Or, as someone so eloquently stated in the comments section of this post,—”as an act of protest about Anita’s concerns over how women are treated in video games, he makes a video game about beating up a woman.”
This is a thing that happened.
Helen Lewis wrote an article on the New Statesman yesterday on the online harassment experienced by Anita Sarkeesian, which I’ve been following for a while. To recap:
American blogger Anita Sarkeesian, who launched a Kickstarter programme to raise $6,000 to…
If you’re even remotely following the shitstorm that been following Anita Sarkeesian for wanting to conduct feminist critique of female tropes in video games, go read this. It sums up a lot the mind-numbing WhatTheFuck-ery of the backlash against her.