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Witch Hunt Against Indie Devs Making Cyberpunk Game The Last Night

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Lat night, publisher Raw Fury announced an Xbox One port for Odd Tales’ gorgeous cyberpunk thriller, The Last Night. The developers behind the game, brothers Tim and Adrien Soret, are your no-nonsense, modern-thinking dudes who didn’t buy into the nonsense GamerGate had pointed out.

Now that their game is shaping up for its release, both game developers and gamers alike are trying to pursue a witch hunt against the developers because of their pro-GamerGate stance back in 2014.

The new witch hunt seems to have ironically begun with Chelsea Van Valkenburg (AKA Zoe Quinn), the “game activist” known for Depression Quest and speaking at the United Nations regarding “cyberviolence,” who isn’t happy with the game nor its developers.

Quinn is known as primary the catalyst for the infamous GamerGate campaign, which Tim Soret openly supported years ago. “People who blame art and entertainment for society’s ills are always on the wrong side of history,” he tweeted at the time – among other logical takes on modern culture.

“Lead dev of The Last Night is so GamerGate that that shits in the game along with Vivian James, GG’s anime waifu mascot,” Quinn wrote on Twitter. “Makers of cyberpunk game mad that people he prolly made up would want cyberpunk solutions to still work while pregnant.”

A Polygon writer named Rokashi Edwards also chimed in on the dogpiling, saying: “Can’t wait for Tim Soret to go into full damage control mode YEESH.”

It’s strange that in the midst of all this, none of the game’s detractors have taken the extra step to actually learn the game envisions a dystopian, cyberpunk future in which radical feminism has taken power.

Some of the responses to the game and Soret’s opinions were even more ridiculous, with an Ubisoft employee named Louis Gauthier saying he’ll pirate the game and seed it for other pirates – so the creators lose money.

“Well then I’m going to pirate and seed the shit out of The Last Night just so that dumbass gets no monies,” Gauthier said on Twitter.

The manufactured outrage became so widespread that the game’s publisher Raw Fury even issued a statement, somewhat distancing themselves from the game because of Soret’s opinions and beliefs.

“We at Raw Fury believe in equality, believe in feminism, and believe everyone has a right and chance at the equal pursuit of happiness,” the publisher said. “The wording of his statements toward feminism in 2014 was poor, and his buying into GamerGate as a movement on the notion that it represented gamers against journalists was naive, but in the same year he also cheered the rise of women in gaming.”

Outside of the bait and switch tactics seen by online crusaders, reception for the game has been very positive. How do you feel about Soret and his previous statements? Were you looking to pick up The Last Night before? Regardless, sound off in the comments below!

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140 comments
  1. Annabel Lee
    Annabel Lee
    June 12, 2017 at 1:48 pm

    Looks like Raw Fury are gutless wonders. Stand firm Mr. Soret!

  2. Magnifico Ginormous
    Magnifico Ginormous
    June 12, 2017 at 1:51 pm

    Way to cuck out publisher you’re about to see how that apology pays off, by being fucked into the ground hard until you cut ties with Soret.

  3. Donwel
    Donwel
    June 12, 2017 at 1:54 pm

    It was a few months into GG I think, /pol/ were doing some digging and found out her real name and that she’s (surprise surprise) from a pretty well off family.

  4. Nagato
    Nagato
    June 12, 2017 at 1:56 pm

    Apparently the game deals with a dystopian society where modern feminism won and universal basic income turns everyone into lazy dregs?

    If I hadn’t already wishlisted the game, I’d do so again right now.

  5. Anon630
    Anon630
    June 12, 2017 at 1:57 pm

    These idiots are just salty that their ideology only resonates with oligarchs. Anyone with an apolitical view just wants them to fuck off already.

  6. chaoguy
    chaoguy
    June 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    Are you joking or is that true?

  7. chaoguy
    chaoguy
    June 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    SJWs tend to adopt new names when they want attention/get a large clique so their past errors can’t catch up to them.

  8. InkViper
    InkViper
    June 12, 2017 at 2:03 pm

    Apparently it’s true, the big bad, that’s watches and controls everyone in the game isn’t governments or corporations, but the Internet, or to be more precise, so-called progressive busybodies who operate on the Internet.

  9. Nagato
    Nagato
    June 12, 2017 at 2:08 pm

    Can’t be bothered to find the original tweet right now, but this is being quoted all over:

    “Our game The Last Night will take place in a cyberpunk world where modern feminism won, instead of egalitarianism. #gamergate”

    As for the rest:

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DCFumFMXsAEGqyu.jpg

  10. Heresy Hammer
    Heresy Hammer
    June 12, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    Didn’t he cuck out though and apologize ?

  11. Uncle Ocelot
    Uncle Ocelot
    June 12, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    That’s always been her real name.

