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Speed run, not speed sprint: How to survive a decade in the gamer game

Jirard Khalil (@TheCompletionist) and Albert Zheng (@BoxBox) talk about survival rates for creators in an industry that’s anything but fun and games.

On Apr 25, 2023 by Sabina Wex

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‘He never should’ve been able to change that password’: Mom says son bypassed Apple’s payment security system and spent $800 on Roblox

'He just found a way for it to work.'

On Mar 27, 2023 by Braden Bjella

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Twitch streamer Kacey ‘Kacee’ Anderson takes stage as lead correspondent at the eMLS Cup at SXSW

Kacey Anderson spoke to Passionfruit about her experience with the eMLS as its first woman content creator.

On Mar 16, 2023 by Steven Asarch

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People are spoiling ‘Hogwarts Legacy’ as a new way of protesting the game

This spoiler-filled copypasta is the latest way of striking back against J.K. Rowling.

On Feb 13, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Hogwarts Legacy faces renewed criticism for inclusion of antisemitic tropes

Now that people have seen the game, they have even more concerns.

On Feb 9, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Hogwarts Legacy’ faces new backlash over Harry Potter’s first trans character Sirona Ryan

The character's name is under fire, prompting comparisons to tone-deaf 'Harry Potter' names like Cho Chang.

On Feb 7, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘What do you expect playing COD on duty?’: Security guard fired on live stream after bragging about playing video games on the clock

'I literally get paid to ignore all responsibilities.'

On Dec 15, 2022 by Jack Alban

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Misfits Gaming Group launches $20 million fund to support ambitious creator projects

'We want to empower creators from all walks of life.'

On Nov 3, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

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‘KFC got a better computer than me’: KFC customer says cashier used an Asus gaming monitor to cash him out

'So the employees can play Call of Duty during their breaks.'

On Oct 31, 2022 by Melody Heald

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‘Bayonetta’ voice actress calls for a boycott over ‘insulting’ $4,000 pay offer (updated)

Hellena Taylor says she wasn't offered a living wage to voice the lead role in 'Bayonetta 3.'

On Oct 18, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Go get a J-O-B. That’s my answer’: Woman secretly films couple at Ross arguing over gaming chair

'Smart. She knew he’d never get off the gaming chair.'

On Oct 13, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘How was I supposed to know she was going to die’: GameStop worker says asking for time off from work requires a week’s notice, even if for Grandma’s funeral

'My old job was 3 months minimum, otherwise you weren't getting it.'

On Oct 3, 2022 by Vladimir Supica

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‘Instead of giving us a livable wage’: GameStop worker says store wants to offer a piece of candy as an incentive for good work

'I have a personal policy to not eat company-provided food.'

On Sep 15, 2022 by Rachel Kiley

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Gaming creator Jacksepticeye reflects on the evolution of his career

‘It comes with a lot of trial and error, and a lot of practice and experience.’

On Sep 13, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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‘Cis people don’t get it’: Rowling’s anti-trans views under fire amid ‘Hogwarts Legacy’ pre-orders, sparking debate among ‘Harry Potter’ fandom

'...tells COMPANIES that they can still pay MONEY to TRANSPHOBES..'

On Aug 30, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw