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Roosh V shutters Reaxxion, his dopey game site “for masculine men,” due to people forgetting he even had a game site

It is with heavy heart that I bring you this news: Reaxxion, the dopey video game site that racist skeezeball PUA and rape legalization proponent Roosh V set up at the height of #Gamergate, has been shut down.

Wait, did I say “with heavy heart?” I meant AH HA HA HA HA HA HA!

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Anyhoo, so earlier today, Roosh broke the heart of dozens of readers by announcing that Reaxxion, his opportunistic and ill-concieved attempt to cash in on #Gamergate, would be no more.

I’ve decided to close Reaxxion after approximately nine months of operation. Traffic has not grown to a level that allows the site to financially sustain itself. We have not been able to consistently surpass 250,000 page views a month.

I take full blame for the site’s commercial failure. The writers and editor did a great job trying to achieve my vision of what Reaxxion should be, but in spite of that, the growth did not occur. I attribute this failure to creating the site from a spontaneous idea (in response to gamergate) instead of developing it organically based on an actual need. The fact the gamergate continues to be successful and influential in other communities shows that I did not even provide a substantial need to the audience it was intended for.

(Emphasis mine.)

Setting aside Roosh’s painfully inept writing — you don’t provide needs, you repugnant doofus, you fill them — I will grant him a few points for at least admitting his failure here; others in the extended manosphere, well, let’s jsut say they aren’t so good at this.

The “editor” in question is the lovely and talented Matt Forney; the loss of this “job” will presumably enable him to spend more time with his family stewing in his own rancid juices.

If Forney or any of the site’s writers were actually getting paid for this, it’s possible that Roosh lost a not-insignificant amount of money on this attempted cash-grab. (The amount of ad revenue you get for 250k views a month is pretty tiny.) The cloud to this silver lining is that the money Roosh may have lost would have mostly been going to people as shitty as he is.

Let’s look back at some of Reaxxion’s coverage of, er, video games, from the last few months to see what we’ll be missing:

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Come to think of it, I think I will miss them!

H/T — @tauriqmoosa, for the tip!

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This Handle is a Test
This Handle is a Test
5 years ago

This can only be good news. The more set backs the people associated with online PUA (of which Roosh is definitely associated with) the better off everyone will be. In addition, a source of hate online (I’m assuming since I didn’t actually see it, but its about gamergate so…), albeit an inconsequential one, goes down.

Micharion
Micharion
5 years ago

Really they think that Star Wars 7 is imposing gender equality? Someone hasn’t taken a single glance at any part of the Star Wars expanded universe that Disney torched. Funny how there was most likely no mention of Bastila Shan despite her being in a game that paved the way for Mass Effect. Or the canon heroine of its sequel the Exile. Damn Skyrim for making people forget that there were other open world games before Elder Scrolls doesn’t even help that up until Morrowind the games were kind of shit. Sorry if I seem bitter.

ljy2008
5 years ago

I agree, a tear…for the simple loss of comedic magic these asshats have provided in their short, meagre, pathetic existence.

Nequam
Nequam
5 years ago

Zeb Berryman
Zeb Berryman
5 years ago

Most of those articles look more like parodies than anything else. If I had come to this site by accident I would have assumed the whole thing was an elaborate joke.

Tessa
5 years ago

The only time I’ve been exposed to Reaxxion since it’s been out (other than here of course) was during a comic book conversation about Wonder Woman getting a costume change. This is interesting since I devote more time on the internet to video games than to comic books.

bekabot
5 years ago

I take full blame for the site’s commercial failure.

Gee, why? {addresses Roosh} You had a site and it didn’t work out; that’s something which happens all the time. But if it’s your idea that some kind of manning-up needs to be done here (though for the life of me I can’t see why) taking “responsibility” ought to be enough. More is theatrical. As a famous schoolteacher once said, one should cultivate an innate sense of these things. (No, dude, it wasn’t Aristotle. It was Miss Brodie. Thanks for asking, though.)

indifferentsky
5 years ago

I need to say something about Star Wars because I’m 44 years old and went to see the first one in theaters several times when I was a girl. As a child we had disney princesses and Jodie Foster disney movies (thank god, Freaky Friday and Candleshoe, she was so tough and cool and not touched by make up or conventional beauty and she got to say really cool stuff and be in charge of herself)… but I distinctly remember as a child that it was pivotal moment when Princess Leia was rescued and suddenly we were clued in that she knew more about what was going on than they did and was a key player in the rebel alliance and barked, “will somebody get this walking carpet out of my way!?”

