• Sergio posted a message in the forum topic Worth Reading: 10/28/2014. on the General Discussion board

    @sethphotopoulos said: Movement started with harassment and continued to harass by mostly targeting women and people with more left leaning politics. How is this thing seen as something you want to s...

  • Sergio posted a message in the forum topic Does Story really matter in games??. on the General Discussion board

    No.I was going to say it depends on the game, but if that's the case, then no, story doesn't really matter.

  • Sergio posted a message in the forum topic Anime & Cartoon Megathread IV: A New Hope. on the Off-Topic board

    @babychoochoo said: Penguindrum was dope wasn't it? I totally agree.Survival Strategy!

  • Sergio posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian Forced to Cancel Talk Over Shooting Threat. on the General Discussion board

    @euandewar said:I cant believe anyone would think to preface their disgust at these threats with "I'm not a fan of Anita BUT". It's very odd that you would feel the need to qualify your empathy like ...

  • Sergio posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian Forced to Cancel Talk Over Shooting Threat. on the General Discussion board

    @spacecouncil said:If only she represented her beliefs with real facts rather than subjective bias. I'd have no quarrel.I don't agree with much of what she says, but it really isn't relevant to the t...

  • Sergio posted a message in the forum topic Anita Sarkeesian Forced to Cancel Talk Over Shooting Threat. on the General Discussion board

    @splodge said:Man, these coincidences keep stacking up. First a blog about Zoe Quinns sex life shows up, then the GamerGate movement appears. Now female devs are getting continued death threats and b...

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

    @clush said: @deathpooky said: I think the better question is why anyone cares that much. If Polygon's review methodology, their attention to social concerns in reviews, or their reviewers bother you...

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

    @hunter5024: The counter to this is for people to buy the game regardless of what critics who claim sexism say. I'll agree that the problem still remains if enough critics claim sexism to greatly aff...

  • Sergio posted a message on the post Bayonetta 2 Review.

    @warpr said: @shozo said: Polygon: "BAYONETTA 2'S BLATANT OVER-SEXUALIZATION PUTS A BIG DENT IN AN OTHERWISE GREAT GAME"I'm getting really tired of Polygon rating games down because they don't confor...

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

    @ford_dent said:@joshwent: I don't read it as straight up saying they're wrong, I think she's just disappointed (the word she used) they aren't even acknowledging that it could be a problem for some...

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

    @nasar7 said: @chrissedoff said: @nasar7 said: I feel like it was refreshing at first to read reviews that considered games in a larger overall context but the stuff written nowadays comes off as ex...

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

    @extomar said: Who is Armond White? I guess they aren't that famous....? Armond White is a movie critic who's famous for being a contrarian. If most movie critics praise a movie, he'll be the one to ...

  • Sergio posted a message on the post Bayonetta 2 Review.

    @ianh83 said:Regarding the arguments about Polygons review etc., I would suggest that people express their opinions on GB reviewers and Polygon reviewers and the games in question politely and with c...

  • Sergio posted a message in the forum topic Worth Reading: 10/13/2014. on the General Discussion board

    @LunarJetman said: @sergio said: I'm not sure that is the best comparison. When Al Sharpton swoops into the conversation on an issue, there actually is something that is affecting people's lives, rea...

  • Sergio posted a message in the forum topic Worth Reading: 10/13/2014. on the General Discussion board

    @voysa_reezun said:Anita Sarkeesian and Zoe Quinn are sort of like the Al Sharptons of women's issues in gaming (I can make that comparison; I'm black). They drum up outrage for a quick cash payday a...

  • Sergio posted a message on the post Bayonetta 2 Review.

    @captain1ndustry: It's pretty much dismissive labeling, which are against the updated community rules. Flag it and ignore.

  • Sergio posted a message on the post Bayonetta 2 Review.

    @krabboss said: @puaru said: @captain1ndustry: Polygon's score was the first that I saw and noticed they cried that the game was too sexy and was worried that others in the game journalism field woul...

  • Sergio posted a message in the forum topic Yet Another Developer Leaves Their Home Following Harassment. on the Brianna Wu board

    @branthog said: @sergio said: The truth is talking about it and not talking about it often has the same results for those currently doing the harassment and threats: nothing.What talking about it m...

  • Sergio posted a message in the forum topic Yet Another Developer Leaves Their Home Following Harassment. on the Brianna Wu board

    @stubee said:@sergio: No, i was just pointing out that the game itself was apparently not interesting enough to be worthy of our attention. Just an observation.Ok. Sorry for the confusion. I think I ...

  • Sergio posted a message in the forum topic Yet Another Developer Leaves Their Home Following Harassment. on the Brianna Wu board

    @wrighteous86 said: @gamerpigeon said: Want this to stop Patrick? Then don't talk about it. These articles just gives those causing this crap to happen satisfaction. It's pointless.Untrue. Not talkin...