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Seen at GDC: Game development is for whites only

Diversity (or lack thereof) gets the stink finger
Mar 04
// Robert Summa
Spotted around the happenings of this year's Game Developers Conference was a sticker that tells us game development is for whites only. Diversity in game development (especially amongst the sexes) continues to be a hot-butto...

Borderlands 2's Tiny Tina viewed as racist? [Update]

'Verbal Blackface'
Feb 04
// Jim Sterling
[Update: Mike Sacco no longer works with Cryptozoic Entertainment, seemingly as a result of his discussion over Borderlands 2. At first, Sacco stated, "I'm gonna confirm two things: That people tried to pressure Cryptozoic in...

Gamer crafts slave-era tropical plantation in The Sims 3

The Sims: Colonial Capers
Jan 26
// Jim Sterling
The work of a bored -- but seemingly quite dedicated -- Sims 3 player has been gaining a lot of attention this week, ever since the fruits of his labor were posted to Reddit. While user-created content in games invariably lea...

Racists call BioShock Infinite a white-killing simulator

'Looks like a Jew trying to piddle on old small America'
Dec 14
// Jim Sterling
The BioShock series has never been shy of offering political critique, and BioShock Infinite is biting closer to home than previous installments. The game themes itself around nationalism, racism, and what can happen when the...


Assassin's Creed dev accuses game journalists of racism

Aug 17
// Jim Sterling
Assassin's Creed III creative director Alex Hutchinson has accused game journalists of "subtle racism" thanks to the way they treat Japanese games. Apparently, enjoying the narrative of Japanese games is condescending and rac...

Aisha Tyler combats 'illiterate and racist' gamer attacks

Jun 13
// Jim Sterling
Aisha Tyler hosted Ubisoft's E3 press conference this year and, in all fairness, continued the publisher's tradition of inflicting a cavalcade of embarrassing jokes upon a cringing audience. Backlash was inevitable, and Ms. T...

Das Racist? Call of Duty outsells Ni No Kuni in Japan

Nov 27
// Jonathan Holmes
Once again, Japan has proven that that it is racist against Japanese games, animation, people, and everything. Ni No Kuni, the collaboration between premiere animated filmmakers Studio Ghibli and Professor Layton developers L...

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