So I get mildly peeved when people minimize that when talking about the franchise. When I hear countless older black people talk about how Uhura in Star Trek made them happy and proud and verkelmpt.- I feel the same way about Leia, so back off. lol, Not saying anyone here has done that, but I keep seeing Star Wars getting mentioned and it always jogs memories on feminist terms. <3 🙂

Tracy
Tracy
5 years ago

So this is the way Reaxxion ends, not with a bang but a whimper. Fitting.

And in other news, Judgybitch made her new(ish) novel free for Amazon Kindle.

ZOMG.

Link?

Mammoth book club?

GrumpyOldSocialJusticeMangina

” If I had come to this site by accident I would have assumed the whole thing was an elaborate joke.”

You mean it’s not? David doesn’t just make this stuff up as satire? People — actual live people — actually say this shit?

EJ (The Other One)
EJ (The Other One)
5 years ago

This sounds like a good time to share my favourite moment of the whole GG saga.

Once upon a time, a man called Milo Yiannopoulos had earned himself a name for what passes for journalism at Breitbart. He had formerly been extremely scornful of men who play video games, but when the GGers started harassing women he saw them as useful patsies his ideological brethren, realised the error of his ways, and decided to join forces. After a while, Yiannopoulos announced that in order to foster even closer ties with the GGers, he would play a video game, and would welcome advice from the GGers as to which game should be his introduction.

An internet poll was set up to allow GGers to vote on which game should be Yiannopoulos’s first. However, the quixotic mischeviousness of *chan culture is not easily contained, even when the GGers are trying to be nice to a new ally. As a result, the winning game was not what you’d expect.

It was Hatoful Boyfriend.

For those unfamiliar with Hatoful Boyfriend, it is a deconstruction of Japanese dating games. Instead of a boy who solves puzzles and raises his numbers in order to date girls, one plays a girl who solves puzzles and raises her numbers in order to date pigeons. There are no male characters, only pigeons. Like many deconstructions it’s extremely clever and comes across as very wryly funny if you are familiar with the genre, but will baffle anyone else. The fact that Hatoful Boyfriend was even considered as an option for the vote is puzzling, and the fact that it won can only be put down to wholesale trolling.

Yiannopoulos did not make good on his commitment to play Hatoful Boyfriend. Nobody really blamed him for this either, because oh come on.

benfromcanada
5 years ago

Maybe I’m missing something but what does transgender acceptance have to do with video games?

Tessa
5 years ago

EJ:
1) Correction, There is no “instead of a boy.” Hatoful Boyfriend is a parody of “otome games” which already have girl main characters. So a more correct statement is “instead of a girl who solves puzzles and raises her numbers in order to date boys, she does so to date pigeons. All the cliches of the characters are otome game cliches.

2) Hatoful Boyfriend is amaaaazing… He shoulda played it.

Malitia - SJW Who Lurks Above in Shadow
Malitia - SJW Who Lurks Above in Shadow
5 years ago

Wait. Whining about a feminist “boycott” of Game of Thrones? This why the comment section on the Mary Sue article of “sorry we wont promote GoT anymore” was overrun with boring trolls and refused to die?

http://www.themarysue.com/we-will-no-longer-be-promoting-hbos-game-of-thrones/

Bernardo Soares
Bernardo Soares
5 years ago

@EJ: That story made my day. I’d have loved to see Yiannopoulos whining about SJW pigeons and ethics in aviculture.

EJ (The Other One)
EJ (The Other One)
5 years ago

Thanks for the corrections, Tessa.

spacelawn
5 years ago

Anyone who dislike Glitchhikers can’t have a heart. The soundtrack in that game is absolutely amazing! Seriously, im not kidding, you can get it for free from the guy who made it.

Anyhow, that site sure looked like fun, it probably caused people to get a headache from seeing all the…. questionable headlines and content.

spacelawn
5 years ago

@Mike

Gamergate has done shit, really. In their quest to protect their own ignorant believes they have managed to harass a whole lot of women (and some men) take down ads for intel hardware from gamasutra (however that helps anyone is beyond me) and fuck with the kinja network some

And a whole lot of doxxing to.

