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How Gamergate birthed QAnon

Trolls perfected the playbook. QAnon took it to the next level.

On Oct 28, 2021 by Claire Goforth

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Anti-feminism, pro-Gamergate videos from ‘Hogwarts Legacy’ lead designer resurface

He also complains about what he called the 'social justice agenda.'

On Feb 22, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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Video game developer Alec Holowka dead at 35

His death comes less than a week after abuse and harassment allegations.

On Sep 2, 2019 by Bryan Rolli

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Zoë Quinn says they were abused and harassed by famed gaming developer

'It's been the better part of a decade and I'm still afraid of him.'

On Aug 27, 2019 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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Should gaming journalists be good at video games?

There's more to reporting the news than being a gamer.

On May 2, 2019 by Ana Valens

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8chan is at the center of the Christchurch mosque shootings—and its roots are in Gamergate (updated)

Gamergate was the start of a lengthy, violent timeline.

On Mar 15, 2019 by Ana Valens

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THQ Nordic’s wild AMA over at Gamergate playhouse, 8chan, did not go well

'I am terribly sorry for the short-sightedness.'

On Feb 26, 2019 by Joseph Knoop

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Introducing ‘boner culture,’ this Gamergate blogger’s latest cause

Won't somebody think of the boners?

On Feb 20, 2019 by Ana Valens

DreamWorks' She-Ra and the Power of Princess received a Gamergate backlash over its Spinnerella redesign.

Man on internet wants to know why ‘She-Ra’ character wasn’t made attractive enough for him

Twitter is dunking on this Gamergate writer who thinks a character is 'fat.'

On Nov 16, 2018 by Ana Valens

Ian Miles Cheong, a conservative games journalist, is just one of many right-wing personalities poisoning YouTube

Alt-right gamers are lying to you on YouTube

Trolls like Ian Miles Cheong regularly rely on manipulative claims to win over unsuspecting viewers. It's for a reason.

On Oct 26, 2018 by Ana Valens

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Brett Kavanaugh’s friend Mark Judge once praised Gamergate

An article Judge wrote in 2015 resurfaced on Twitter.

On Oct 2, 2018 by David Gilmour

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The comics industry is finally, belatedly facing up to Comicsgate

Is it too little, too late?

On Aug 28, 2018 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Where are Gamergate’s ‘ethics in journalism’ now?

Gaming’s mob of harassers goes quiet when it’s a white guy’s scandal.

On Aug 17, 2018 by Joseph Knoop

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Reddit brought back a Gamergate forum after its creator tried to destroy it

Reddit is cool with allowing the pro-GamerGate forum to continue onward.

On Jul 14, 2018 by Joseph Knoop

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‘Star Wars’ backlash is the new Gamergate

The toxic fan entitlement and sexist harassment are out of control.

On Jul 10, 2018 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw