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Gamergate figurehead outed as spoof, becomes harassment target

It has been revealed that the figurehead of GamerGate’s escalating extremism is a spoof character designed to mock the movement. In an interview with BuzzFeed, 20-year-old Jan Rankowski admits that the character ‘Jace Connors’, who shot to fame after crashing his car supposedly en route to attack Brianna Wu (the …

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Brianna Wu has received 45 death threats

Revolution 60 creator and game developer Brianna Wu has revealed that she has received 45 death threats online since the start of GamerGate. Most recently a man wearing a skull mask posted a video on YouTube detailing his plans to murder Wu. So real was the threat that the man …

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Brianna Wu’s Revolution 60 appears on Steam Greenlight

Mobile game Revolution 60 could be coming to Steam following an appearance on Steam Greenlight. The game is made by Brianna Wu who, alongside Anita Sarkeesian and Zoe Quinn, has been one of the highest profile victims of the Gamergate hate movement. At long last, my team is done with …

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Brianna Wu’s next game wants to replace Twine

The next game from Revolution 60 director Brianna Wu hopes to establish a new way to deliver interactive novels. The title is being developed for tablets and mobiles and will be visual, it will interactive, and it will allow the reader to decide where the story goes” Wu said, adding …

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Wu: Defeating GamerGate would be an historic moment

One of the main targets of the #GamerGate hate campaign has said that ‘defeating’ the movement would be an historic victory for the games industry. The effect defeating Gamergate would have is incalculable, one of this field’s most historic moments, remembered as the moment games development said: ‘This is going …

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Brianna Wu offering $11k reward for information leading to GamerGate arrests

One of the women victimised by the GamerGate hate campaign has said her family will offer a reward for anyone who helps identify individuals who have sent her death threats. The Wu family is offering a reward of $11,000 for identifiable information leading to the prosecution of people sending me …

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Death threats force another female games developer to flee home

Developer Brianna Wu was this weekend forced to leave her home after she received death threats on Twitter. Wu is the creator of smartphone title Revolution 60 and head of development at Boston studio Giant Spacekat. She was targeted by members of the #GamerGate campaign, who also posted her personal …

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