A summary of some of the major happenings this week from the GamerGate consumer revolt and related controversies. Covers Kotaku and Polygon’s shenanigans, Sad Puppies being blamed on GamerGate, the study on games and sexism, and OpEarthquake.
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‘Gamers’ don’t have to be your audience. ‘Gamers’ are over. – Leigh Alexander
The End of Gamers – Dan Golding
Proof of when Yang worked at RPS:
A Game where you have Sex with your Car – Nathan Grayson
Kotaku Writer Paid $800 To Dev He Was Sleeping With, Without Disclosure – Billy D
Michael McWhertor and Jason Schreier and legodimensions
Ian Miles “Prower” Cheong calling them out on it.
David Zhou squatting another domain
Sexist Games=Sexist Gamers? A Longitudinal Study on the Relationship Between Video Game Use and Sexist Attitudes.
Leigh Alexander salt over study:
OpEarthquake idea thread:
(there was one on 8chan too, but those die quickly)
The claim about the new blocklist:
Fart with stats: