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Church of Satan Advocates the Use of ...

In the 1980s, the founder of the Church of Satan, Anton Lavey, recommended the use of “humanoids” as vehicles for mankind (and womankind) to exercise their darker sexual fantasies.  If one thing is certain, whenever new technology pops up, people will find a way to get off with it. Phone sex lines happened almost immediately…

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Civilization VI Developer Angers Cree Nation, South ...

Makers of the popular Civilization series of strategy video games, have angered the Poundmaker Cree Nation and South Koreans over the depiction of both civilizations and their leaders in an upcoming expansion for Civilization VI. Attempts to virtue signal gone awry. Concerns were first raised by South Korean gamers who complained that the female ruler…

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IGN Fires Editor-in-Chief Steve Butts for Workplace ...

IGN, one of the world’s most popular destinations for video game news, has fired its editor-in-chief after investigating him for allegations that he harassed another employee. “IGN initiated an investigation into alleged misconduct involving Steve Butts,” the publication’s general manager Mitch Galbraith said in a statement to Kotaku. “As a result of the investigation, the…

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ARROZ: A Joke, a Media Storm, and ...

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A male internet personality made a mean joke on Twitter about a woman. She accused him of serial harassment without evidence. The story was debunked. A geek community rallied with the media to ostracize the man, to try to get him fired, and to destroy his life. He received real harassment, including death threats. The…

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Wesley Snipes and Sean Astin to Develop ...

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Two unlikely men are teaming up for an even more unlikely venture for Starfinder, a spacefaring RPG based after Dungeons & Dragons.   Iron GM Games has secured two Hollywood actors—Sean Astin, best known for his role as Samwise Gamgee in Lord of the Rings; and Wesley Snipes, Blade himself—to help write a new setting…

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SJWs Slam Japanese Video Game 'Catherine' for ...

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Transgender activists have set their sights on the remake of Atlus’ award-winning video game, Catherine, which is due for a remaster on the PlayStation 4. Originally released in 2011, Catherine was remarkable for its take on human sexuality, which remains a rarity in the medium. Players take on the role of Vincent, a man caught…

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Hawaii Lawmaker is Drafting Law to Stop ...

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A Hawaii lawmaker considers loot boxes in video games a form of gambling, calling them “exploitative mechanisms” akin to gambling. State legislator Chris Lee wants to legislate retailers like GameStop into requiring an ID when selling games like Star Wars: Battlefront 2 and Overwatch, which sell microtransactions to consumers. It is unclear how online retailers…

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Lawmakers Investigate 'Loot Boxes' in Video Games ...

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EA Games’ latest first-person shooter, Star Wars: Battlefront 2, kicked off a firestorm of outrage when it was released earlier this month. Much of the anger stemmed from its implementation of in-game transactions. EA won’t just hurt the Star Wars brand, it’ll damage the entire game industry–should Big Government step in to impose oppressive regulations….

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IGN Parent Company Mishandled HR Investigation Of ...

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Hollywood isn’t the only industry infested with sexual predators. Former IGN editor Vince Ingenito is accused of sexually harassing a female game journalist and video personality, Kallie Plagge. Posting into the #metoo hashtag, which victims of sexual harassment and assault have been using to tell their stories since the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal upended…

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SJW Gaming Forum 'NeoGAF' Shuts Down Following ...

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NeoGAF, a gaming forum that served for many years as a hub for progressives in the game industry, shut down today following allegations of sexual assault against its owner, Tyler Malka. The website served as a de facto community for gamers on the progressive left. Due to the presence of industry insiders, media men, and…

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Assassinated Russian Diplomat's Body Surfaces In Batman ...

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Andrey Karlov, the assassinated Russian diplomat, has been given something of a tribute in the second episode of Telltale Games’ newest title, Batman: The Enemy Within. The studio used a real-life image of his dead body superimposed over the image of a ransacked bank vault in one of the game’s scenes. The diplomat and his…

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Social Justice Gaming Forum Stages Video Game ...

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The popular video game celebrity and YouTuber Jon Jafari, better known as JonTron, was cast out by social justice warriors for several inarticulate comments he made during a political debate in March. Despite his heartfelt apology and decision to recuse himself from politics, Jafari is once again under attack for his upcoming role in a…

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Destiny 2's Neo-Nazi Affiliation, Brought to You ...

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In a huge step forward in bringing neo-Nazis to light, Destiny 2 developer Bungie has identified two more incredibly commonplace references to neo-Nazi symbolism. What’s terrifying, is that they’re absolutely everywhere. Bungie’s new sci-fi multiplayer shooter, Destiny 2, came under fire for a piece of gear that includes a symbol that resembles the letter “K”,…

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Should Shitty Gamers Be Voices of Authority ...

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Gaming journalist literally worse at problem solving than a pigeon, exposed in videogame tutorial. Dean Takahashi of VentureBeat “identifies” as a gaming journalist. One would think that, in a medium where one of the most common elements involves adapting to new mechanics and advancing through strategy, a professional reporter for the field would be at…

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Report: Trolls Masquerading As Trans Women Trick ...

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Online comedians masquerading as transgender gamers reportedly tricked BuzzFeed into publishing a fake story about them being prevented from entering an all-female video game tournament. The result was an article titled “These Trans Women Were Asked To Show Their Passports To Enter A Female Gaming Tournament,” written by BuzzFeed’s Lane Sainty. “Sly Buehl Rigilio, a…

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