When I (Robin Ek, TGG) hear news about my favorite game getting a patch, new items or in this case, a new skin. I get really happy, as it adds more gameplay value to the game in question (well, at least for the most of the time). So I could imagine that the “Overwatch” community must have felt a lot of happiness as well when they heard that D.VA is getting a police officer skin in the near future. You see, the D.Va (and Oni Genji) skin is launching with the Heroes of the Storm’s 2.0 update on the 1st of May (you have to play “Heroes of the Storm” in-order to get your hands on the D.VA and Oni Genji skin, and that option is sadly not available for console players). Well, that’s great news right? Sure, but I couldn’t help to notice Mic.com’s post on the matter (it’s called “New Overwatch officer D.VA skin sparks a furious debate over police brutality”, the post has now been renamed “Overwatch Police Officer D.Va skin inspires heated fan debate over cop brutality”).

Why? Because it states the following:

“Starting May 1, Overwatch players can earn a special “Officer D.Va” skin for the tank hero D.Va that turns her into a cute-looking police officer — sirens and all. But some fans aren’t on board. For them, it’s a crude, insensitive reminder of the brutality Americans face at the hands of police every day.”

But then, some fans, like Tumblr user elliexer, pointed out that turning D.Va into a police officer is potentially fraught territory. After all, law enforcement has been the subject of a massive nationwide movement — Black Lives Matter — that seeks to end racial discrimination at the hands of police and roll back the increasing militarization of police forces.

Therefore, for some, turning the typically carefree and sprightly D.Va into what’s become a symbol of brutality and racism doesn’t make much sense. To voice their discomfort with the new D.Va skin, elliexer created a pretty striking illustration depicting D.Va in a Black Lives Matter T-shirt.” Tim Mulkerin, Mic.com

overwatch officer d-va and her mech

Say hello to officer D.VA and her police mech.

d-va overwatch police officer skin

I don’t know about you, but I think D.VA looks really good in uniform :3

Say what? Wow, just wow…You know, from my point of view, it appears as if MIC is trying to make a lot of fuss over nothing (drama and whatnot). Because most of the “Overwatch” players couldn’t care less about BLM or any other political agendas that outsiders try to inject into their game (they just want to enjoy “Overwatch” and nothing else). Furthermore, the D.VA BLM picture was done by some rather angry Tumblr user called elliexer (as seen in the photo down below). Even so, MIC pretty much went all in with their BLM and police brutality narrative (that’s how they spun it). Simply put, Mic made it sound like the officer D.VA skin had sparked heated conversations about police brutality in the “Overwatch” community, which is false. However, at least MIC added the following to their post (this part I agree with):

“However, some fans — like Tumblr user runaway-jade and tenaflyviper — argued that D.Va isn’t American, and thus should be allowed to exist outside the confines of the controversy surrounding police in America. In other words: Since D.Va is from South Korea, her police officer skin shouldn’t be considered as any sort of statement on American law enforcement”

d-va officer skin vs tumblr and blm

Cute fanmade officer D.VA to the left Vs angry/ugly Tumblr/BLM D.VA to the right.

crazy sjws vs officer D.VA

“I know nothing about Overwatch”…

In a way, all of this made me think about the “Tracer is gay! Take that gamers!” incident from last year. Because just like in the matter with Tracer and her sexuality, most of the “Overwatch” players have no problem whatsoever with D.VA’s officer skin. It’s also worth pointing out that there doesn’t live a lot of black folks in South Korea (I’ve been told that they make up for less than 1% of the South Korean population) of, and D.VA is based on a South Korean girl. So BLM means zero to nothing to the people of South Korea. Even so, that’s the agenda that Mic.com went with….

On a personal level. I just find D.VA’s officer skin to be cute (I like it), and that’s all there is to the matter for me. I also can’t help to wonder if Tumblr and BLM hate other cop game characters as well? Because as you probably already know, there are quite a few cop game characters out there (Jill Valentine, Oni, Max Payne, Sonya Blade Lei Wulong with many others). So I guess that they will go after them also?

officer d-va vs tumblr part 2

In my opinion, Tumblr = Pure cancer (“We should nuke it from orbit, it’s the only way to be sure” – Aliens).

Nevertheless, I bet that most of these folks (SJWs, BLM supporters and so on) don’t even play or care all that much about games at all. In other words, all they want to do is to use Gaming as a propaganda platform for their agendas. I mean, how messed up isn’t it that some Tumblr snowflake/BLM supporter blackwashed D.VA and turned her into a BLM poster girl just because she got triggered by the officer skin for D.VA? I also noticed that it appears as if Elliexer (the creator of the blackwashed D.VA/BLM drawing) have been lying on Twitter in-order to push her own political agendas:

elliexer tumblr d-va blackwasher lies

Nice try Elliexer, but no buy.

So what can I say really? Because there seems to be no end to the SJW madness. That’s also why I truly miss the days when you could just pick up a game and enjoy it without having political agendas (and whatnot) shoved down your throat (in my case, that would be the late 80s to early-mid 90s). So I honestly don’t even want to think about what the world would have looked like if today’s SJW cancer had existed in the 80s. I mean, I’m quite sure that a lot of things wouldn’t even exist if that had been the case (books, movies, games and whatnot)…

saltasaurus on sjws vs officer d-va

Tumblr has this magical ability to ruin everything that they get in contact with.

ian miles cheong on sjws vs officer d-va

Yes, for example, why do they even bother about fictional characters in the first place?

Even though that never happened though, things still look rather messed up in the games industry. As video game censorship and SJW nonsense is very much alive and kicking even in the current year (in this case, that would be 2017-04-29). So, yeah, we will most likely see more articles like Mic.com’s D.VA post and SJW creations like Elliexer’s D.VA BLM drawing in the future. Especially since it seems like most of the SJW folks have no employment. Thus, they have all the time in the world to whine, cry and rant like the little babies they are 24/7 (do you remember when Tumblr went nuts over Mei being too thin in “Overwatch”?.

best mom eva vs overwatch sjws

I honestly had no idea what mic.com was all about before I wrote this OP, but now I understand why there are a lot of SJW jokes and whatnot about them.

officer d-va triggers anti-cop sjws

I wouldn’t be surprised if even more people would like to get their hands on the officer D.VA skin now. You know, just to piss the SJWs off even more?

overwatch d-va gamer and a patriotic soldier

I bet that’s the real reason behind why SJWs hate D.VA, especially now that the officer D.VA skin has been announced.

I know that things are looking rather grim at the moment, but still believe that the SJW cancer will be removed from the world of games though. Why? Because more and more Gamers are getting fed up with censorship, political correctness and having political agendas injected into their games (people just want to have fun and escape the harsh reality of the real world for a moment). As for the case with officer D.VA Vs the SJW/BLM/Tumblr camp. Screw em, and let them whine all they want. Because as long as game developers and publishers don’t cave into their rants and demands, then they have no say about anything (why should game developers and publishers even care about people who don’t buy and support their games in the first place?).

kukuruyo‏ vs anti officer d-va sjws

Kukuruyo pretty much summarized the whole “SJW Vs Officer D.VA” incident with one single drawing.‏ Furthermore, yes, Kukuruyo, the SJWs like to whine about everything and nothing.

best mom eva vs tumblr blackwashing

Isn’t it quite fun that Tumblr whines about whitewashing, but still they love blackwashing a whole lot?

I do have some positive news to share about the matter though. You see, gamers are making fun out of the SJWs who got triggered by the officer D.VA skin (as seen in many of the pictures that I’ve added to this OP), and it doesn’t seem like Blizzard will remove the officer D.VA skin either. In other words, not only didn’t the SJWs get laughed at, but they will most likely not be able to have the officer D.VA skin removed from “Overwatch” either.

And with that said, what’s your take on this matter? Lett us know your thoughts in the comment section down below!

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  • 김재훈

    I can’t understand their pyopose.
    Do you really think that their act make world better?
    In South Korea, there are many controversy anout PC and SJW.
    But I don’t think that controversy is helpful.

    • It’s easy, the SJWs want to inject their agenda into everything there is (games, movies, books, music and so on). Yes…In the matter of fact, we knew one guy from South Korea that was supposed to write about the SJW/PC situation in SK. However, he just went up in smoke :S

      No, it’s not, but just look at America. There are fights going down at their schools and whatnot (BLM, SJWs, Antifa, anti-Trump supporters with others). I don’t want South Korea to become a mess, because I like that country a lot. So I truly hope that SK will become better over time.

      • Before they were found out, the country was being run by the 8 Goddesses, 8 wealthy women who had control over the female president at the time. They and the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family (which of course, like any feminist organization, only cares about women’s issues and completely ignores any issues faced by men like the bias in divorce and child custody courts) targeted and attacked the “four evils” of Korean society: porn, video games, gambling and drug addiction. All things which mostly men enjoy. (drug addiction is genuinely harmful though so I’ll give them that one).

        The SJW/PC feminist group in South Korea I believe is called “megalia”, and quite frankly from what I’ve been told and read about them, they are a vile radical feminist group, much like the 3rd wave feminists in Western society. I think they were the ones who kicked up the controversy over the c**t who got fired by that games company for wearing the feminist T-shirt (credit to the company by the way), which led to some video game companies in Korea being attacked. “Megalia” are/were apparently funded by the 8 Goddesses.

        I have no idea what the current state of SJW/feminism is like right now in South Korea because I have not been keeping up with it. I used to follow a guy in South Korea on Twitter who documented these issues.

        • Our South Korea contact had the job to write an article about the Feminazis and SJW madness that’s going down in SK. However, the dude just went up in smoke when the riots kicked-off. Funny, that might be the same guy whom we talked to? As for SK, things are bad, even worse than Sweden (in some aspects).

          So the men of SK need to grow some balls and take control of the situation.

          • Our South Korea contact had the job to write an article about the
            Feminazis and SJW madness that’s going down in SK. However, the dude
            just went up in smoke when the riots kicked-off. Funny, that might be
            the same guy whom we talked to? As for SK, things are bad, even worse
            than Sweden (in some aspects).

            Have you had any contact with him since?

            So the men of SK need to grow some balls and take control of the situation.

            If even this doesn’t get the men to grow a spine and fight back, that’s it for them in my opinion.

            One things for sure is that Sweden’s men seems to not be able to even grow a spine at all.

          • Yes, I mailed the game about one month ago. However, his been silent as the grave ever since I sent him that e-mail. Oh yes, it’s bad as hell now. Nevertheless, this is what the Western females want. You see, all of this has been done in the past as well. Simply put, they want us (the white Western males) to fight off “you know who” just to please them.

            Simply put, we’re being tested just for their damn enjoyment. Don’t believe me? Just Google it, I was red pilled once again when I read up on it this morning. Trust me, WWIII is coming.

    • They are authoritarians who want to change and control how society and the world works according to their own ideology.

      It usually comes from a sense of bitterness, spite and hatred due to something they experienced in their lives which has caused them to have this mentality. Examples include black people being oppressed by white people in the past (BLM); or ugly and unattractive women hating men for not dating them (one of the core roots of feminism).

      The other reason on why they have this mentality is because Western academia and education (which is completely infested with SJW/feminist cancer) are indoctrinating them with this gender and race identity garbage. It’s basically misandry and anti-Caucasian.

      You can call SJWs “useful idiots” for the government/globalists, but that doesn’t excuse what they are doing. They are not innocent.

      They are quite simply the biggest set of spoilt, intolerant, self-righteous and self-entitled pieces of s**ts on the planet.

    • Richard

      Their purpose is to make everyone as unimaginative, hate filled, and as miserable as they themselves are. Anything else is a danger to the narrative.

      • Let’s not forget that the Tumblr folks LOVES to make everything about them. Hell, they even whine about stuff that they don’t really care about (movies, books, games, you name it!).

  • Bigfatdane

    Police Officer D.Va skin inspires heated “debate” among communists about cops being class traitors.

    There, I fixed it for you.

    • Yep, that sounds closer to the truth.

  • J.j. Barrington

    This “controversy” is asinine. But they opened the gates when they changed Tracer’s pose because of one idiot.

    There’s no reason the REAL ISSUE of police brutality and such should be lumped in with stupidity like this. There IS a problem there, and part of the problem is many who don’t believe said problem exists(and those who think, on either side, that it applies to EVERY person in uniform). But there’s zero reason to… I mean, “crude, insensitive” skin? GTFOH.

    • Yep, that’s how it is. Even so, BLM and the SJWs will try to inject their political agendas into everything and nothing when ever they get a chance to do so.

