To Halo fans who thought Cortana was nude all along - guess again. Apparently, the fictional synthetic intelligence SI chooses to make herself appear that way to intentionally garner attention from in-game characters. And she does it to put people off so that they're on their guard when talking to her and she has the upper hand in those conversations. He continued: "It's kind of almost like the opposite of that nightmare you have where you go to school in the nude. She also appears in the newly-released Halo 5: Guardians , which is available now for Xbox One. Developer Industries recently revealed that the game won't be seeing any additional campaign mode content. Halo 5: Guardians review - Reliable multiplayer saves Master Chief's latest campaign from being total washout. Type keyword s to search. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below.
She materializes as a blue hologram of a woman, and while she does appear to be "nude," O'Connor has explained why that's not exactly the case. She's effectively just wearing kind of a holographic body stocking; that's the conceit. And she does it to put people off so that they're on their guard when they're talking to here and that she has the upper hand in those conversations.
Why is Cortana nude? Halo franchise director Frank O’Connor explains
It seems that videogames studios are mainly made up of a bunch of guys, and the women in their games are perhaps portrayed in the way they themselves see women. Here, the same 3-D artist who wanted to not portray women as sex objects to be ogled and drooled over, coincidentally, modeled Konoko and Cortana. Never mind that Cortana was basically a naked hologram! We ran out of time, and there we go. One of the reasons she does it is to attract and demand attention. In other words, the current team at looked at the history of Cortana and — based on what little information they had — tried to come up with a logical explanation for why this woman has rendered herself in the nude this whole time. Of course. Again, this happens whether women consent to it or not. Cortana has come to represent that problem for me — today more than ever.
Trying to maintain a long-distance relationship with someone at home or attempting to date someone you meet while on mission are both distractions. I definitely don't want to lead her on. If you want to go against that trend, one of you will almost certainly change perspective.