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Wikipedia Takes Action Against Editors Of #GamerGate Page

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The #GamerGate controversy has been a rather long talking point between gamers and their representative media, a talking point where media professionals have been known to insult their own readership and gamers at large; and the gamers themselves, claiming that there is a clear lack of ethics in gaming journalism. One of the areas that have seen the contention between these two points is the largest online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, where editors supporting viewpoints on either side have been practically battling over the content of the page. The story, in general, is that writers have been adding or modifying content that removes the negative bias of gamers talking about #GamerGate while other editors, such as Ryulong, have been reverting these changes … Continue reading

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Dying Light (Xbox One) Review

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Techland is a studio that is quickly proving itself to be ‘The’ studio for producing zombie games that are both interesting and fun. Dying Light is their latest entry into the genre, and it’s an entry that mixes zombies, RPG elements and zombies into a compelling story about the city of Harran after an outbreak. The title is published by WB Games here in Australia and is available on the PC, PS4 and XBOne platforms. In Dying Light, the players assume the role of the Player Character Kyle Crane. Crane is a kind of Secret Agent that works for a firm called the GRE, or Global Relief Effort. The GRE had him attempt to infiltrate Harran in order to track … Continue reading

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The Escapists Preview

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The Escapists is a Prison Break simulator from the developer Mouldy Toof Studios and is being released by the publisher Team 17. The Escapists, as the name implies, is a game about escaping prison. To do this, player must use their wits, plans and a whole lot of patience in order to come up with a plan that will see them escaping in the shortest time possible. In The Escapists, the player plays as one of a select bunch of prisoners that are imprisoned in a prison. At the start of each level, the player is asked to choose a player character to choose from, which means that the player assumes the role of that prisoner. The player can also … Continue reading

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Huniepop Review [Adult Content Warning]

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What happens when you cross a Dating Simulator, a Visual Novel and a game of Pokemon Puzzle League together with pornographic elements? You get Huniepop, that’s what. The game comes from the development team, Huniepot, and has recently come out of Kickstarter and into full release. The game sees players dating various Anime-esque women in the hopes of eventually bedding them. How does the player do this? With a game involving coloured jewels and achieving the required amount of points. The storyline is that the player is playing as a character that apparently is incredibly bad with women. This character is so bad with women that the game opens you up with a conversation with a cute girl and all … Continue reading

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Supanova Respond To Petition For Kicking Adam Baldwin

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Within the past few days, some concerned individuals started a petition to stop Adam Baldwin from attending Supanova Perth and Sydney as a guest due to his views on GamerGate. Earlier today, the lead executive of Supanova, Daniel Zachariou posted a statement on the Supanova Facebook Page urging people to calm down and to give them time to work things out. The full statement has been copied below. — Hi Everyone. While we wish Adam Baldwin’s attendance in Supanova in Sydney and Perth this June wasn’t a controversial issue, it clearly is, and the reasons why are now understood. We ask for your patience and understanding while we deal with the developments. Regardless of what the ultimate outcome is please … Continue reading

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Petition Appears To Kick Adam Baldwin From Attending Supanova As He Supports #GamerGate

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In one of the most bizarre cases I’ve ever seen in my entire life, the actor known best for his roles in both FireFly and Chuck (or for those of us with good film tastes, Full Metal Jacket) is being targeted by a petition for his removal as a guest from the convention, Supanova, where is attributed as being a guest later this year. Appearing alongside him is FireFly co-actor Morena Baccarin, who played as Inara. What makes this petition so odd is that the petition requests that he not be allowed to attend because he is a #Gamergate supporter (he coined the hashtag) and that he has apparently doxxed and threatened people over the internet. Interestingly, while the petition … Continue reading

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PC Gamer Disclose Staff In Relationships With PR

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Following a string of abuse from PC Gamer towards it’s audience, the site has since released a statement stating that its writers will have to disclose if they are in a relationship with the people that they are writing about. They have also removed one of their own writers, Tyler Wilde– the Executive Editor no less, from writing about Ubisoft, as he is dating an employee. People that support ethics in gaming journalism posting under the #GamerGate hashtag are calling it a victory. We thing that this is a good move from PC Gamer as it will surely win back some of the goodwill that their recent article calling gamers Nazi’s has removed. However, we don’t believe that they will … Continue reading

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