Really, they haven’t accomplished shite cept’ for wallow in their own insecurity, fuck em’

tinyorc
5 years ago

dslucia1:

Personally, while I would never read it I’ve got nothing against the idea of having right-wing coverage for video games.

Exactly. But the problem with GG – and the reason Reaxxion flopped so miserably – is that they don’t want their own spaces to discuss and promote the games they like. What they want is for the entire industry to kowtow to their standards of “ethics” – i.e., no discussing sexism, racism, or any other kind of sociopolitical issues in game reviews.

For example, Polygon have always had a left-leaning ethos and frequently publish reviews examining games from a sociopolitical perspective. This has always been their MO. But GG can’t accept that maybe, just maybe, they are not the intended audience for this content and should seek their video game coverage elsewhere. They can’t stand the idea that a site like Polygon exists and is successful on any level, so instead, they attack its staff from behind the (at this point, almost entirely dissipated) smokescreen of “ethics”.

Alan Robertshaw:

In the same way that MGTOWs will never go their own way because their raison d’etre is harassing women, the GG crowd can’t function in an environment that’s devoid of women to abuse.

Also exactly. GG is really fascinating (from a distance) because it’s an almost entirely self-reflexive entity: its primary reason for existing is to justify its own existence. But to maintain this, there needs to be the sense of resistance coming from the outside, otherwise the whole thing just collapses in on itself. They are extremely dependent on their perceived villains for their continued existence. This is why they have failed to lead by example and create a self-sustaining outlet for the type of “ethical” games journalism they claim to be fighting for.

dhag85
5 years ago

Wait.. one of those articles was written by a CHAD?

Moggie
Moggie
5 years ago

And in other news, Judgybitch made her new(ish) novel free for Amazon Kindle.

Hey, it’s not fair to mock her for her generosity. She must be forgoing literally dozens of sales!

sn0rkmaiden
5 years ago

@History Nerd, I keep forgetting Jordan Owen wrote a book, I wonder if it’s up free anywhere.

@Tracy,

here’s the link to Judgy’s latest book:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B012YMFYW0/ref=x_gr_w_bb?ie=UTF8&tag=x_gr_w_bb_uk-21&linkCode=as2&camp=1634&creative=6738

Sadly it’s no longer free, but is free to read on Amazon kindle. I haven’t left it an amazon review, as I wouldn’t want to show up on her radar under my real name.

sn0rkmaiden
5 years ago

Sorry, I should given the .com link:

http://www.amazon.com/The-Fitness-Test-Janet-Bloomfield-ebook/dp/B012YMFYW0/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top?ie=UTF8

Funny, one of the two reviews describes it as an anti-feminist book, they can’t know that unless they’re a fanboy from her blog.

spacelawn
5 years ago

@tinyorc

Fucking nailed it. A+ deluxe.

EJ (The Other One)
EJ (The Other One)
5 years ago

Thinking about it:

I hypothesise that the reason Reaxxion failed is not that it’s poorly written by hateful people, but that it’s doing exactly what the GGers most despise: talking about the cultural meaning of video games instead of discussing tech specs, regurgitating press releases, printing advertising as editorial and other “objective” things. It may be a hard-right cultural critique, but it’s a cultural critique nonetheless.

Of course, since the GGers are deplorable people, their response hasn’t been to subject Reaxxion to the same barrage of hate that Polygon received but simply to ignore it. Meanwhile the sites giving them what they actually want – that is, advertising – are still getting their attention.

spacelawn
5 years ago

@EJ (The Other One)

True. Gamegate does contradict itself in that way, talking about how they “just wanna talk about video games” while not actually doing that. If GG was just a site (or something similar) that was dedicated to focus on video games as entertainment only and not the political, cultural, social part of it, that would be fine, maybe a bit simple-minded, but fine. Instead we got hate-movement 101 going on. Yay? euugh.

sn0rkmaiden
5 years ago

I did think it interesting, reading the comments under Reaxxion’s farewell, that most of them complained about the endless articles about SJWs.

Reaxxion was supposed to be a space free of the supposed ‘SJW agenda’ that would talk about macho friendly games, not a space for hearing endless carping about the very subjects these gamers would rather ignore.

It was very much like a MGTOW site, where the only subject is the women they’re avoiding but can’t stop thinking about.

lurker
lurker
5 years ago

@EJ (The Other One)
Wait , wait, wait. I though the Gaters’ whole defense of Milo was essentially based around “Sure, he called us basement-dwelling losers just weeks before the Quinspiracy started and sure he has implied that games are causing you to kill people, but it’s okay now, he has totally played, like, games and stuff!”
Are you saying that this is actually not true and the Gaters were *gasp* lying?!?
Also I thought that was the whole idea behind him changing his Twitter avatars to Nero, you know cause he suddenly started appreciating gaming. Am I to believe he instead simply googled “Game character with white hair” (presumably cause “Game character with mop on head” didn’t yield any results) and copied the first one he found?

EJ (The Other One)
EJ (The Other One)
5 years ago

@lurker:
We’d have to ask him, wouldn’t we? I’m sure Yiannopoulos would never stoop to rewriting his own past opinions in order to suit his present objectives.

(I don’t know the story of Yiannopoulos’s twitter avatar. Better minds than I should probably be consulted.)

weirwoodtreehugger
5 years ago

My phone won’t embed images for some reason so I have to link to the whole story, but here’s some ridiculously adorable brain bleach.
http://io9.com/an-orphaned-wallaby-gets-comfort-from-his-teddy-bear-1722184877

Moggie
Moggie
5 years ago

lurker, remember that gators embraced Jack Thompson. Jack Thompson. If they could turn him into “Based Dad”, accepting Yiannopoulos as one of their own would be a breeze.

ikanreed
ikanreed
5 years ago

What happened here is that the thing that’s always been true forced it’s way out:

Gamergate is tiny. Very loud, but tiny. It also lacked any real activism too. Blogging, while an important part of modern activism, can’t carry anything on it’s own. It’s at best a light. And shining a light on people trying their best to improve problems of diversity isn’t ever going to build the populist outrage they imagined they had.

spacelawn
5 years ago

@ikanreed

One thing i’ve noticed is that while a lot of people have been talking about stuff GGers hate (like diversity in games, games that aren’t shooty bang bang etc) in public, like on GDC or those ted things, i’ve never heard about any major GG public talks about, well, GG stuff. They mostly seem to keep their presences on the internet and no where else. A movement that does that is bound to fail eventually.

Falconer
5 years ago

but I distinctly remember as a child that it was pivotal moment when Princess Leia was rescued and suddenly we were clued in that she knew more about what was going on than they did and was a key player in the rebel alliance and barked, “will somebody get this walking carpet out of my way!?”

I love the fact that Leia becomes an active participant in her own rescue. I could wish for a more active role for her in the rest of the movie, but the other two films don’t disappoint in that way. I hope she’s got plenty to do in Ep 7!

Orion
5 years ago

The Jack Thompson thing still blows my mind. So much of GG, and in fact The Sarkeesian Effect, seems to be driven by the fear of Jack Thompson, that I have no idea how they teamed up with him. Maybe they remember the anti-gaming demogoguery of the 90s but somehow failed to notice that Jack Thompson was involved?

I watched part of the Aurini cut of The Sarkeesian Effect. They repeatedly insinuated that Anita was grandstanding to the non-gaming public to make gamers look bad, which is… just not what she was doing. They didn’t make it her thesis, or say it explicitly, and I suppose technically they only said that she did make gamers look bad, not that she did it on purpose.

Still, when they respond to specific segments of her videos, they often say something about how a non-gamer wouldn’t understand the context or someone who doesn’t know video games would be misled by her examples. For example, she uses the game Hitman to talk about the disposability of female background characters. She illustrates this by showing a let’s play in which the player had made a giant pile of dead strippers. Tubman & Skull don’t address the sexism at all; they complain that the video might make people who don’t play games think gamers are violent people.

Alan Robertshaw
Alan Robertshaw
5 years ago

Re: Star Wars

A bearded religious fundamentalist hiding out in the desert radicalises a naïve young farm boy and recruits him to undertake a potential suicide mission to fly into and blow up a large infrastructure.

What sort of message is that to send to kids?

GrumpyOldSocialJusticeMangina

I’m not a gamer — I played Pacman at a pizza joint when it first came out in the early 80’s, and that’s it — and I know bufkus about games except what I’ve read here. My view of Gamergate was just another bunch of immature guys raising a stink about the women they’d like to fuck but don’t want anything else to do with. But these comments about how the gamergaters accepted Yiannopoulos, and ever more, the way they accepted Jack Thompson, reminded me of the way that the Tea Partiers are accepting Donald Trump despite his long track record of supporting fairly liberal causes in the past. For instance he was (and possibly still is) pro-choice. Perhaps the right-wing mindset is “good, he finally saw the light” rather than “shit, this bastard is just playing us for his own benefit.”