  12. TheOnceAndFutureKing
    TheOnceAndFutureKing
    June 12, 2017 at 2:14 pm

    Its also worth noting that Zoe ended up shilling for her book in the middle of all this.

    It must be hard being a victim who can ruin somebody elses career with a single tweet while having an army of whiteknights lavish you with attention, and not to mention a book picked up by a major publisher..

  13. Louis
    Louis
    June 12, 2017 at 2:19 pm

    Just as an update: like ten minutes ago, Soret was on the E3 show floor talking about his game, and he publicly apologized for those past tweets and insisted they don’t reflect the game’s content.

  14. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    June 12, 2017 at 2:20 pm

    Quin is lying as usual. The guy didn’t participate in GG, he was just sympathetic to the movement, but in her head this must be the same. Not a fan of him apologising – it never works and you are just losing your dignity.

    Also Notch calling it as it is was funny as hell.

    https://twitter.com/notch/status/874069042058805249

  15. Nagato
    Nagato
    June 12, 2017 at 2:21 pm

    The aggros are complaining that it seemed insincere (in their defense, it clearly was), and I’m relatively certain he only said as much because his publisher told him to.

  16. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    June 12, 2017 at 2:21 pm

    He’s a coward that’s not worth my support.

  17. Donwel
    Donwel
    June 12, 2017 at 2:22 pm

    I wish I had the kind of money where I could just sit around and shitpost all day.

  18. Ax
    Ax
    June 12, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    He been the knee, apologized and surrender like the “good” french he is! i did not expect anything less.

  19. Neojames82
    Neojames82
    June 12, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    Yup, her daddy is pretty much super rich but she wanted to change her name so she didn’t come off as a spoiled; privileged; white trash bitch…oh wait she came off that way anyway, OOPS!!!

  20. Neojames82
    Neojames82
    June 12, 2017 at 2:27 pm

    Me too :(

  21. chaoguy
    chaoguy
    June 12, 2017 at 2:38 pm

    So, now what?
    Support the dev who’s been slandered, or boycott the publisher who caved to pressure from someone who isn’t their audience? (Odds are if they did this now, other content in the game has already been “purified”)

  22. chaoguy
    chaoguy
    June 12, 2017 at 2:38 pm

    So not a direct parody, but certainly a villain that uses their tactics.

  23. chaoguy
    chaoguy
    June 12, 2017 at 2:42 pm

    Honestly, if there was another publisher out there- Ray should walk.

    They knew exactly who they hired and what he was making. His old comments just tipped off the SJW before the game’s content did. Now they’ve caught flak before making money, it’s not worth protecting the developer.

    They’re cow-toeing to people who won’t buy their game anyway. Cowards in the true sense of the word.

  24. M37 TrenchGun
    M37 TrenchGun
    June 12, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    >“We at Raw Fury believe in equality, believe in feminism, and believe
    everyone has a right and chance at the equal pursuit of happiness,” the
    publisher said. “The wording of his statements toward feminism in 2014
    was poor, and his buying into GamerGate as a movement on the notion that
    it represented gamers against journalists was naive, but in the same
    year he also cheered the rise of women in gaming.”

    Fuck them, leftists deserve to be eaten alive by the system they perpetuate.

  25. Astro
    Astro
    June 12, 2017 at 2:56 pm

    “People who blame art and entertainment for society’s ills are always on the wrong side of history.” BUT HE’S NOT WRONG.

    Go figure all the usual suspects are bullying this dude one after another. But an Ubisoft employee too? Christ. Soret should have NEVER apologized, because he did nothing wrong. And RawFury should go suck a fat dick for being spineless and not even attempting to stand by the developer.

    Go figure that Zoe “Give me Money and Attention Please!” Quinn kicked it all off. She truly is a terrible, awful person.

  26. Magnifico Ginormous
    Magnifico Ginormous
    June 12, 2017 at 3:08 pm

    Unless he’s changed the game to not be like the tweet it doesn’t matter how much he apologizes they will do everything they can to kill it and get their useful idiots to treat it like another Hatred.

  27. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    June 12, 2017 at 3:17 pm

    As someone who owns two games from Raw Fury, fuck them for that “official statement”. I’m not buying any more games from a company who’s official position is that gamers are horrible people. They’re trying to appease people who are not their customers and had no intention of buying their games by spitting on their actual customers who provide their paychecks.

  28. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    June 12, 2017 at 3:21 pm

    Ubeshit will probably promote him for making threats against an evil non-far-leftist.

