Recently I contacted a publisher about reviewing their video game and this is the terrible experience that followed. If you or someone you know is victimized…
"As soon as this deal is finalized, I will leave Mojang and go back to doing Ludum Dares and small web experiments. If I ever accidentally make something that seems to gain traction, I’ll probably abandon it immediately."
Smash Bros. fans might recall that, for whatever reason, Super Smash Bros. Brawl offered a detailed look at Princess Peach’s underpants. That doesn’t appear true for the newly released 3DS game.
"Oh you think I’m kidding when I say raped? I mean honest-to-god-you’re-about-to-be-assaulted-with-someone-elses-genetalia rape. Admittedly the rape is a minor inconvenience and feels more like “rape” that couples do when they want to make things more interesting so don’t expect any horrible, horror movie-esque rape scenes. The advantage to this is that instead of getting a game-over and having to restart when your HP reaches zero, you get raped and return to camp."
“I had no interest in getting into it publicly with an employee of one of this [sic] studios,” he goes on. “So I did the professional thing which was to contact the studio to try and find out what was happening. What should I have done differently?”
"Are feminists taking over video games? Does the video-game press care about video games anymore? Since I have access to a large, growing repository of nearly every recent article published by the video-game press, I thought I’d run a simple query to answer these questions and share the results"
"Microsoft is in serious discussions to buy Mojang, the Swedish company behind the popular "Minecraft" videogame, according to a person with knowledge of the matter."
"User @chrisgrant is blocking 1745 users on Twitter"
"15-year-old Paul Horner broke down in tears after a judge found the young man guilty on two counts of domestic terrorism and was sentenced to twenty-five years to life in federal prison."UPDATE: That was fake, THIS is real though: http://fox59.com/2014/08/28/swatting-prank-brings-swat-team-response-disrupts-video-game/
A different company than the company everyone thought was buying a company might be buying a company
"Amazon.com has been in late-stage talks to acquire video site Twitch, according to two people familiar with the matter, after reports that Google had virtually sealed a deal to acquire the site for $1 billion."