EJ (The Other One)
EJ (The Other One)
5 years ago

Right wing Americans are famously happy to accept converts; it’s thought to be a holdover from born-again Christianity’s emphasis on the possibility of conversion and of the extra status gained from having been a vile foe before one’s conversion. Right wing Europeans far less so, because in Europe the right is less associated with evangelical movements and more with insular identity groups. This being the case I wouldn’t draw any parallels between GG and the Tea Party where it comes to accepting unlikely allies.

I suspect in GG’s case it’s more a combination of the case that they’re willing to work with the devil in order to hurt the evil SJWs, and the fact that many GGers are simply too young or too politically ignorant to remember who Jack Thompson was.

Orion
5 years ago

Meant to include: It’s amazing how completely they don’t understand Tropes vs. Women. It’s not a video for people who don’t play games. It’s just… not. It has been purely inside baseball from the start.

indifferentsky
5 years ago

Don’t think anyone is “accepting” Jack Thompson, they wanted to get someone they perceive as a villain to point at Anita and go “WOW that’s fucked up!” because somehow that’s some logical argument. I’ve seen a few complaints about Jack being included in the Sarkessian Effect.

For those that are familiar with the mind of Jordan Owen, this is typical of his “logic”. It’s as logical as interviewing Tipper Gore on Sarkeesian’s earrings.

They have not accepted Jack Thomspon and there are comparisons floating around about statements they have both made, trying to “prove” that Anita is for censorship. More Jordan Owen logic. He also interviewed his friend, the adult cam worker on her opinions, and she stated she is pretty sure that Anita is for censorship. OK… um…interesting. What a great documentary.

And the clips of Anita/Dines/Anita talking in tandem is supposed to link Anita to censorship as well. But when “Name” said that she believes that Anita is for censorship, that just sealed it for me. They really made their case.

Hissara
5 years ago

I was a writer for the site, in hoping for a chance to get compensated for writing about games. However, they had a policy of making sure you write 4 articles before you get a chance to be a weekly contributor. The moment I got my 4th article confirmed and asked about the chance to get money for writing on the site, I was told the site was closing down.

I’m still very bitter about that.

lurker
lurker
5 years ago

Re: Milo
Yeah, I know nothing about it really makes sense, I was mostly joking.
Can’t say I am necessarily surprised that they accepted him without him having even done even the smallest “work” (playing one single game, I mean seriously) in order to redeem himself, cause yeah, like you said, Jack Thompson.
It does fit with the usual Gator MO, where something doesn’t actually need to be true, you just need to repeat it loud and long enough for it to become truth (see also #Not YourShield and the GG “Anti-Harassement” group).

As for Jack Thompson, I think his inclusion was the most obvious sign in a long time that GG is really about being anti-feminist and anti-progressiveness in general rather than the nebulous ethics in games journalism bullshit.
His name was literally their battle cry (as in “The reason we need to drive Anita and her friends out of the industry is cause they are basically the next Jack Thompson”), yet when they saw the chance of having someone with name-recognition – good or bad, although in this case bad – shot on feminism, they pounced on it.

epitome of incomprehensibility

Hmmm…

Why Do SJWs Hate Boobs So Much? …How can you hate something so great that there are two of them?

I think the word “that” is supposed to be something else? Or maybe all two-breasted mammals used to have one breast, until SJWs started hating the concept of boobs, and then – pop! – everybody got an extra boob.

People say hate isn’t the answer, but hate makes you grow breasts! I mean, what’s not to love?

Why We Need To Fight Against Transgender Acceptance …Transgender acceptance is about thought control

The writer answered his own question in the first sentence. I guess I can’t accuse him of being a journalistic tease.

Candy Crush Saga Will Come Pre-Installed With WIndows 10 ..What does this portend for the future of Windows?

What does this portend? How do we read the signs?! Well, I’m glad there’s an expert at candycrushomagy here, since I only read tea leaves! (Mine right now says “ginger peach.” Oh wait, that’s the label on the tea bag. Carry on.)

dslucia1
dslucia1
5 years ago

@tinyorc:

Exactly. But the problem with GG – and the reason Reaxxion flopped so miserably – is that they don’t want their own spaces to discuss and promote the games they like. What they want is for the entire industry to kowtow to their standards of “ethics” – i.e., no discussing sexism, racism, or any other kind of sociopolitical issues in game reviews.

For example, Polygon have always had a left-leaning ethos and frequently publish reviews examining games from a sociopolitical perspective. This has always been their MO. But GG can’t accept that maybe, just maybe, they are not the intended audience for this content and should seek their video game coverage elsewhere. They can’t stand the idea that a site like Polygon exists and is successful on any level, so instead, they attack its staff from behind the (at this point, almost entirely dissipated) smokescreen of “ethics”.

Yeah, that’s why I’m so sad that it’s now impossible for me to really read comments on most of the websites I frequented. Doesn’t really matter where I go, there’s always going to be some #gibbon leaping off the walls in paranoid fury, because they need to be the sole audience for everything ever and anyone else who doesn’t conform to their demographic or doesn’t agree that their demographic should be the only one needs to go ahead and stop existing.

It makes me tired, and it makes me sad to think that a lot of these people are somehow around my age. They were raised in a very similar manner as I was and we share a lot of interests, yet somehow they managed to get these repugnant views on the world that have turned them into such morally reprehensible people that they either don’t realize or straight up don’t care that what they’re doing is so evil.

Falconer
5 years ago

@Alan Robertshaw

A bearded religious fundamentalist hiding out in the desert radicalises a naïve young farm boy and recruits him to undertake a potential suicide mission to fly into and blow up a large infrastructure.

The bearded religious fundamentalist recruits the naive young farm boy in the hopes of turning him into an agent to confront and assassinate the head of state.

Flying into the large infrastructure, and subsequently blowing it up, were never in his plans.

And anyway “flying through the superstructure to destroy the main reactor so the whole thing blows up” is the third movie.

I swear. These Fake Geek Boys.

Alan Robertshaw
Alan Robertshaw
5 years ago

@ Falconer

Bollocks; I’m rumbled.

But as Doctor Spock from Star Gate once said “If at first you don’t succeed, there is no try”.

Falconer
5 years ago

You just made my day, Alan. And there was plenty in the “shoulda stood in bed today” column.

AndreTheFireant
AndreTheFireant
5 years ago

“Meant to include: It’s amazing how completely they don’t understand Tropes vs. Women. It’s not a video for people who don’t play games. It’s just… not. It has been purely inside baseball from the start.”

CMIIW, but hasn’t Anita stated that she would like her videos to be taught in schools?

Mike
Mike
5 years ago

Deep freeze dot it. The hit site to expose alleged corruption by journalists. I wouldn’t be surprised to see at least one lawsuit over it.

Ah thanks – I didn’t know about that one. I’m kinda surprised that there’s a GG-inspired site which is well-designed AND functional AND still being updated, though the updates seem to be just a smattering of grievances about a handful of games journalists (I guess that’s actually most of what the site is overall). Really, it’s kind of amazing just how petty or nonsensical most of the ‘corruption’ allegations leveled by GG actually are/were.

In their quest to protect their own ignorant believes they have managed to harass a whole lot of women (and some men) take down ads for intel hardware from gamasutra (however that helps anyone is beyond me) and fuck with the kinja network some .

Yeah, the whole story with Intel is pretty hilarious. My understanding: Intel quickly caved to GG after a targeted email campaign, assuming (probably) that GG represented a potentially-significant chunk of their consumer base. After learning more about what GG actually was, and after seeing how GG was using Intel’s caving as an example of the MIGHTY POWER of GG, Intel not only reinstated ads on Gamasutra, but also started a $300 million ‘diversity’ campaign which involved partnering with a bunch of progressive organizations, including Feminist Frequency. It was very much a Pyrrhic victory for GG. You can even read an angry article about it on, um, Reaxxion!

Paradoxical Intention
5 years ago

AndreTheFireant | August 5, 2015 at 1:09 pm
CMIIW, but hasn’t Anita stated that she would like her videos to be taught in schools?

From what I’ve seen, it’s less that Anita said it (in fact, she didn’t say it at all), but rather another GG rumor about her that states that women have barged into classes and demanded that her videos be taught.

So, it’s another way for GG to point at Anita and say that she’s a Totalitarian Femmcommunazi who’s hell-bent on making games that she likes and destroying all others.