  29. mewnani
    mewnani
    June 12, 2017 at 3:26 pm

    I’m sorry, but the publisher shouldn’t have backpedaled, got on their hands and knees, and bowed before the SJWs saying “I’m sorry, you win.” If we can have a flaming mysandrist racist work with Bioware and never get reprimanded for calling white men trash the whole time he was there, then one dev who supports Gamergate should be allowed to have his say too. For a bunch who believes in moral relativity they sure have it ingrained in their heads that they’re absolutely right.

    Also, to heck with Zoe Quinn. Just… to heck with her.

  30. InkViper
    InkViper
    June 12, 2017 at 3:26 pm

    Isn’t this like the third time Ubeshit as you say, developer has been court pulling this shit?

  31. stullz
    stullz
    June 12, 2017 at 3:29 pm

    Wish I could by Last Night directly from the dev to keep $ from Raw Fury…

  32. mewnani
    mewnani
    June 12, 2017 at 3:31 pm

    Thing is, it’s either he capitulates and apologizes, or he gets fired and his game either gets shelved or whitewashed anyway. He’s hosed either way, and that’s the sad reality of the situation today; you either become the sheep and embrace the cult-think of political correctness, or you get to be jobless because your beliefs and opinions aren’t tolerated in this society. And I hate that.

  33. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    June 12, 2017 at 3:32 pm

    Or he could just self publish it.

  34. KiTA
    KiTA
    June 12, 2017 at 3:37 pm

    None of which is helping. Her book had 27 sales last month. And that’s after it was discounted by 56%. It has just over 200 lifetime sales so far.

    https://i.imgur.com/zczxSg1.jpg

    That’s the entire point of this. Zoe Quinn’s book is flopping, she needed attention, and the second E3 came around she picked someone from her enemies list and caused drama to get attention.

    Don’t give the purple haired hippo any attention.

  35. Donwel
    Donwel
    June 12, 2017 at 3:43 pm

    These fuckers always come from money. I do find myself wondering sometimes though what daddy dearest thinks of his daughters beef curtains being all over the internet.

  36. KiTA
    KiTA
    June 12, 2017 at 3:48 pm

    Definitely the Dev. He’s getting dogpiled on by the entire barking mad left, and even if you’re well aware of what they do, it can be really terrifying to experience firsthand.

    Besides, we all know this won’t work. The publisher caving, the publisher forcing the dev on stage at E3 to make an apology, none of that will work. They will continue to go after him until he is driven out of the industry, because they have an economic incentive to be outraged.

    Besides, I want this game to be a best seller if only to rub it in their smug jerks’ faces who think they can blacklist a game or a dev for wrongthink. Polygon doesn’t gatekeep our industry and none of us give two squirts of rancid goat piss what Zoe Quinn or Anita Sarkeesian think about anything.

  37. Bitterbear
    Bitterbear
    June 12, 2017 at 3:49 pm

    I used to worry that Vivendi would destroy Ubisoft by turning it into the Tencent of the West. These days I worry that Vivendi can’t buy it fast enough.

  38. TheOnceAndFutureKing
    TheOnceAndFutureKing
    June 12, 2017 at 3:54 pm

    Her “game development” career ended the second Steam ended their GreenLight system, so its no surprise shes resorting to this. Heck, even after making a name for herself, her “game” still manages to sell less than mobile shovel ware.

    In the end, the game was still one of the more popular games announced at E3, and its still going to succeed. This stunt by Zoe is just going to ironically result in the game selling an amount that her piece of shit book can’t compete with.

  39. Tubsiwub
    Tubsiwub
    June 12, 2017 at 3:56 pm

    Openly saying that you’ll pirate a game to screw the developers while working for a game’s software company should warrant him being fired. He has no love for the craft and is just an asshole. This is towards Louis Gauthier from Ubisoft.

  40. derram
    derram
    June 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm

    She openly tries to destroy someone’s life by him banned from an entire industry and her dipshits on twitter keep harping that someone mocking screenshots of her tweets is an attempt to destroy her life.

  41. TheOnceAndFutureKing
    TheOnceAndFutureKing
    June 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm

    idk if I remember right, but isnt her dad like an Israeli Weapons Engineer or something?

  42. Belfry
    Belfry
    June 12, 2017 at 4:01 pm

    This industry has the dumbest fucking drama.

  43. TheOnceAndFutureKing
    TheOnceAndFutureKing
    June 12, 2017 at 4:03 pm

    With Notch’s money, you can be a cyber batman

  44. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    June 12, 2017 at 4:06 pm

    The thing is the apology won’t stop them bitching and he can still lose his deal with MS (or whatever their arrangement is). Plus he’s an indie dev and can release his own game without fearing the lack of publishers.

  45. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    June 12, 2017 at 4:11 pm

    But he pussied out and apologized, not to mention that Raw Fury said that he’s been beaten into submission to SJWs. I say let them both go on the scrap pile.

  46. Neojames82
    Neojames82
    June 12, 2017 at 4:12 pm

    I remember hearing he also owns a big bike shop as well.

  47. Neojames82
    Neojames82
    June 12, 2017 at 4:26 pm

    I’d expect this from the corporate drones of the major publishers to cow-tow to that diseased rat Quinn. But for a smaller indie studio to cower before her…it’s fucking disgusting. You support your fucking developers, not push them in front of a bus to get hit by it.

    If they wanted to say anything (and they should have said nothing) maybe it could be along the lines of:

    “We at Raw Fury stand by our developers and what was said by Mr. Soret years ago on Twitter has no relevance to our company. We of course believe in feminism and equality in the gaming industry but we also believe in letting developers express themselves freely in their games as well.”

  48. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    June 12, 2017 at 4:41 pm

    It’s a no buy for me after their anti-gamergate statement. Fuck companies who openly hate their customers.

  49. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    June 12, 2017 at 4:47 pm

    Well, except for the blurb about equality and feminism, since those are polar opposite ideas…

  50. tetrisdork
    tetrisdork
    June 12, 2017 at 4:54 pm

    It looks like we can never have nice things again.

  51. Neojames82
    Neojames82
    June 12, 2017 at 4:58 pm

    …..you know, you’re right. XD

  52. Neojames82
    Neojames82
    June 12, 2017 at 5:06 pm

    And yet ironically she cries about being bullied online herself…

  53. Alex Drake
    Alex Drake
    June 12, 2017 at 5:34 pm

    Or he ditches his current publishers and goes to Devolver. They would take him up in a heartbeat I bet

  54. Alex Drake
    Alex Drake
    June 12, 2017 at 5:36 pm

    Devolver are pretty cool with putting out ‘controversial’ stuff

  55. Ckarasu
    Ckarasu
    June 12, 2017 at 5:37 pm

    Depends on the branch of feminism. It’s supposed to be about all genders being equal, but a lot of people seemed to miss that memo. The fact that MRA exists is a failure on the part of feminism(as men’s rights are supposed to be a part of that). It’s a sad state of affairs.

  56. Kessek
    Kessek
    June 12, 2017 at 5:41 pm

    I preordered the torrent.

  57. Dewey Defeats Truman
    Dewey Defeats Truman
    June 12, 2017 at 5:53 pm

    I saw the game at the press conference and just thought “hey that might be cool.” I’m not gonna buy it outta spite for other people pirating it out of spite, if it’s still cool when it launches and I remember it exists I’ll definitely give it a go (love me some cyberpunk, though who doesn’t) but christ people just need the smallest goddamn reason to crucify you these days don’t they?

    Also fuck the publishers for throwing them under the bus like that. That’s just poor form.

  58. InkViper
    InkViper
    June 12, 2017 at 5:56 pm

    With Notch’s money he could genetically engineer a Batman!

  59. Agrias Oaks
    Agrias Oaks
    June 12, 2017 at 6:05 pm

    I’m very happy to see this.

    Zoey Quinn and people who defend her are the human equivalent of a bag of feces. Let’s hope that she goes away for good when her book inevitably fails.

    She will always be remembered as nothing more than a shit stain in the history of the gaming industry, make sure she never forgets that.

  60. Leonardo Cornejo Bernal
    Leonardo Cornejo Bernal
    June 12, 2017 at 6:16 pm

    Is there a way to reach the Sorets and tell them we support them? I would like to tell them they should not give a fuck about what those press fools say and to actually tell Raw Fury to go fuck themselves since they are a bunch of back stabber cowards. If you happen to reach any of the Sorets tell them they have full support from their audience.

  61. Kessek
    Kessek
    June 12, 2017 at 6:52 pm

    You can suck his dick on twitter.

  62. RichardGristle
    RichardGristle
    June 12, 2017 at 6:59 pm

    ^ Call this guy’s mom for tips.

  63. Alex Drake
    Alex Drake
    June 12, 2017 at 7:21 pm

    Found the triggered Quinn lover

  64. Zaelle
    Zaelle
    June 12, 2017 at 7:28 pm

    Raw Fury can suck a big nut with that reponse.

  65. Zaelle
    Zaelle
    June 12, 2017 at 7:34 pm

    Dear Lord, did he actually apologize on stage? Pushed by the publisher or not, that’s spineless.

  66. Zaelle
    Zaelle
    June 12, 2017 at 7:36 pm

    The BS response from them and him apologizing both show spineless behavior. Not something I will support even if it looks good.

  67. TheOnceAndFutureKing
    TheOnceAndFutureKing
    June 12, 2017 at 7:54 pm

    To be fair, it was the publisher that cucked out and apologized.

    The original developer hasn’t as far as I’m concerned.