  • datdude

    If you’re an adult and you’re still using the term “SJW”, you may be out of touch with reality. Just sayin. All sorts of people have all sorts of differing opinions…if you’re one of those who thinks that your opinion is somehow more valid, and therefore “right”, and so when someone else offers a different viewpoint they are “wrong”, you’re part of the problem, and you’re as much a part of the problem as the people you waste time railing and bleating against. Typical.

    • Neptunium

      Yea I prefer the term cultural marxists.

      • That works fine as well, “mentally retarded” works like a charm too.

        • Aaron blanchard

          Yup!! Agreed!!

          • Did you see that US leftist lady that screamed about free speech and then talked about killing Alex Jones for having the wrong thoughts? That’s how the leftist work in a nutshell…

        • Laytonaster

          I prefer “escaped asylum patients”.

          • That’s another way to put it 😛

    • “If you’re an adult and you’re still using the term “SJW”, you may be out of touch with reality.”

      – Are you dead serious now? Or just trolling? That’s what their kind is called, “social justice warriors”. Thus that’s what I shall call them, SJWs.

      “.if you’re one of those who thinks that your opinion is somehow more valid, and therefore “right”, and so when someone else offers a different viewpoint they are “wrong”, you’re part of the problem, and you’re as much a part of the problem as the people you waste time railing and bleating against. Typical.”

      – Ehrm…These are the same folks that attack people in real for having the “wrong” set of opinions (“let’s go punch a nazi”, “death to cops” and so on). Furthermore, they are ready to wage war on those who don’t agree with them.

      I don’t use violence or threats. I simply present the story as it is, and then share my thoughts on it.

      • datdude

        Right. So what is the opposite of “SJW”? A “SIJ”? Socially inept jackass? Is that what you are? You and your “kind”? Gotta love labels. Let me spell it out simply for you….when you label others, you label yourself. As an idiot. Good luck with that.

        • Have it ever accrued to you that there “might” be a middle ground? Kind? I speak for myself. A hammer is a hammer, and a nail is a nail. BLM calls themselves BLM, SJWs use different names and whatnot, but they are still social justice warriors. HAHA! And what does that make you? The grand master idiot?

    • Ryuu Makoto

      With YOUR reality? Cease this solipsism, your brainwashed worldview only fucks things up in the long run.

      • I had a person in real life that wanted to bash my head in with a baseball bat just because he got triggered by my DOAX3 post from last year…So, yeah, I’m the one who’s “out of touch with reality”. I live in Sweden mate, so I’m very much in touch with reality and then some.

        • datdude

          Oh, you must be one of those who doesn’t realize there are unstable people in the world. My apologies….I thought I was conversing with someone who had more perspective.

      • datdude

        My “worldview” is doubtlessly more expansive than yours, as I’ve stepped foot on 7 continents, walked down streets in countries you probably couldn’t pronounce much less point out on a map, and speak multiple languages. But yes, by all means, assume your ignorance trumps all. Typical. Next.

    • Nanya

      Found the SJW!

      • datdude

        You likely couldn’t find your own junk with an electron microscope and some tweezers in broad daylight. Surprised you can spell SJW. You likely surprised yourself with that one. Typical.

        • Nanya

          Wow, took you that long to think up something so pathetic as a comeback?

          Or did your mommy have to type it because your face was so full of tears and snot that you couldn’t see the keyboard after being triggered so badly?

          • datdude

            Found the SJW!

          • Nanya

            Nice try. 😉 Did you type that while looking in the mirror?

          • And it took him about 24h to use the very same comment that you used against him *slow clap*

  • GrimmyReaper

    Oh get fucked!
    You can’t even put a cop skin on a character these days without people getting triggered?

    What does it matter?! If you play Diva cop skin, that doesn’t mean you are for instance only going after the black characters or something. That’s just retarded. It’s the same thing when people bitched about the females in Smite. Just stupid people thinking they change something for the better. You’re not. You wanna constrict freedom of developers in their own games just because you’re twiggered. And this? THIS is what they are complaining about now? Seriously?

    • Nope, you’re right. However, the Tumblr and BLM folks are trying to use Overwatch (D.VA’s officer skin) as an platform for their bs SJW agendas.

  • Aaron blanchard

    Blacks get shot more because they cause more crime. Cops are heros. Ever been to the ghetto??? It’s a zoo. Bring a gun.

    • These folks (BLM and the SJWs) don’t even want to talk about black on black crime in the US, because that’s a big no no to them. I would if I could, but it’s not legal to carry arms in Sweden…

  • Proof positive that people these days have become insanely sensitive over what amounts to NOTHING. This is seriously a waste of time.

