Games News

GamerGate Politician ‘Sargon of Akkad’ Loses Election Bid

It was part of an overwhelming loss for the party he represented, UKIP.
Patrick Klepek
Games Podcasts

It's 2012 All Over Again: We've Got 'Dragon's Dogma' Fever

There's also that PlayStation 5 stuff?
Patrick Klepek
Games Opinion

We Need to Get Ready for GamerGate Politicans

Carl "Sargon of Akkad" Benjamin, one of the original voices of GamerGate, is running for a seat in the European Parliament. He's not a fringe voice—he's becoming the mainstream.
Patrick Klepek
Games News

THQ Nordic Held Q&A on a Website Banned for Suspected Child Pornography

The company has since apologized, saying the move was done without "proper due diligence to understand the history and the controversy of the site." That's bullshit.
Patrick Klepek

The Culture War Comes to Linux

After Linux adopted a new Code of Conduct, a small group of programmers threatened to rescind their code from the project. Lead Linux developers say the threat is "hollow."
Daniel Oberhaus

After Getting Angry, What Can We Do About the Hate Groups In Games Culture?

Wherein anger and typos give us a whole lot to talk about.
Danielle Riendeau

The Creator of a GamerGate Subreddit Deserves No Credit for Deleting It

For years, KotakuInAction has been a high-profile gathering ground for GamerGate fans. Temporarily taking it offline without acknowledging the harm caused is no victory.
Patrick Klepek

The Creator of the Largest Gamergate Subreddit Rage Quits, Says it’s ‘Infested With Racism and Sexism’

The forum was set to private for about an hour on Thursday night while its founder published an essay on its rampant misogyny and racism.
Samantha Cole

'I'm Choosing to Live Again': Anita Sarkeesian on Surviving Online Abuse

Anita Sarkeesian, who has been the target of vicious and coordinated online attacks since Gamergate, sits down with host Amanda Knox to discuss how she handles harassment today for The Scarlet Letter Reports.
Amanda Knox
Male Supremacy

The Heinous Acts That Earned Male Supremacists Their 'Hate Group' Designation

The Southern Poverty Law Center designated two "men's rights" groups as hate groups earlier this week. Here's why they were right to do so.
Leila Ettachfini

We Haven't Covered 'Kingdom Come: Deliverance.' Let's Talk About Why.

On the podcast, we delve into the deeply complicated history of this week's surprise hit.
Patrick Klepek
Views My Own

This Was the Year You Couldn't Log Off

This year was too much and too fast. And it's only the beginning.
Drew Brown