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Guild Wars 2 writers are now out of a job after arguing with partnered YouTuber

You don't have to agree with everything they say, but both the company you work for and the community expect some level of common decency out of you. Two members of Guild Wars 2's writing staff have l... read more

The ArenaNet Catastrophe Has The Whole Game Industry Rethinking Harassment Policies

One week ago, two Guild Wars 2 narrative designers, Jessica Price and Peter Fries, were fired after Price called out a player of the game on Twitter ... CEO was ready to tell her boss to fire her. The... read more

Game Company Fires Two Employees Who Complained About 'Mansplaining' on Twitter

She subsequently responded to those criticizing her on Twitter ... he...." "We can probably fire anyone on the GW2 dev team as long we make a big enough stink," wrote one user on the Guild Wars 2 subr... read more

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IGDA Posts Game Developer Social Media Considerations

ArenaNet spoke out after the backlash from the game developer community, and stated that the employees “failed to uphold our ... One of the questions raised in the aftermath of the “Guild Wars 2” cont... read more

An Analysis on Kotaku’s Coverage of Jessica Price’s Firing

On July 5, 2018, Mike O’Brien, President of ArenaNet announced on the Guild Wars 2 forum that Narrative Designers ... if Reddit wants you fired, we’ll fire you,” she said. “Get out there and make sure ... read more

Game developers need unions — they can’t afford another Telltale

As Rock Paper Shotgun so clearly put it, “ArenaNet’s decision to fire both Price and Fries reinforces that standard: If you are a game developer and you are regularly patronized and harassed, then you ... read more

It’s a G Thing: Lightsaber choreography group fights for charity

Fantasy meets philanthropy in the fields of Central Park as Jedis and Siths come together for the love of Star Wars. Saber Guild is a costumed choreography ... For the members, which anyone can try ou... read more

League of Legends' Doom Bots of Doom Are Coming on July 17

and you drop dead from out of nowhere? Well, the team at Riot thought it would be a good idea to tinker with the game's bots and give them DOOM-level abilities, and as such the new Doom Bots came to l... read more

Jessica Price is Not a Martyr For Workers’ Rights

Price, a now-former employee ... for Guild Wars 2. He’s based in Denmark and has opinions about a game he spends most of his time playing and is paid to play. Here’s where it all went wrong. Price wro... read more

A School Administrator Corrected a Student’s Spelling on Twitter. She Was Fired.

Then they called her into a meeting and abruptly fired her, according to The Frederick News-Post: As a new employee, I think I sort of would ... You're never too young to learn that Twitter is public, ... read more

The Onion, A.V. Club, Clickhole Unionize With Writers Guild of America

The guild announced Thursday that “an overwhelming majority” of the staff, comprised of about 100 employees, have signed union cards and called on management to voluntarily recognize the WGA East as t... read more

Video Games Have Become Obsessed With Bows And Arrows. But Which Game's Bow Is Best?

John Rambo Says: "I could have killed 'em all, I could've killed you. In town you're the law, out here it's me. " How it works: Aim with the right trigger, release to fire. Hit the left trigger to tog... read more

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