Category Archives: Controversies

Gamer Cruise Controversy

The Koalition has been reporting on controversy surrounding a video game cruise known as Gamer Tech Events, Cruise Con, and Gamer Gauntlet. Varying reports attribute booking systems such as Cvent, Eventbrite, and Paypal used to take unfilled orders rather than … Continue reading

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Duke it out?

Front Towards Gamer has some explaining to do. Compare their coverage to the actual video. You decide.

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Panelists Dedicated to Diversity

“Straight white dudes” are expanding their reach through a commitment to diversity at industry panels.  Be sure to check out the slideshow of tweets from Leigh Alexander at http://plzdiversifyyourpanel.tumblr.com/

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Sex, Sexy, and Sexism

PAX panel submission of “Sex, Sexy & Sexism: Fixing Gender Inequality in Gaming” has been accepted; congrats to Gamebits et al. Continue reading

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IFI Releases Censorship Statement

The following statement was released to the press: Idea Factory International is fully aware of the [Monster Monpiece censorship] concerns expressed by fans, so we would like to inform everyone about the censored images in greater detail. Monster Monpiece is … Continue reading

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What makes an indie game?

A recent academy poll asked, “In your mind, what disqualifies a company from being indie?” Continue reading

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Retro Hate Mail: Batman & Robin

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Retro WWF Attitude – Tom Sizemore

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Retro Hate Mail – Resident Evil

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Phoenix Wright: Ass Attorney

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The Passion of the Developer

DOOM’s Betruger: “They simply can’t handle life here. They’re exhausted and overworked. If I had a larger, more competent staff and bigger budget, even these few accidents could have been avoided.” Continue reading

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Hot Coffee in Final Fantasy VIII ??

Re-posted from http://gamepolitics.livejournal.com/153822.html By “gamepolitics” Is there a Hot Coffee-like sex sequence in Squaresoft’s T-rated Final Fantasy VIII? Although a discussion thread has – ahem – probed the subject for several weeks on the Sex & Games forum of the … Continue reading

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