Ummm. These are FAR from copies. This is pretty standard influence/referential treatment. Nothing remotely revolting about it. God forbid we sound like what influences us.
That doesn’t really contradict his point. Being great at crafting things, even en masse, is not the same thing as innovating new things.
In Cruis’n World, a racing game for the Nintendo 64, you can race other cars on the moon.
Thanks for bringing up your concerns. I’d like to explain a bit of my thinking and process through reporting this article. For background: I am queer and trans, and I went to divinity school for theology, where I ran my school’s LGBTQ group. The school was nondenominational, and I’m not exactly a Christian personally,…
Great piece Riley! I'm glad to hear about what this organization is doing. As many gamers get older and varied, I would expect to see more and more organizations like this pop up.
Thanks for this article. I’m a pastor (of more of the brick and mortar type of congregation). I totally appreciate the challenges of always being “on” as a pastor, and trying to balance being just “me” or “pastor me.”
Except some of the people who have reported this problem also report being aware of it before they bought their Switches and taking exquisite care with them.
I loved ActRaiser. It’s probably second in terms of games I played through the most, and it’s the only game I ever rented multiple times. I was so bummed when it wasn’t on the SNES Classic.
Act Raiser was the best!
She has sponsors. Therefor, she has to mind her words and replies. Just like anyone else in a professional environment. I can’t believe I have to explain this to you.
She has every right to say whatever the hell she wants, even if taken at face value, the statement is extremely sexist. But a private company also has every right to say: “Your way of expressing your feeelings is not convenient for us, so we wont be paying you any longer” She is getting paid to be a public figue, mind…
It is her right but she was working. Behave professionally. Block the pig.
If you assume everyone is an asshole, they’re generally happy to live down to your expectations.
Jokes on them , washing your hair in a highly saline solution like that is going to damage it!
No, what she should have done is blocked the 12-year-old fuckwit and moved on. Once you’re being paid to influence, it’s no longer your personal account, and you need to act in professional manner and not feed the trolls. Replying with a blanket statement of ‘Men are trash’ is about the worst thing you can do when…
If someone says says something racist because a person just punched them (first)... does it make the racist comment OK? Replace the word “racist” with “sexist”. If it’s not OK when someone punches you why would it be OK when someone says mean things to you?!
Personally, I think the guy’s answer IS Indeed unacceptable. That is exactly the kind of shit that pushes women out of gaming and other similar medias / fields of interests. I wish something was actually done to fight that. But it’s really fricking hard. Specially with the whole alt-right movements taking more…
Yes, EA is indeed responsible for a lot.
I don’t think that invalidates the analogy at all. The argument is “Selling crack is illegal, regardless of how kids enjoy it. Loot boxes should be illegal, regardless of how kids enjoy it.”
[Whispering quietly, in the corner]: i still like the name Boaty McBoatface