CDPR Ghosts YouTubers Only to get Stabbed in the Back by Legacy Outlets

CDPR enjoys a long-standing reputation built up by the YouTube community of being the champion of the people. A reputation that isn’t entirely unearned, for the company has taken many pro-consumer positions and stances. Yet, it equally isn’t one wholly based on an honest reality. Instead, it exists thanks to an ideological blindness that refuses to allow for a nuanced perception. Leaving many when the ideological bubble bursts, feeling jaded, betrayed, and bamboozled into a corporate version of celebrity worship. Continue reading “CDPR Ghosts YouTubers Only to get Stabbed in the Back by Legacy Outlets”

Polygon Promotes Corona Fear as Some Gamestop Employees Turn on Consumers

Among the globalist elite there is an impression that the average person is nothing more than a dumb stupid animal that is by and large easy to manipulate and control. Certainly, there is much to disagree with in regarding this position, but the recent Covid-19 panic is frankly getting out of hand and making said disagreement pretty hard. There is never a moment you should panic during a crisis. A cool, collected and rational mind will allow you to make decisions that are paramount for you and your love one’s survival. Continue reading “Polygon Promotes Corona Fear as Some Gamestop Employees Turn on Consumers”

Glixel At Rolling Stone Winds Down While Variety’s Disclosure Issues Rise Up

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If you’ve noticed a stark lack of content coming out of the Rolling Stone’s gaming experiment called Glixel, it’s because the site is winding down support as some of the key content producers have been moved over to Variety to cover the games beat. The last published post on Glixel was published back on April 6th, 2018, titled “Here’s What’s Coming To Summer Games Done Quick”. Since then the site hasn’t been updated. Continue reading “Glixel At Rolling Stone Winds Down While Variety’s Disclosure Issues Rise Up”

YouTubers Call Out Polygon For Fake News Regarding Anita Sarkeesian VidCon Incident

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Polygon’s Julia Alexander wrote an article on June 19th, 2018 titled “VidCon CEO addresses last year’s Anita Sarkeesian incident: ‘We made a mistake’. The article attempts to rewrite history and paint a scenario where YouTubers who have criticized Anita Sarkeesian’s work in the past were there to intimidate and harass her. The article fabricates a number of falsehoods regarding #GamerGate and what actually happened at VidCon in 2017. Continue reading “YouTubers Call Out Polygon For Fake News Regarding Anita Sarkeesian VidCon Incident”

SJWs Try To Start Controversy Over JonTron’s Role In A Hat In Time

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Polygon published an article on October 5th, 2017 alongside the launch of Gears For Breakfast’s crowdfunded 3D platformer, A Hat in Time. The article instigates an attempt to whack blindly at the hornet’s nest with the goal of getting people riled up about JonTron having a bit part in the family-oriented adventure game. Continue reading “SJWs Try To Start Controversy Over JonTron’s Role In A Hat In Time”

Polygon, Vox Will Update Public Disclosures Following #GamerGate’s FTC Campaign

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The watchdogs of #GamerGate still remain vigilant, keeping an ethical eye on various outlets who have, in the past, committed various ethical breaches. Recently they discovered that Polygon had been breaching Federal Trade Commission guidelines with undisclosed affiliate links being used in articles without disclosure. After contacting Polygon and Vox Media’s advertising department about the discrepancy, they replied making it known that they will be looking into the issue. Continue reading “Polygon, Vox Will Update Public Disclosures Following #GamerGate’s FTC Campaign”

Kotaku’s Jason Schreier Attacks Polygon Over Horizon: Zero Dawn Drama

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Polygon’s Ben Kuchera decided to do an article about how developers mocked an article on Kotaku from writer Jason Schreier. The Polygon article focuses on how the development community took shots at Kotaku. Kuchera tries to mitigate the damage by coming to Kotaku’s defense in a backhanded way by pointing out how people are making fun of the article in the development community. Jason Schreier was none too pleased at this outcome, becoming emotionally distressed in the process. The swell of frustration from a cracked ego poured forth in the form of a screed on a NeoGaf thread. Continue reading “Kotaku’s Jason Schreier Attacks Polygon Over Horizon: Zero Dawn Drama”

#GamerGate: Deep Freeze Adds Kotaku, Polygon, Mary Sue Conflicts Of Interest

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While the media continues to trip over themselves with misinformation about #GamerGate and its role in the gaming industry, the actual work by diggers and ethics enthusiasts continue to move forward by exposing media outlets who are not properly practicing ethics in media journalism. Continue reading “#GamerGate: Deep Freeze Adds Kotaku, Polygon, Mary Sue Conflicts Of Interest”

#GamerGate: Polygon Fails To Make Disclosure While Promoting Game

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A writer at Polygon going by the name of Merrit K., was discovered to have promoted a game from developer Christine Love, a close friend of theirs, without disclosing ties. Continue reading “#GamerGate: Polygon Fails To Make Disclosure While Promoting Game”

Deep Freeze Adds Patricia Hernandez, Brian Crecente Entries To Database

Deep Freeze was recently updated to add multiple entries under multiple categories for three video game journalists, including Laura Kate Dale, a former writer for the U.K. branch of Destructoid, Brian Crecente, the founding editor at Polygon, and Patricia Hernandez, a contributing writer to Kotaku. Continue reading “Deep Freeze Adds Patricia Hernandez, Brian Crecente Entries To Database”

Polygon Adds Disclosures To Some Games For Change Articles

Three weeks ago it was brought to the attention of the One Angry Gamer staff that Polygon’s founding editor, Brian Crecente, had a conflict of interest with Games For Change. He was added in as a volunteer for their advisory board, but did not originally disclose that in the articles he wrote discussing the organization. Well, recently disclosures were added to two of the articles published by Crecente. Continue reading “Polygon Adds Disclosures To Some Games For Change Articles”

Polygon’s Brian Crecente Caught In Conflict Of Interest With Games For Change

Brian Crecente

[Update:] Brian Crecente has noted that it’s a volunteer position and that he’ll be disclosing the ties in his articles.

[Original article:] Polygon’s founding editor Brian Crecente, an alum from Gawker’s Kotaku, has been caught in multiple conflicts of interest with promoting the Games For Change organization, which is an affiliate of the ESA used to help educate, entertain and enlighten kids through interactive entertainment. Continue reading “Polygon’s Brian Crecente Caught In Conflict Of Interest With Games For Change”