The history of sex in video games is... not so sexy. Cara Ellison's "Gloriously Stupid History Of Sex In Games" feature on Vice looks back on the early days of sex in games, all the way up to the present. And you thought Custer's Revenge was a travesty. It gets worse—but also thankfully better.
Video games in the 80s only depicted a certain amount of pixels on the screen. Fortunately, that didn't hold developers back from pushing the limits of the available hardware to play with our imagination by creating beautiful, handsome characters.
When you think about it, commercial video games are usually pretty harmless. Sure, they can be violent, but there's rarely any larger controversy surrounding a game involving things like drugs, politics, or sex.