we call erotically charged?
The best – and very worst – sex scenes in video game history
Thanks for connecting! You're almost done. Connect to your existing Cracked account if you have one or create a new Cracked username. Video games and sex have had a long and uncomfortable relationship. From General Custer and his six-pixels-long Atari boner to the tradition of female characters wearing outfits that would be better suited for a strip club than the battlefield, gaming's never quite gotten a hold on the whole sex thing.