Brandon Boyer

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Brandon Boyer
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Aliases None
Affiliation Anti-GamerGate, Gamasutra, Gawker
Occupation Games Journalist

About

Brandon Boyer is the current chairman of the IGF. His history includes editor at Gamasutra, contributor to Edge Magazine, and contributor to Gawker's BoingBoing Network. Boyer was an important member of GameJournoPros and helped give access to exclusive E3 events to fellow GameJournoPros members.[1] Boyer has also been accused of helping a friend win the 2011 Fantastic Arcade Best in Show award for "Faraway" over games such as Fez (which won audience award), Skulls of the Shogun, Radical Fishing, and Octodad.[2][3]

References

  1. http://blogjob.com/oneangrygamer/2014/11/gamergate-igf-criticized-over-game-journo-pros-connection-judges-tweets/ #GamerGate: IGF Criticized Over Game Journo Pros Connection, Judge’s Tweets
  2. http://techraptor.net/content/relationships-indie-gaming-interview-allistair-pinsof-part-2 Our Interview with Allistair Pinsof Part 2 – Relationships in Indie Gaming
  3. http://www.iphonefirmware.com/faraway-crowned-at-fantastic-arcade-festival/ Faraway crowned at Fantastic Arcade festival