• exfate posted a message in the forum topic Worth Reading: 12/02/2014. on the General Discussion board

    @jack_lafayette said:@exfate said: Someone should buy them all dictionaries and highlight the word privilege for them. All I see is a bunch of privileged people trying, and failing, to be morally supe...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Worth Reading: 12/02/2014. on the General Discussion board

    I literally face-palmed at the irony of number 8 in that list of 25 benefits video. They have quite literally been asked to speak on behalf of their gender--that's what the video is.Someone should buy...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Indie dev plans to revoke keys for GamerGate supporters. on the General Discussion board

    The guy is just desperate for attention. I mean, let's face it, the game he made has zero merit, artistic or otherwise. People only cared about it because he was fired for making it.

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic UK customs issue (subscriber T-shirts). on the General Discussion board

    Only the value of the t-shirt should be on the customs form, not the total subscription value. A subscription/membership is a service, and UK VAT does not apply to services supplied to customers in th...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Why do a lot of people still dislike video games?. on the General Discussion board

    The way it is now is the way it will remain. By that I mean that what we think of as casual games (Candy Crush, Angry Birds, etc) will remain mainstream with all age groups. The modern concept of AAA ...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Monthly Sub has adds now?. on the General Discussion board

    Monthly, no ads here, no adblock. My sub lapsed once maybe 9 months or so ago when payment mysteriously failed, but when I corrected it I still didn't see ads.You should contact @rorie to get it figur...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Some new gameplay of open world exploration.. on the Final Fantasy XV board

    Urgh. Why couldn't they make something this awesome without the terrible Nomura crap in it. It's like they're just teasing people at this point: "Ha, see what Final Fantasy could have been? Hahahaha."

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian was on The Colbert Report tonight. on the General Discussion board

    Loved the Sega Genesis gamer bible gag. The most interesting things about this was simply seeing how it all continues to go more and more mainstream.

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Keep Jason on the bombcast petition. on the Bombcast board

    Jason is awesome and has a wonderful personality. More Jason everywhere, please.

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Non-disclosure agreements, major press ethical dilemma. on the General Discussion board

    I don't think signing an NDA is an ethical issue in itself. If there are problems with the game that the reviewer thinks are important to talk about, but they are restricted by the agreement, then the...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Game Informers Super Replay of blue stinger is amazing!. on the General Discussion board

    I didn't stick with the Blue Stringer one for some reason. I love the Overblood, Illbleed and Tail of The Sun Super Replay's though. If I recall correctly, Dan punched Joe Juba in the ToTS one while w...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Newsweek determines who the real targets of Gabagool are. on the General Discussion board

    In other news, statistical analysis show that I own all currently living unicorns in the world!The reality is, their data supports the assertion that the harassment is coming from a minority. Why? Bec...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Examples of Corruption in Games Journalism. on the General Discussion board

    Regarding the Destructoid vs. Allistair Pinsof thing; Dale North, their EIC, has resigned today stating the following:Without going into details, I feel certain actions taken and statements made by De...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Letter from the Editor discussion.. on the General Discussion board

    @spacekatgal: I can't really imagine what it's like to get death or rape threats. I'm sure saying it must be upsetting and frightening is an understatement. It doesn't seem fair to me though to blame ...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Examples of Corruption in Games Journalism. on the General Discussion board

    @juno500 said: @exfate said: I fail to see how anyone can honestly read that thread and not see collusion. Editorial decisions, which include whether a news report is ethical and whether to fire a jou...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Examples of Corruption in Games Journalism. on the General Discussion board

    @mikey87144: Destructoid had an entire editorial staff to discuss this issue amongst themselves. Second to that, they can take outside advice from legal professionals and other third parties such as ...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Examples of Corruption in Games Journalism. on the General Discussion board

    I fail to see how anyone can honestly read that thread and not see collusion. Editorial decisions, which include whether a news report is ethical and whether to fire a journalist over any such ethical...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Examples of Corruption in Games Journalism. on the General Discussion board

    @juno500: That doesn't make any difference. Two wrongs don't make a right.

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Examples of Corruption in Games Journalism. on the General Discussion board

    Another example that is the story about the Australian, EA owned studio Firemonkeys forum was hacked and 40,000 user account details were stolen. It was not disclosed by EA. Eventually Kotaku Australi...

  • exfate posted a message in the forum topic Examples of Corruption in Games Journalism. on the General Discussion board

    Here is a report on a GameJournosPros e-mail thread in which Destructoid boss Yanier Gonzalez, aka Niero, is seen to be taking advice from journalists outside of his company on whether he should fire ...