Op Ed

Total Biscuit - Why you shouldn't be excited - A look at games media's role in hype. Thanks Ant via HARDOCP.
TotalBiscuit brings you a discussion video on the games media's involvement in hype campaigns for unreleased or in-development titles and the negative impact it has on the industry.

Rock, Paper, Shotgun - Videogames Are For Everybody. Thanks nin.
There has been criticism, too, which has resulted in gamers claiming that we hate them. We don’t hate gamers. We are gamers. Numerous (often offensive and widely incoherent) attempts to provoke controversy and scandal about the relationship between game developers and the games press have resulted in some people saying that RPS should be destroyed. Perhaps unsurprisingly, we disagree with that proposition, and we’ll explain why we disagree in this article.

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Verno
 
Re: Op Ed Sep 15, 2014, 12:55
Sep 15, 2014, 12:55
 Verno
 
descender wrote on Sep 15, 2014, 12:45:
I purposely started a new thread and did NOT respond to anyone else so that context was NOT an issue. A thread which he decided to respond to in an extremely hypocritical and ironic way.

This is a single discussion thread, no idea what you're talking about.

Am I the only one that sees how anyone that defends equality or feminism AROUND HERE (i'm not talking about this gamergate nonsense, I'm talking about the uncivil way people converse on THIS website) is blanket-dismissed as "just another SJW who obviously is lying about even caring about the topic at hand"?

I don't see much of that to be honest, I think maybe you're seeing what you want to see. I see people expressing a healthy skepticism about public figures who had dubious motives, lo and behold they were right. Blue usually clamps down discussions that go too far. The few odd instances of it happening are offset by the people who are clearly pushing their own personal agenda and insinuating that others are sexist for not agreeing with them.

You kinda bulled into this thread and start throwing around labels too so complaining about it after the fact falls on deaf ears to me.
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