Arthur Gies

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Arthur Gies
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Aliases: @aegies
Occupation: Video game journalist
Affiliations: Polygon, formerly IGN


Arthur Giles is Polygon's review editor. [1]

These are the Best Reviews of My Life

Arthur Giles penned Polygon's infamous Bayonetta 2 Review, were he gave the game a strong penalty for it's "blatant over-sexualization," which has sparked significant controversy - Which may be manufactured - and has been incited just for clicks. [2]

His Witcher 3 review is a huge chunk of complaining about its "oppressively misogynist" world and a lack of "single non-white humanoid." [3]

Benefits of a Gaming White Knight Journalist

  • Arthur Gies collaborated with Feminist Frequency's 25 Invisible Benefits of Gaming White Males and made a guest appearance in it. [4] [5]
  • In October 20, 2010, the Polygon editor used the phrase "Very Japanese" as a form of insulting Japanese developers. [6]
  • Can speak about things he completely don't knows about[7] [8]
  • Bullying Pro-Gamergate PR and game developers on Twitter, like @AgentTinsley, saying that the latters should "Shut up." Until, Brad Wardell intervene and ask, "Is that some oblique threat that Polygon might retaliate? Please, explain yourself. [9] [10]
  • Arthur Gies explicitly denied being the player for the infamous Doom (2016) video review nor did he captured any footage for Polygon. The player is unknown. [11] [12] [13] [14]
  • On Arthur Gies' podcast, Rebel FM, specifically episode 256 (About 45 minutes). He begins a conversation about how he got into a paid Red Bull DOTA tournament, using his press status, how he won, and kept the money he received for covering it for Polygon. [15] (Note: add more sources).
  • Has profile on Deepfreeze [16]
  • Can make reviews about games without giving them review[17]

See Also


Feminist Frequency


  1. Arthur Giles (DeepFreeze) - [1]
  2. Bayonetta 2: Heaven and Hell -[2]
  3. Exclusive: Critics Admit to Lowering Scores for Attention - [3]
  4. Gie's Guest Appearance in 25 Invisible Benefits of Gaming White Males - [4]
  5. Link to archive of FF tweet about Bayonetta 2 - [5]
  6. Arthur Gies Has a History of Racism Against Japanese Developers (Twitter) - [6]
  7. Attacks Alison Rapp for Critizing His Bayonetta 2 Review (Twitter) - [7]
  8. Rapp Calls Out Giles -[8]
  9. Arthur Gies' Twitter - [9]
  10. Arthur Gies of Polygon Threatens Indie Devs/PR, who are Pro-GG, Stardock CEO Comes In (KiA)-[10]
  11. Gies Didn't Play DOOM Remake (Twitter) - [11]
  12. Arthur Gies (DeepFreeze) - [12]
  13. Arthur Giles Tweet 2 - [13]
  14. Arthur Gies 3 Twitter - [14]
  15. Arthur Gies Exploits Press Status (8Chan) - [15]
  16. Arthur Gies (DeepFreeze) - [16]
  17. Star Fox Zero Channels Everything Bad About Wii U game Design - [17]