  68. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    June 12, 2017 at 7:56 pm

    Uh, the developer went on stage at E3 and prostrated himself before the SJWs. They can both fuck off to the unemployment line.

  69. TheOnceAndFutureKing
    TheOnceAndFutureKing
    June 12, 2017 at 7:58 pm

    Oh shit, didn’t even know that. Source?

  70. Shattno
    Shattno
    June 12, 2017 at 8:13 pm

    Wow, the nichegamer salt mines deliver again. This is so fucking stupid.

  71. TheOnceAndFutureKing
    TheOnceAndFutureKing
    June 12, 2017 at 8:30 pm

    Wow, what a fucking pussy. He could have so easily turned his back on this.

    Thanks to his cucking out, people like Zoe Quinn will continue to harass whoever they want.

  72. GuyGuysonEsquire
    GuyGuysonEsquire
    June 12, 2017 at 8:40 pm

    Colon cancer title, anyone?

  73. Kessek
    Kessek
    June 12, 2017 at 9:06 pm

    Nah, fuck that bitch.

  74. Kessek
    Kessek
    June 12, 2017 at 9:07 pm

    Nah, fuck that bitch too.

  75. InfectedAI
    InfectedAI
    June 12, 2017 at 9:14 pm

    Yeah, this game went from a must buy I’ve been waiting years for to something I might not even purchase. It was going to be one of the few games I bought at launch too.

  76. InfectedAI
    InfectedAI
    June 12, 2017 at 9:18 pm

    He did. Nothing but apologies and prostration from both the dev and publisher on social media too. I was really looking forward to this too. Oh well, there are other games to play.

  77. InfectedAI
    InfectedAI
    June 12, 2017 at 9:19 pm

    He caved. Prostrating himself online and on stage at E3.

  78. random
    random
    June 12, 2017 at 9:20 pm

    How dare someone apologise.

  79. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    June 12, 2017 at 9:36 pm

    He apologized for supporting gamers instead of bullies who don’t buy games to begin with.

  80. tetrisdork
    tetrisdork
    June 12, 2017 at 9:55 pm

    My feeling is that this episode worked. The game will get neutered. The developer becomes the next Max Temptkin. Zoe’s book catches up with Milo’s in terms of sales. And in the end, geek/genre culture becomes more toxic for people who just want to enjoy shit without thinking about fucking politics.

  81. TheOnceAndFutureKing
    TheOnceAndFutureKing
    June 12, 2017 at 10:11 pm

    its stupid apologizing when you have nothing to apologize for.

  82. chaoguy
    chaoguy
    June 12, 2017 at 10:27 pm

    So show the dev gamers have his back and expose the clique?

    If only there were consumers who revolted and did stuff like that.

  83. mewnani
    mewnani
    June 12, 2017 at 10:31 pm

    Why can’t people just accept that their workers have opinions of their own about stuff, and that those opinions most of the time are separate from those of their employers and that they shouldn’t have to apologize to people because those opinions might not be popular or be offensive to people like Zoe Quinn?

  84. Shattno
    Shattno
    June 12, 2017 at 10:51 pm

    That’s not how it works, if you work for a company you represent that company when saying something in public. If you want to voice your personal opinion, fine, but everything offends someone, so you better be be ready to deal with the consequences. Actions and reactions, it’s fucking Newtonian.

    I don’t give a flying fuck about Zoe and her opinions or what this guy said or not said, I’m just so fucking tired of the constant bickering. Everyone is so fucking offended by everything, and the people who get offended by people getting offended are the fucking worst.

  85. GrimFate
    GrimFate
    June 13, 2017 at 1:45 am

    “… and his buying into GamerGate as a movement on the notion that it represented gamers against journalists was naive …”

    Really, Raw Fury? You are trying to do damage control over an associate’s politics… by aligning with the opposing political side, instead of just staying out of politics? Wow.

  86. entropy
    entropy
    June 13, 2017 at 3:52 am

    Wrong. Egalitarianism is about all people being equal. It’s a gender inclusive concept that was invented by men.

    Feminism is, has been, and always will be about free shit for women. The clue is in the name.

  87. Ckarasu
    Ckarasu
    June 13, 2017 at 4:55 am

    Wrong. Feminism, the actual word, was actually penned by someone unrelated to the movement some time after said movement was formed. It was merely adopted after. There are more conservative forms of Feminism that do promote only women’s rights, but there are others that focus on both genders.

    I’m not concerned with changing my affiliation to egalitarianism, since it would change effectively nothing.

  88. Nathan Brooks
    Nathan Brooks
    June 13, 2017 at 5:57 am

    Raw Fury is kind of shit for dumping on Tim like that.

  89. Nemesis King Negro
    Nemesis King Negro
    June 13, 2017 at 6:25 am

    Responses with displeasure to an event that transpired is not getting “offended by people getting offended”. If that were the case, your displeasure in this comment section along with everyone else would count in the same boat.

  90. Shattno
    Shattno
    June 13, 2017 at 6:31 am

    Yes it is, and yes that is the case.

  91. Nemesis King Negro
    Nemesis King Negro
    June 13, 2017 at 6:35 am

    “Wow, the nichegamer salt mines deliver again. This is so fucking stupid.”

    “I’m just so fucking tired of the constant bickering”

    “Everyone is so fucking offended by everything”

    “and the people who get offended by people getting offended are the fucking worst.”

    Then if I am correct you agree that you’re pretty “offended” right now? Despite you clearly not knowing what the term entails and desperately grasping for some moral highground over those you disagree with to paint them as the same, I’ll concede if you agree to that, since you seem pretty perturbed by those responding to those offended.

  92. Shattno
    Shattno
    June 13, 2017 at 6:51 am

    Yeah, sure, I’m throwing stones in glass houses, do not practice what I preach, etc.
    I don’t even know why I write these comments, hell I don’t even know why I read the comment section on articles like this. Every time niche posts something like this I know the comments are going to be like driving past a car crash, I know there is a mangled body in there and I know seeing it will disturb me, but I can’t help looking at it.

  93. jlenoconel
    jlenoconel
    June 13, 2017 at 9:24 am

    I don’t think I realized how utterly vile this woman was until she did what she did here. I knew she was an attention seeker before, but gave her the benefit of the doubt to an extent because I thought she may have actually felt victimized due to being “abused” or whatever. Trying to ruin this guy’s career 3 years after GamerGate even happened, just because he disagreed with your beliefs, is the lowest thing I’ve seen anyone in do this the whole GamerGate controversy happen. She’s literally trying to set an internet hate mob against this guy so that his game either fails due to bad press, or it gets pulled by Microsoft altogether. She’s a vile, disgusting, nasty human being, and I have absolutely zero respect for her now after this. Hopefully what she’s done will backfire on her and her career will be officially over, whatever she had left of it anyway.

  94. jlenoconel
    jlenoconel
    June 13, 2017 at 9:28 am

    Don’t be so harsh. Guy has a game to sell, and its better for him to apologize for pushing politics if he wants to be successful. I have nothing against him for doing this. I will still buy his game.

  95. jlenoconel
    jlenoconel
    June 13, 2017 at 9:51 am

    Don’t condemn him for apologizing. He doesn’t deserve that. You’re basically allowing Quinn to win by not giving this guy a chance.

  96. jlenoconel
    jlenoconel
    June 13, 2017 at 9:53 am

    I’ll still buy this game. If we use the same tactics Quinn uses by boycotting this game, I don’t see us being any better than her or the other SJWs in that regard.

  97. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    June 13, 2017 at 10:01 am

    Gamers are his customers. Instead of standing by them, he chose to disown them and side with people who hate video games and don’t buy his product anyways. It’s always a bad idea to shun your actual customers, regardless of industry.

  98. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    June 13, 2017 at 10:03 am

    If you want to pay someone who hates their customers, that’s your prerogative. I however have self respect and don’t want to give money to people who insult me.

  99. jlenoconel
    jlenoconel
    June 13, 2017 at 10:11 am

    I don’t think that’s what he is trying to do. If you had a big game coming out on Xbox, and someone dug up old political tweets to try to destroy your opportunity, what would you do?

  100. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    June 13, 2017 at 10:22 am

    Soret went on stage and groveled before the SJWs and disowned gamers. Fuck them, they can go bankrupt.

  101. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    June 13, 2017 at 11:11 am

    On the plus side, soon all forms of entertainment will be banned in the Muslim caliphate of France.

  102. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    June 13, 2017 at 11:16 am

    I’d side with the people who would actually buy my game. Now he’s pissed off the people who were going to buy it in order to placate those who had no intention of buying it.

  103. ProxyDoug
    ProxyDoug
    June 13, 2017 at 1:32 pm

    That’s her M.O. for quite a while since she set up her “anti-cyber bullying” company Crash Override Network, C.O.N. for short.

  104. ProxyDoug
    ProxyDoug
    June 13, 2017 at 1:49 pm

    This E3 was retarded beyond belief.

  105. InfectedAI
    InfectedAI
    June 14, 2017 at 12:02 am

    I’d stand by my statements if I still believed them. I certainly wouldn’t side with people shitting on my customers. The people he’s bending over for don’t really have much influence over the target audience. Not to mention it’s just cowardly.

  106. Kiryu
    Kiryu
    June 14, 2017 at 3:00 pm

    Btw the Honeybadgers talked about this and featured this article.

  107. Kiryu
    Kiryu
    June 14, 2017 at 3:12 pm

    She created a company named C.O.N.,oh the irony.

