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When Just Pointing Out Misogyny Qualifies As “Feminist”

I haven’t really gone over the whole “#GamerGate” controversy, mostly because it confounds me and leaves me depressed, but the short version is this: Ex-boyfriend of female independent game developer Zoe Quinn writes hate post Accusations are made of games journalism being too comfy with games industry Anita Sarkeesian releases a new Feminist Frequency, celebrities tweet […]

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Overkill, the Walking Dead, and Payday 2 fans

Overkill Software is a Swedish video game developer that’s created a four-player cooperative first person shooter series named Payday. The Payday series is basically one where players can play as a bank robber in highly unrealistic scenarios across Washington, D.C. Thanks to a levelling system and a steady stream of updates, the games is pretty endlessly replayable, and look set to […]