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== Corporate overview ==  
 
== Corporate overview ==  
  
=== Key staff ===  
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=== Staff ===  
  
* [[Ludwig Kietzmann]] - editor
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Members of [[GameJournoPros]]:
* [[Susan Arendt]] - managing editor
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* [[Ludwig Kietzmann]] - Joystiq Editor-in-Chief
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* [[Susan Arendt]] - Managing Editor
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* [[Alex Rubens]] - [[IGN]], G4TV, PCWorld, Official Xbox Magazine, [[Polygon]], @Gamer Magazine, Games Radar, Joystiq, [[Kotaku]], [[Destructoid]], Tech Hive, [[Game Informer]]
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* [[Anthony John Agnello]] - Joystiq, The AV Club, Edge, Fast Company
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* [[Daniel Starkey]] - [[Eurogamer]], [[GameSpot]], Joystiq, [[Kotaku]]
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* [[Heidi Kemps]] - Freelance, Joystiq
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* [[Jason Venter]] - Honest Gamers Editor in Chief, [[IGN]], [[Gamespot]], [[GamesRadar]], Joystiq
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* [[Jeffery Matulef]] - US News Editor at [[Eurogamer]] (Former AV Club, G4TV, Paste, Joystiq, OXM)
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* [[Jonathan Deesing]] - Joystiq
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* [[Justin McElroy]] - Joystiq (former), Polygon, managing editor
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* [[Richard Mitchell]] - Joystiq
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* [[Sinan Kubba]] - Joystiq
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* [[Sincerelysophie]] (Sophie/Sam Prell) - Joystiq, G4, [[Destructoid]]
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* [[Xav De Matos]] - Joystiq
  
 
=== History ===
 
=== History ===
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Sometime in February 2015, Joystiq was shut down and its staff let go, though [[Engadget]] absorbed it.<ref>Joystiq is Closing and I'll Miss Them Like Hell (Polygon/archive) - [https://archive.li/Uykd8]</ref><ref>Polygon's article about Joystiq's death is really something (KiA/archive) -[https://web.archive.org/web/20180418185223/https://www.reddit.com/r/KotakuInAction/comments/2u8q98/the_new_polygon_article_about_the_death_of/]</ref>
 
Sometime in February 2015, Joystiq was shut down and its staff let go, though [[Engadget]] absorbed it.<ref>Joystiq is Closing and I'll Miss Them Like Hell (Polygon/archive) - [https://archive.li/Uykd8]</ref><ref>Polygon's article about Joystiq's death is really something (KiA/archive) -[https://web.archive.org/web/20180418185223/https://www.reddit.com/r/KotakuInAction/comments/2u8q98/the_new_polygon_article_about_the_death_of/]</ref>
 
== [[GameJournoPros]] Memebers ==
 
 
* [[Alex Rubens]] - [[IGN]], G4TV, PCWorld, Official Xbox Magazine, [[Polygon]], @Gamer Magazine, Games Radar, Joystiq, [[Kotaku]], [[Destructoid]], Tech Hive, [[Game Informer]]
 
 
* [[Anthony John Agnello]] - Joystiq, The AV Club, Edge, Fast Company
 
 
* [[Daniel Starkey]] - [[Eurogamer]], [[GameSpot]], Joystiq, [[Kotaku]]
 
 
* [[Heidi Kemps]] - Freelance, Joystiq
 
 
* [[Jason Venter]] - Honest Gamers Editor in Chief, [[IGN]], [[Gamespot]], [[GamesRadar]], Joystiq
 
 
* [[Jeffery Matulef]] - US News Editor at [[Eurogamer]] (Former AV Club, G4TV, Paste, Joystiq, OXM
 
 
* [[Jonathan Deesing]] - Joystiq
 
 
* [[Justin McElroy]] - Joystiq (former), Polygon, managing editor
 
 
* [[Ludwig Kietzmann]] - Joystiq Editor-in-Chief
 
 
* [[Richard Mitchell]] - Joystiq
 
 
* [[Sinan Kubba]] - Joystiq
 
 
* [[Sincerelysophie]] (Sophie/Sam Prell) - Joystiq, G4, [[Destructoid]]
 
 
* [[Xav De Matos]] - Joystiq
 
 
* [[Susan Arendt]] - Managing Editor
 
  
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==

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Joystiq
Editor-in-Chief: Ludwig Kietzmann
Boycott: Yes

Corporate overview

Staff

Members of GameJournoPros:

History

Created by Peter Rojas.[1]

Member of AOL Brand Group.

Closed in 2015.

Pre-Gamergate Controversies

  • Justin McElroy's non-review of Nier, were he missed an early-game quest marker and spent an hour fishing in the wrong area. Calling the game as "hazardous to his sanity." [2][3][4][5]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRqQ5QQGCAM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-W8fiPhJzE

  • Reddit user otimus reported being banned by Joystiq's Chris Grant in June 2011 for a comment describing an interview with a publisher as having "basically served to regurgitate cooperate PR".[13][14]

Role in GamerGate

On 26 Aug 2014 Joystiq's Alexander Sliwinski‏ wrote: [6]

Before I'm asked, @Joystiq standard policy is for writers not to contribute to game related Kickstarter, Patreon, etc.

In 2014, Ludwig Kietzmann penned the "We Are Always Fighting" article were they recognizes that Gamergate Twitter hashtag is a "harassment" campaign. [7][8]

In that same year, Joystiq was spreading around a fake anti-harassment petition signed by hundreds of video game developers.[9][10][11]

[12]

Sometime in February 2015, Joystiq was shut down and its staff let go, though Engadget absorbed it.[13][14]

Trivia

Joystiq has a Steam curator/group: http://store.steampowered.com/curator/37332/?appid=220440

See Also

References

  1. Work Inspiration With Peter Rojas, http://workspiration.org/peter-rojas/
  2. (Deepfreeze/archive) -[1]
  3. Hook, LIne, and Stinker (Joystiq/archive)-[2]
  4. Nier Review: Not Without His Daughter (Kotaku/archive) -[3]
  5. Joystiq (Deepfreeze)-[4]
  6. https://twitter.com/sliwinski/status/504345523445579780
  7. We Are Always Fighting by Ludwig Kietzmann (Joystiq/archive)-[5]
  8. Joystiq (KiA/archive) -[6]
  9. Thousands of Game Devs Sign Open Letter Against Harassment (Joystiq/archive) -[7]
  10. Open Letter to the Gaming Community (Medium/archive) - [8]
  11. Game Devs of the Open Letter to the Gaming Community (Twitlonger/archive)- [9]
  12. Anita Sarkeesian Dissects the Hoaxes, Campaigns Against Her (Joystiq/archive) - [10]
  13. Joystiq is Closing and I'll Miss Them Like Hell (Polygon/archive) - [11]
  14. Polygon's article about Joystiq's death is really something (KiA/archive) -[12]