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2019: January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December



1 April 2015

2 April 2015

3 April 2015

4 April 2015

5 April 2015

6 April 2015

7 April 2015

8 April 2015

9 April 2015

10 April 2015

11 April 2015

12 April 2015

  • William Usher writes 'Study Contradicts Media, Culture Critics’ Propaganda About Sexism in Gaming'
  • In an interview with Badass Digest's Devin Faraci, Joss Whedon talks about GamerGate: "...And with Twitter it’s boiling down to its most simple state. People who have a more nuanced view are just going “Black. White. Left. Right.” because that’s all people have the room to type. And other people read that and it creates this cycle of oversimplification, where, okay MAYBE somebody believes GamerGate actually has ANYTHING to do with ethics in gaming journalism - maybe they somehow believe that - but there’s not even really time to really express that."[35]
  • BoogiepopRobin finds that Cara Ellison failed to disclose her professional relationship with indie developer Porpentine, both Rock, Paper, Shotgun contributors, in articles from multiple outlets, including IGN, Giant Bomb, and PC Gamer[36]

13 April 2015

14 April 2015

15 April 2015

16 April 2015


17 April 2015

  • The Honey Badger Brigade has their booth at Calgary Expo shut down, seemingly after complaints about Vivian James art and an anticensorship GamerGate banner, with the official reason being the violation of the expo's policies; [8chan Bread on /gamergatehq/https://archive.today/s03lShttps://archive.today/s03lS] [KotakuInAction][1] [AT] [YouTube]
  • In the comment section of Patrick Klepek's article about the Honey Badger Brigade booth incident at Calgary Expo, Kotaku's Jason Schreier says:

