• Nexas posted a message in the forum topic Personal social views as a central part of a game critique. on the General Discussion board

    @nefarious_al said:Docking points off Bayonetta 2 for it's "sexiness" is a joke. Nothing wrong with how Bayonetta is depicted because that's how Platinum Games chose to depict her. Let the artists ma...

  • Nexas posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian talks about harassment at XOXO Fest. on the General Discussion board

    @exfate: How is the media overstepping it's bounds? These people are merely giving their opinions as critics, something that they have always done, but now some are critiquing how games represent wome...

  • Nexas posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian talks about harassment at XOXO Fest. on the General Discussion board

    @exfate said:@nexas said:@exfate: Developers willingly attempting to portray women more positively in response to criticism is now censorship?It's not done in response to just her videos. It's done ...

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  • Nexas posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian talks about harassment at XOXO Fest. on the General Discussion board

    @exfate: Developers willingly attempting to portray women more positively in response to criticism is now censorship?

  • Nexas posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian talks about harassment at XOXO Fest. on the General Discussion board

    @exfate: The goal is for developers is take some of her critiques to heart when making games in the future, which some of them already have.

  • Nexas posted a message in the forum topic A Few Words About GamerGate. on the General Discussion board

    @sylect: What extreme left? Leigh Alexander? Anita Sarkeesian? None of the things these people are saying could be realistically categorized as "extreme leftist." On the other hand, it is an undeniab...

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  • Nexas posted a message in the forum topic Standing Silent in the Echo Chamber. on the General Discussion board

    @cagliostro88: Fair enough, but considering Bioware's output in recent years I think the assumption is pretty valid. The company seems to have huge lack of confidence in everything they do now a days.

  • Nexas posted a message in the forum topic Standing Silent in the Echo Chamber. on the General Discussion board

    @cagliostro88: Simply saying "Bioware" over and over again is not an argument. The fact that they have written well realized female characters in past does not mean that they are above criticism of ho...

  • Nexas posted a message in the forum topic Standing Silent in the Echo Chamber. on the General Discussion board

    @rockdalf said:@teaoverlord: Ironically I'd rather not get into it right now. Like a lot of people have already pointed out in this thread, Games companies and games journalists have had a very laye...

  • Nexas posted a message in the forum topic Standing Silent in the Echo Chamber. on the General Discussion board

    @tonch: That Kotaku article was in response to GamerGate people accusing Anita of lying about contacting the police over death threats. Kotaku investigated and found out that there was an FBI investi...

  • Nexas posted a message in the forum topic Standing Silent in the Echo Chamber. on the General Discussion board

    @rockdalf: I can't address the movement's ideals because it doesn't have any. GamerGate is a mishmash of wildly different ideals and goals, hence my Occupy comparison. Some people are worried about ...

  • Nexas posted a message in the forum topic Standing Silent in the Echo Chamber. on the General Discussion board

    @rockdalf: The primary issue is that GamerGate does not deserve the benefit of doubt. The movement was started by misogynist in response to the non-issue of Zoe Quinn's sex life. It has harassed wome...

  • Nexas posted a message in the forum topic Worth Reading: 09/15/2014. on the General Discussion board

    @jaqen_hghar said: The disclaimer isn't even the issue. The sad truth is that if you write a biased opinion piece, which she did and I cannot fault her for that seeing how she has friends being affec...

  • Nexas posted a message in the forum topic Commentary on GB Hiring. on the General Discussion board

    @sinisterraven said: @cabbagesensei said: We are in a disagreement then. I believe the only way to curve the bias is to actively and consciously seek to unbalance it.And I believe that an eye for t...

  • Nexas posted a message in the forum topic Commentary on GB Hiring. on the General Discussion board

    @fiercedeity said: @cabbagesensei said: @fiercedeity said: @counterclockwork87 said: @cabbagesensei said: One of my fears is if Giant Bomb decides to publicly talk about the applicants' demographic...