Quick Rant: It Won’t Be Over Soon:Or, Rape Still Isn’t Funny

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3 Responses

  1. Alexander B. says:

    Yeah I was very much like wtf when it happened. Stuff like that should not have a place in our community and certainly not by professionals. I feel very sorry for the lady on stage at that point.

    I think you hit the nail on the head that it’s a symptom of a disease in the gaming community. I wish more gaming lobby’s would shun people for this kind of talk instead of laughing and joining in. :( I wonder if maybe Xbox One’s new reputation system will help at all or just get abused?

  2. dr. b. says:

    Microsoft has been making a bit of noise for a while about cutting down on the harassment and abuse on XBL and one can only hope that some of these measures will actually be built into the XB1!

  1. June 15, 2013

    […] they revealed that misogyny is alive and well in the video game industry. Sam did a quick rant here, but the gist of the story is that there was a rape joke made on stage and allowed at the years […]