|Fighting seems right up her alley.|
|She's a woman. This is what women do.|
Usually, a character's whole identity can be summed up in one line:
He's a cop from New York! (Mortal Kombat's Stryker)
Same thing with girls, except fighting game design law says you should always add "and she's totally HOT!" at the end:
She's a cop from New York... and she's totally HOT! (Battle Arena Toshinden's Tracy)
|Your average NYC cop.|
|Admit it, this turns you on.|
Unfortunately, it seems that at some point between the '90s and '00s, things went a bit wild when designers started adding "and she dresses like a TRAMP!" instead.
Here's a pic from the original Dead or Alive:
|An old man beating up a young, appropriately dressed girl. All is well.|
Now here's the cast of Dead or Alive as they've been appearing lately:
Oops, my bad, that's just a bunch of Japanese girls in bikinis. Here are the DoA girls:
In my time, you just went for your sister's barbies and felt guilty about it afterwards.
To be fair, Dead or Alive is not the only offender.
Here's Souledge aka Soulblade's Sophitia in the original game:
|Milf? Yes. Tramp? No|
And this is her in Soulcalibur IV:
|Gonna get raped.|
And Ivy from the same game: