I understand where he’s coming from, using gratuitous sex like this crotch shot to sell the game is really old and lame and indicates the company is marketing to teens (boys I presume?). Though lame, it’s probably effective, after all here we are talking about it.
Like Jeff, I’m also concerned. Just from this cropped pic, I don’t think this woman is properly attired for the kind of adventure this advert is soliciting.
This is an additional level of detail I would have to overlook in order to become immersed in a game like this, which may indicate why I prefer to leave it to my imagination like a pen and paper game or a book. Heck, all the T&A would be distracting in an online RPG, right?
All kidding aside, Jeff makes a point, as do the commenters to his post. Check them out, like this comment by ‘S. John’:
To be clear as can be: I love fantasy art featuring hot kick-ass girls. When it’s done right it can be clever, artful, energetic, positive, affirming and energetically enjoyed by men and women alike…
But an artless crotch-shot … that’s just weak.