    • Yep, just look at Sweden. Hell, you could even end up in jail if you say or write the “wrong” things (just like in Germany).

  • Terry

    This is the most retarded thing I’ve read all day

    • Well, to be fair, these people are pretty darn retarded. So it makes perfect sense really.

  • UdelJames

    Do you think the person who drew that bad D.va knows she’s not black? Those lips……

    • It’s blackwashing, and through the eyes of Tumblr. That’s perfectly fine, whitewashing on the other hand…

  • SevTheBear

    Jesus fuck all this fuzz over a skin. Really don’t hope Blizzard care about these fools

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/3cd28593ece37e3275656af16d7b5bbe6741080d1bc7e0de88f4200f714b1639.gif

  • Hvd

    cali needs to stop drinking that fukashima radiated water….lol.you know it has hit that coast by now.they swim in it and drink it…eeeewww.

    • Sounds like a good guess to me 😛

  • Γεώργιος Αρχαιοκαπηλίδης

    Also a daily reminder that the people who whine about “police brutality”
    even when it doesn’t exists and get triggered with shit like that are
    the same people that cry to police to arrest men with false rape
    accusations, ask them to guard them at their private first world
    problems speeches instead of hiring security, demand from them to
    protect them when they assault innocent people at riots…

    • Most of them have no clue (whatsoever) of all the shit and risks that the US police officers have to deal with on a daily basis (“will I even come home alive today?”). So through their eyes, every single police officer is evil and bad to the bone (which is false). Well, of course, that’s the best part of all this.

      They are anti-police when it suits them, but as soon as they need protection, they want the police force to back their sorry asses up.

  • Kat Anney Kim

    Im getting so sick of this. This skin was tribute to the hard working females in the Korean police force. They fight against sexism and stigmas everyday. Most of them are given desk jobs (glorified secretaries or receptionist) or meter maid jobs.

    • “Im getting so sick of this. This skin was tribute to the hard working females in the Korean police force.”

      – This part I knew off, but not this part:
      “They fight against sexism and stigmas everyday. Most of them are given desk jobs (glorified secretaries or receptionist) or meter maid jobs.”

      – I’m so sorry to hear it :S It shouldn’t have to be like that.

  • Kenneth Yu

    You know what I hate, debate. Well not just some bullshit debate but the people from sjw, blm, and trangenders. I really fucking hate people who support and argue about the police brutally. Well, it’s call satanist government brutally. When the SJW, BLM, and Transgender were argue about politics than truth, and it’s making me brainwashing that I have to protect the Dva cop? I mean come on, these people didn’t face the real fascist police state. They were triggered by WRONG THING! In reality, fascist police state is the problem, not the dva cop. Because she never killed any innocent civilian. Oh my god, sjw, blm, and transgender are even WORSE THAN POLICE STATE. For example, George Soro was the one who planned for this, and the sjw were more like communist left wingers. Divide & Conquer, and Martial Law my friend. Because these folks won’t do anything to fight back. All they just wanted to whine about some whinny politics. Because Politics will take you to become ignorant than facing reality. You see this is the government which they controlled our police, not videogame characters.

    Beside, people today from SJW, BLM, and Transgender from tumblr didn’t face the real police state than Dva Cop. Because they’re fucking coward. Dva never brutally her own people, and I suggest that SJW, and Transgender, and BLM were all tool to initiate civil unrest, martial law, and chaos. They don’t like freedom, and their worse than government restriction. I felt to brainwash from those jerks, and same as the you know what. Politics will make you ignorant, and they wanted to conquer your life.

    • Kenneth Yu

      D’va is not one of the police state, and these people were fucking cowards. For example, sjw, blm, and trangender were a waste of time.

      • Ehrm…I think that you accidentally answered yourself :S

    • “They were triggered by WRONG THING! In reality, fascist police state is the problem, not the dva cop.”

      “Beside, people today from SJW, BLM, and Transgender from tumblr didn’t face the real police state than Dva Cop. Because they’re fucking coward.”

      “I felt to brainwash from those jerks, and same as the you know what. Politics will make you ignorant, and they wanted to conquer your life.”

      – You are spot on mate. Furthermore, just look at Sweden. It’s a damn mess!

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