Illustration for article titled Fighting Game Characters Are Racist

That's not a view I hold, mind you. It's just the name of this great piece by artist Sachin Teng!

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I don't think it's a grand political gesture on his part. Just the kind of observation we've all made once or twice, with a chuckle and a shake of the head. Only he made a neat picture out of it.

I like to think fighting games are like fancy dress parties. A fancy dress party where the Japanese people dressing up as tired national stereotypes don't quite know what they're doing.

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Illustration for article titled Fighting Game Characters Are Racist

Fighting Games Are Racist [Sachin Teng]


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