Basically because if you want to play as a man you can. If you want to play as a woman you can't. Like people always pull out the handful of examples (metroid, beyond good and evil, mirror's edge, sometime portal) but it doesn't really compare in any way to the vast number of games that are male-centric. Many games… »
Bad argument alert: "Well you don't have any ideas that I'm not going to shoot down therefore my idea is best."
You're sounding like the republican party on budgets here.
The obvious answer here is to question why they're fatally hostile and what that actually adds to the gameplay or story mechanics. All of the… »