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FBI releases its Gamergate investigation file

The FBI has published a 173-page document that shows the department’s investigation into the online harrassment movement, Gamergate. Available to read on the Bureau’s website, the heavily-redacted report includes emails, news articles and internal memos regarding the online hate movement. Fair warning for anyone looking to read the full report …

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Nintendo denies Paper Mario joke is Gamergate reference

A couple of references that have been interpreted as a call out to the Gamergate hate campaign are nothing of the sort, Nintendo has said. Two pieces of dialogue plucked from a demo of Wii U title Paper Mario: Color Splash were called out by harassment victim Zoe Quinn as …

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Blizzard: There’s no place for racism, sexism or harassment in our community

Mike Morhaime has once again stepped up and proven he is one of the few leading gaming executives unprepared to sit by and tolerate hate and discrimination in the games community. His latest stand comes after last week’s DreamHack Hearthstone tournament where finalist Terrence Miller, who is black, was the …

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Developer cancels Wii U game after Nintendo fires employee in online abuse row

Necrosoft Games has cancelled a planned Wii U title after Nintendo fired marketing employee Alison Rapp. Rapp has been the victim of online abuse and a smear campaign from certain online hate groups. She has been held accountable by these groups for Nintendo’s recent decisions to better localise its games …

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Retailer Play Asia labels Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 saga ‘SJW nonsense’

Import specialist Play Asia has chosen to use a pro-GamerGate anti-equality hashtag in its response to this morning’s Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 news. Developer Team Ninja said earlier that the game won’t be heading to the West due to fear of a backlash over the game’s representation of women. …

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Zoe Quinn movie rights acquired by Ghostbusters reboot producer

Depression Quest developer Zoe Quinn has sold the movie rights to her upcoming memoir Crash Override: How To Save The Internet From Itself. Deadline reports that the rights have been acquired by the producer of the Ghostbusters reboot and former Sony Pictures co-chairperson Amy Pascal. The site adds that several …

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SXSW cancels Gamergate and anti-harassment panels after violent threats

Upcoming event SXSW has come in for criticism after cancelling not only a Gamergate-backed panel but also a panel designed to explore the topic of harassment. The March gathering was due to host two sessions – ‘SavePoint: A Discussion on the Gaming Community’ and ‘Level Up: Overcoming Harassment in Games’. …

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