  108. entropy
    entropy
    June 15, 2017 at 2:37 am

    Delusional. Name the branch of feminism that focuses on both genders and list what it has achieved on behalf of men.

    Those crickets you can hear are the sound of your own argument imploding.

    If egalitarianism was the same concept as feminism, we wouldn’t need two different words to describe it. That’s how nomenclature works.

  109. Ckarasu
    Ckarasu
    June 15, 2017 at 2:43 am

    Any moderate branch would focus on both. The idiots think that only women can be discriminated against, that somehow men don’t get raped(because it only somehow applies to women), or that men aren’t having problems in society. Dolts, all of them.

    Keep being in your own world. I don’t care. I deal with enough idiots in Feminism to care about switching over to “egalitarianism” and deal with their idiots(which, like any movement, they exist). People who think they are a part of the movement just because they say they are. I just don’t care.

    If you want to see enemies based on stupid titles, then by my guest. I’d rather just do something productive.

  110. entropy
    entropy
    June 15, 2017 at 3:16 am

    Do something productive. Substantiate your own argument by answering my simple, straightforward question.

    Name the branch of feminism that focuses on both genders and list what it has achieved on behalf of men.

  111. Ckarasu
    Ckarasu
    June 15, 2017 at 3:37 am

    FMLA, my dude. Allows for both men and women to seek leave for family emergencies. Feminists were a part of the push to get that passed. I want to say it’s either “New Age” or “Liberal(old form of liberal)” Feminism. Actual names for the branches are kinda sketchy to pin down.

    Other things, though on a smaller scale:

    Craig v. Boren: Struck down a law that had the drinking age for men be 21, but 18 for women because “women were safer drivers” or some such.

    Moritz vs Commissioner: Single men were previously exempt from certain tax deductions, but were allowed under this ruling.

    The Rape is Rape campaign: Dealt with the FBI’s archaic definition of rape that excluded men. Now men are included. None of these are perfect, but have been good for men for the most part.

    But hey, if you want to ignore those, you can. Really don’t care too much.

  112. entropy
    entropy
    June 15, 2017 at 4:11 am

    So feminists wanted family leave but couldn’t make it for chicks only because it’s not a remotely gendered idea? Thanks?

    I sincerely doubt feminists were the primary drivers for those other changes you mention. Any benefit to men has been a side effect of women looking out for themselves. Feminists are more worried about the ‘pay gap’ (getting paid less for doing less work) than they are about the life expectancy gap, or the workplace fatalities gap, or the health gap, or the child custody gap, or the incarceration gap, or the murder gap.

    By all means, advocate for yourself and your own demographic, but don’t insult us by expecting us to believe that advocating for everyone who is not us somehow helps us.

  113. Ckarasu
    Ckarasu
    June 15, 2017 at 4:17 am

    Does it benefit men? Yes. Congrats, you had to take that.
    They don’t need to be the primary drivers, as that was not the criteria you set forth. Hell, the two rulings involved men specifically. Women technically lost out on the first ruling.
    I advocate for people in general. Always have, always will. I believe we’re done with this?

  114. InkViper
    InkViper
    June 15, 2017 at 10:34 am

    Yep, definitely starting to get some of the big names paying attention to this! Even sargon of akkad Looked at the situation.

    https://youtu.be/E7Ej3xzPLGc

  115. Sammy
    Sammy
    June 15, 2017 at 1:22 pm

    Yes. Still, even the most hardcore have a tough time fighting SJW cucks, while maintaining their own sanity. PewDie keeps fighting of MSM because he has money, his voice and his 55M strong base. So does the current President of USA.
    Soret brothers have none. So they have to hunker down.

  116. TheOnceAndFutureKing
    TheOnceAndFutureKing
    June 15, 2017 at 3:20 pm

    Soret could have easily ignored them, the only problem was that his publishers cucked out and probably threatened to sue him for breaching the contract by not apologizing.

    Daniel Vavra was able to ignore the SJWs because he had no legal obligations not to. The only power SJWs have is influencing the cuck press to mock you, which is irrelevant since theyre fading away anyways.

  117. entropy
    entropy
    June 16, 2017 at 2:10 am

    Demonstrating that men receive some inadvertent, peripheral benefit from female entitlement doesn’t prove your point at all.

    Look at you arguing semantics about my ‘criteria’ rather than substantiating your initial claims that feminism is about equality. Just the usual intellectual dishonesty we’ve come to expect from activists who only care about themselves.

    Understand that whatever mental gymnastics you perform to justify your entitlement/victimhood complex, you’re not fooling anyone.

  118. Ckarasu
    Ckarasu
    June 16, 2017 at 2:11 am

    Glad you see it my way. Thanks for the debate, but we’re done.

