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Fat Princess is a retro-sexist downloadable game for the PlayStation Network. A multiplayer game with the basic goal of rescuing the Princess. Players also pick up and carry cakes to feed the Princess, which makes her heavier and harder for the enemy to carry back to their own castle. #damselindistress #retrosexism #ironicsexism #fightovergirl

Fat Princess is a retro-sexist downloadable game for the PlayStation Network. A multiplayer game with the basic goal of rescuing the Princess. Players also pick up and carry cakes to feed the Princess, which makes her heavier and harder for the enemy to carry back to their own castle. Princesses are drawn by a female artist, Weng Chen. #damselindistress #retrosexism #ironicsexism #fightovergirl

Another example of the retro resurgence of the damsel in distress trope from the 2006 game Mario vs Donkey Kong 2 for the Nintendo DS. #damselindistress #retrosexsim #helphelpsaveme

Original artwork from the unmade N64 game Dinosaur Planet showing the would-be protagonist Krystal. The game was transformed into Star Fox Adventures and Krystal was sexualized, given a skimpier outfit and transformed from main heroin to a damsel in distress to be rescued by the new male hero Fox McCloud . #damselindistress #femaleprotagonist

A promotional image for the 1990s BattleToads video game series featuring The Dark Queen as the hyper sexualized villainess and Princess Angelica as the damsel in distress. Games were made for NES, SNES and GameBoy. The Queen often speaks in taunting and suggestive double entendre. In the 1994 Game Boy version The Dark Queen in disguise distracts the toads with her "erotic dancing". #sexualizedvillainess #evilfemalesexuality #hypersexualization #malegaze