This is a response to Colin Campbell’s opinion piece on Polygon about the alleged misogyny in GTA 5. I will highlight quotes from the article, and then respond to them. Quotes from Campbell’s piece will be in bold.
In the interests of full disclosure: I have not played GTA 5, but I have seen multiple videos of the game in action and am aware of certain plot points. I have played prior games in the series (GTA 4 and San Andreas) and I assume that not much has changed besides the scope of the franchise’s available activities and the whole “swap between three characters” deal.