  119. entropy
    entropy
    June 16, 2017 at 4:04 am

    Debate? This was me talking at and past you for the benefit of others who might be reading. You can’t debate an activist.

  120. Ckarasu
    Ckarasu
    June 16, 2017 at 5:52 am

    Keep thinking that, tiger.

  121. David Curry
    David Curry
    June 18, 2017 at 3:15 pm

    A Flashback-style 2d adventure?
    Absolutely amazing art style?
    A futuristic dystopian story based on the 2010s?
    Hard-left gaming media literally shaking?
    Day freakin’ Zero!!

  122. Eden
    Eden
    June 18, 2017 at 4:51 pm

    Can’t wait to meet the one publisher that ultimately says “fuck you” to equality and equal opportunity. Why should EVERYBODY be given equal opportunity when it’s more efficient to just hire those who are qualified? Equal opportunity by definition, means that everyone gets a chance, no matter how unqualified they may be.

  123. Eden
    Eden
    June 18, 2017 at 4:56 pm

    It’s sad because, at this point, I don’t want to buy the game just out of spite of this bullshit. It just goes to show that majority of the game developers are SJW and “pro women” liberals who only desire to push their agenda of how “great” equality is…

  124. Eden
    Eden
    June 18, 2017 at 4:57 pm

    I wouldn’t even call this drama, it’s more like a 1st world problem.

  125. Eden
    Eden
    June 18, 2017 at 5:03 pm

    It’s called “voting with your wallet”. If we keep buying games from people obviously pushing SJW agendas, the liberal bs will only increase. There’s a reason Raw Fury apologized, they know that SJWs won’t buy the game while anti-SJWs will buy the game regardless which only means more money for them.

    I’m done buying games from SJWs like Naughty Dog, Raw Fury, etc. these guys are nothing but pussies who are bending over backwards to accommodate women and “lgbt” people while telling everyone to just deal with it. It’s gotten to the point where any non-SJW who complains about this bs is actually called a SJW for getting tired of the “progressive” message in EVERY FUCKING GAME. There’s not a single 2017 game that doesn’t have a liberal message in it…

  126. Astro
    Astro
    June 18, 2017 at 6:07 pm

    To be fair, I feel certain in saying a good handful of developers are more or less forced to parrot the narrative, knowing that if they spoke out against it or even took an apolitical stance that it could very likely cost them their jobs and reputation in the industry BECAUSE of cunts like Quinn and all the goonies like her.

  127. Astro
    Astro
    June 18, 2017 at 6:08 pm

    same.

  128. jlenoconel
    jlenoconel
    June 19, 2017 at 8:28 am

    I’m gay by the way, but I wouldn’t say I want progressive stuff added to games regardless. That’s not why I play games. I would say that having diverse characters doesn’t stop me from playing a game, it just depends on how its done.

    I will say this, I’ve mostly left console gaming anyway, and just game on PC. Its much cheaper, and if I want a mainstream gaming, I just wait for it to come down in price (usually in the $20-25 range). So yeah, switch to PC and you’ll have a lot more choice anyway, and can avoid some of the bullshit.

  129. Vinzenz Stemberg
    Vinzenz Stemberg
    July 25, 2017 at 3:51 am

    That’s lipschitz or whatever his name was. The Valkenburgs are into Common Core.
    It’s not enough that she shits up gaming, but that the rest of the females in her family shit up your sons/daughters’ education and games too!
    Actually, on that note, so is Johnny Mac’s. Look up Peggy McIntosh sometime.

  130. Vinzenz Stemberg
    Vinzenz Stemberg
    July 25, 2017 at 3:56 am

    if you think the SJ clique was something, shoulda seen the digs on the “Lifter fandom.” Literal aussie billionaire heiresses all over the place.
    (The Australian troupe apparently started the trend and the yanks and brits were less wealthy upperclass twits that wanted to outshine their new pals)
    I presume daddy clipped their cards, and so they resorted to stealing only to find it addicting, especially the act of showing off their ‘hauls’ to their friends.
    All the while justifying it with flowery marxist language of ‘fighting corp oppression’

  131. Vinzenz Stemberg
    Vinzenz Stemberg
    July 25, 2017 at 4:07 am

    I know this is late, but just wanted to pass mention to future readers I can see exactly what he was trying to do. That tool was trying to loop it together with Secular Humanism and Suffragism.
    Just because something INSPIRES your ‘movement’ doesn’t make it 100% related to it or an official successor.
    I’m sure anyone can find some points here and there where suffragettes and humanists would wildly disagree with feminists. This is a classic strategy of theirs to make it seem like it has more history than it really does. Hell this appropriation of content is immensely common with them, done in order to steal credit for achievements of the past they have no connection to.