References

  1. - "FTC finalizes penalties against Sony Computer Entertainment for failing to deliver on promise made about the Vita. Implications for GamerGate going forward. - /u/TheChiefLunatic - April 1 2015" /r/KotakuInAction - (archive)
  2. - "GamerGate Discussion, Debate, and Resources" The Escapist Forums - (archive)
  3. - "Operation Disrespectful Nod and Email Goal of The Day - April 3 2015" 8ch.net/gamergatehq/ -
  4. - "On E-mails & Advertisers & Recent Developments - @meanmrpugface - April 3 2015" TwitLonger - (archive)
  5. - "Controversial Limerick Discussion - Firedorn - April 4 2015" Obsidian Forums -
  6. - "The Cartoon Loon on Twitter: "I thought I would make Vivian James less problematic. #GamerGate"" Twitter - (archive)
  7. - "Brianna Wu on Twitter: "Gamergate hijacked this year's Hugo Awards, and loaded them with extremist homophobic authors."" Twitter - (archive)
  8. - "Hugo Award nominations fall victim to misogynistic, racist voting campaign - Isabella Biedenharn - April 6 2015" Entertainment Weekly -
  9. - "Larry Correia on Twitter: "This is possibly the dumbest, most incorrect article I've seen to date"" Twitter - (archive)
  10. - "Hugo Awards voting campaign sparks controversy - Isabella Biedenharn - April 6 2015" Entertainment Weekly -
  11. - "Correction: Hugo Awards voting campaign sparks controversy - Isabella Biedenharn - April 6 2015" Entertainment Weekly -
  12. - "Nathan Grayson fails to disclose yet again. I'm sensing a pattern here. - /u/TheChiefLunatic - April 7 2015" /r/KotakuInAction - (archive)
  13. - "Sexist Games=Sexist Gamers? A Longitudinal Study on the Relationship Between Video Game Use and Sexist Attitudes. - Breuer J, Kowert R, Festl R, Quandt T. - April 6 2015" US National Library of Medicine - (archive)
  14. - "The Games Journalism Thread: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly - April 7 2015" NeoGAF -
  15. - "Goodgamers.us on Twitter: "We at goodgamers regret to inform you that we have, in fact, closed our doors. At this time, there wont be anything else from us."" Twitter - (archive)
  16. - "Regarding the Escapist - April 8 2015" 8ch.net/gamergatehq/ -
  17. - "Alexander Macris on Twitter: "@AkumaTetsuo Yes, I'm alerted to it. Eye of Sauron is staring in that direction."" Twitter - (archive)
  18. - "s0osleepie in "can we maybe have a bit of a staff Q&A about the new forum ?" - April 8 2015" The Escapist Forums -
  19. - "[Happenings TopazFusion Removed as Moderator on The Escapist Forums - /u/MazInger-Z - April 8 2015]" /r/KotakuInAction - (archive)
  20. - "Report The Telegraph for it's lies (Hugo Awards/Gamer Gate article) - /u/theone899 - April 6 2015" /r/KotakuInAction - (archive)
  21. - "Telegraph changed their article after feedback - /u/IMULTRAHARDCORE - April 8 2015" /r/KotakuInAction - (archive)
  22. - "Google Refuses To Allow Postal Game In The Play Store For 'Gratuitous Violence' - Apparently They Forgot About GTA, The Walking Dead, And Others - Michael Crider - April 9 2015" Android Police - (archive)
  23. - "ABC: Women in the Gaming Industry - April 8 2015" YouTube -
  24. - "Michael McWhertor on Twitter: "Also, glad I registered http://legodimensions.com yesterday :D"" Twitter - (archive)
  25. - "Michael McWhertor on Twitter: "Warner Bros. mashing up Batman, Back to the Future, The Lord of the Rings and The Lego Movie for a toys-to-life game"" Twitter - (archive)
  26. - "Michael McWhertor on Twitter: "@Lance_GZ Rumors on the internet!"" Twitter - (archive)
  27. - "Michael McWhertor on Twitter: "OK here you go. Sorry for trying to do a funny thing. Have a nice day"" Twitter - (archive)
  28. - "Michael McWhertor on Twitter: "@JamesStevenson People are really upset about it so I'm happy to get rid of it!"" Twitter - (archive)
  29. - "The Point - Violence, Censorship and The Role of The Games Press - Danny O'Dwyer and Andy Bauman - April 10 2015" GameSpot - (archive)
  30. - "Kotaku Asks: The Guy Who Runs NeoGAF - Jason Schreier - April 10 2015" Kotaku -
  31. - "Jeff Gerstmann's Mixlr - April 10 2015" YouTube - ([Transcript archive])
  32. - "Obsidian's CEO on Pillars of Eternity backer's hateful joke (correction) - Charlie Hall - April 10 2015" Polygon -
  33. - "Milo Yiannopoulus on Twitter: "ace"" Twitter - (archive)
  34. - "Operation Earthquake: The Day After - April 11 2015" 8ch.net/gamergatehq/ -
  35. - "Joss Whedon On #GamerGate, JURASSIC WORLD, Adam Baldwin And Speaking Out - Devin Faraci - April 12 2015" Badass Digest -
  36. - "Cara Ellison & Porpentine - BoogiepopRobin - April 13 2015" Pastebin - (archive)
  37. - "Michael Futter on Twitter: "Well, I’m glad I could have written this fine story for @VG247. Wow."" Twitter - (archive)
  38. - "Michael Futter on Twitter: "I’ll go so far as to say this. If you want to know one of the big things wrong with journalism today, @VG247 just gave you a great example."" Twitter - (archive)
  39. - "Michael Futter on Twitter: "So, after three weeks of pursuing this thing I thought would be cool to share, @VG247 steals the image, the quotes, and walks off."" Twitter - (archive)
  40. - "Michael Futter on Twitter: "Wanted to let you know that @VG247 has updated their story so as not to use the entirety of the quote (they’ve also removed the image)."" Twitter - (archive)
  41. - "Michael Futter on Twitter: "To be clear, including a link back to the place you stole something doesn’t negate the fact that it’s ripped off. Just makes you brazen."" Twitter - (archive)
  42. - "GameSpot Stealing Videos! - undercoverdudes - April 14 2015" YouTube -
  43. - "YouTube - Private Video" YouTube - (archive)
  44. - "Danny O'Dwyer on YouTube - GameSpot Stealing Videos! - April 14 2015" YouTube -
  45. - "Zoe Quinn speaking at the Congressional Briefing" Video -
  46. - "Victims of Crime on Twitter: "LIVE on #Periscope: Congressional Briefing on Cyberstalking #StopWebH8"" Twitter - (archive)
  47. - "Archive of the Top #StopWebH8 Tweets" Twitter -
  48. - "Depression Quest creator speaks at congressional briefing on cyberstalking - Brian Crecente - April 15 2015" Polygon -
  49. - "Eron Gjoni on Twitter: "In legal news: my appeal is finally in the system. If you guys wanna chip in for the docketing fee, my paypal is rufsketch1@gmail.com"" Twitter -
  50. - "Eron Gjoni on Twitter: "Goal met! Stop giving me money! And Thank You again to everyone! I'll keep you posted on anything I'm able to_"" Twitter -
  51. - "Popular YouTuber Says He Won't Cover Game After Twitter Spat - Patricia Hernandez - April 16 2015" Kotaku -
  52. - "The complete set of Kotaku interview questions and answers -TotalBiscuit - April 16 2015" Blog Plz - TotalBiscuit's Personal Blog - (archive)
  53. - "Anita Sarkeesian - Wil Wheaton - April 16 2015" Time -
  54. - "#TIME100 is Trending on Twitter" 8ch.net/gamergatehq/ -