It is entirely accurate to state that. The entire justification for things like the “Don’t Say Gay” bill in Florida, and the “trans children indicate parental abuse” bullshit in Texas is this inflated fear over “groomers”.
“but I wish they would see the value of the games crit ecosystem as not so much an extension of their own PR efforts to be gamed for positive buzz, but as a place that lifts up the medium of games as a whole by taking them seriously.”
I was hoping that at least the Kotaku Commentariat down here would be on board with… Read more
Cuts should *ALWAYS* start from the top. If something is going wrong, it’s *ALWAYS* the CEO’s fault. Their job is literally to anticipate problems and stop them before they happen. So if something is going wrong, the CEO has failed spectacularly at their job. They should be the first to go. After all, the reason that… Read more
People aren’t “looking for reasons” to be angry. People are rightfully angry over transphobia, and this game is based on the franchise created by one of the world’s most visible transphobes. And fuuuuuuuuuck you and your stance of “ignore it and it’ll go away”. That’s not how social change works. The trans community… Read more
Y’know, I was actually just replaying a bit of EA’s Return of the King and it got me thinking that it was always really weird that Aragorn had a special finisher where he walked up to a downed orc, swung his sword like a golf club, knocked the orc’s head through the air into a hole in the distance, and then turned to… Read more