Blizzard Plays Pronoun Game After Sexual Allegations Destroy Their Biggest Guild

Following a barrage of accusations of sexual misconduct against several of their most prominent members, the United Kingdom’s largest esports organization, Method has effectively collapsed. Continue reading “Blizzard Plays Pronoun Game After Sexual Allegations Destroy Their Biggest Guild”

#MeToo Sweeps The Gaming Industry: Men Guilty Until Proven Innocent

It was hoped the #MeToo movement would quietly sunset itself following the revelations of Johnny Depp’s innocence leading to Amber Heard’s lawyers removing themselves from her case. Along with the founders of the movement demonstrated a clear double standard in defending Joe Biden in the Tara Reid accusations. To a certain degree, the movement has lost a lot of standing in the public’s eye, even as it continues unabated in the video game industry. Continue reading “#MeToo Sweeps The Gaming Industry: Men Guilty Until Proven Innocent”

Alec Holowka Commits Suicide Following #MeToo Accusations By Zoe Quinn

Night In the Woods

Former game developers Alec Holowka committed suicide following sexual abuse misconduct made by Zoe Quinn. Before the suicide occurred, Holowka was promptly fired from the studio that made Night In The Woods, a game Holowka co-developed, and he was basically cast out of the gaming industry circles after being labeled as an abuser by Quinn. Continue reading “Alec Holowka Commits Suicide Following #MeToo Accusations By Zoe Quinn”

Honest Trailers Creator Andy Signore Debunks #MeToo Accusations With Evidence

Andy Signore

Andy Signore, the creator of Honest Trailers and Screen Rant and other online media ventures, was ousted from Defy Media following accusations of misconduct back in 2017. A year later he sued Defy Media for wrongful termination, and now that the case is behind him, he’s posted up a new video to outline how the #MeToo accusations that led to his firing were actually fabricated. Continue reading “Honest Trailers Creator Andy Signore Debunks #MeToo Accusations With Evidence”

Lawyer Starts GoFundMe For Vic Mignogna Legal Defense In Light Of Damaging Claims

Vic Mignogna lawsuit (Copyright Funimation)

[Update 2/20/2019:] Vic Mignogna posted a tweet confirming that the GoFundMe has been setup for legal expenses and that he is moving forward with legal recourse to save his 20 year career.

[Original article:] For a short while it seemed like anime voice actor, Vic Mignogna, would be a punching bag for the people targeting him based on decade old allegations and some misrepresented photos used to defame him and end his career. This was fueled mostly by specific outlets who have put cross-hairs on Mignogna with the intent of forcing him out of the anime industry. Well, apparently Mignogna is not standing by idly and has been putting together a legal team. Continue reading “Lawyer Starts GoFundMe For Vic Mignogna Legal Defense In Light Of Damaging Claims”

Fantasy Soft Stands With Vic Mignogna, Says He’s Innocent Until Proven Guilty

Fantasy Soft

In all of the hubbub circulating about the allegations aimed at voice actor Vic Mignogna, as well as a few fingers pointed at fellow voice actor, Todd Haberkorn, there was actually one company that came out and said that they would continue to support the actors until it was proven in the court of law that they were guilty. Continue reading “Fantasy Soft Stands With Vic Mignogna, Says He’s Innocent Until Proven Guilty”

Funimation Cuts All Ties With Vic Mignogna, Won’t Be Hiring Him For Future Productions

Dragon Ball Super Broly

Additional information has come to light regarding the case of anime voice actor Vic Mignogna, who has been on the receiving end of various allegations of misconduct and abuse. Now, the allegations don’t have much weight or proof behind them, but they have circulated throughout various media outlets, which initially led to Funimation making a snap decision to fire Mignogna from Morose Mononokean‘s second season. Well, following up on that decision, the company publicly announced that they would not be “engaging” with Mignogna for any future productions, which means that Dragon Ball Super: Broly will be Mignogna’s last performance as the character Broly. Continue reading “Funimation Cuts All Ties With Vic Mignogna, Won’t Be Hiring Him For Future Productions”

Mercedes Carrera Claims Ex-Partner Told Police Daughter Was Being Abused For Custody Reasons

Mercedes Carrera

A statement from Melinda Smith, better known by her stage name Mercedes Carrera, was issued to XBIZ [via KIA] on February 7th, 2019, where she explained why she was arrested, and the claims made in the police report about abusing a child under the age of 10. Continue reading “Mercedes Carrera Claims Ex-Partner Told Police Daughter Was Being Abused For Custody Reasons”

Voltron’s Neil Kaplan Accused Of Misconduct After Kaplan Accused Vic Mignogna Of Misconduct

Voltron

Back in early February, 2019 voice actor Neil Kaplan, known for Red Dead Redemption 2, Destiny 2, World of Warcraft, Gundam and Voltron, accused fellow voice actor Vic Mignogna of misconduct while at a convention when Mignogna climbed onto Kaplan’s shoulders as part of a joke. However, while Kaplan has been championing the #MeToo movement and castigating Mignogna, new information has come to light from a staffer who did volunteer work at some of the conventions Kaplan attended, and according to her story, Kaplan engaged in inappropriate behavior and misconducted himself at the event. Continue reading “Voltron’s Neil Kaplan Accused Of Misconduct After Kaplan Accused Vic Mignogna Of Misconduct”

Anime Voice Actor Vic Mignogna Addresses Misconduct Allegations At Bak-Anime 2019

A series of salacious allegations spread across social media that popular anime voice actor, Vic Mignogna – famous for his work in Street Fighter, Dragon Ball Z and Fullmetal Alchemist – was engaged in sexual misconduct and molestation. These allegations culminated in a hashtag called #KickVic. Continue reading “Anime Voice Actor Vic Mignogna Addresses Misconduct Allegations At Bak-Anime 2019”

Nerdist Founder Chris Hardwick Scrubbed From Site After Being Accused Of Sexual Assault

Chris Hardwick

Between 2011 and 2014 Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick dated model and actress Chloe Dykstra. According to Dykstra, she was young and ended up with Hardwick who had some hard rules for her, including having to give up her male friends, not talking to him in public, and also having to be ready for him to have sex whenever he wanted it. Dykstra claims that the times they had intercourse when she didn’t want it or wasn’t in the mood was sexual assault. Continue reading “Nerdist Founder Chris Hardwick Scrubbed From Site After Being Accused Of Sexual Assault”

Extra Credits’ James Portnow Accused Of Abusive Harassment, Denies Allegations

James Portnow Extra Credits Sexual Harassment

James Portnow, from the gaming channel Extra Credits, has been accused of multiple counts of abuse and sexual harassment by a number of those within the gaming industry. The anti-#GamerGate critic originally condemned the consumer revolt, furthering the narrative that #GamerGate was about harassment, but it turns out that various individuals are claiming that behind closed doors Portnow was the one doing the harassing. Continue reading “Extra Credits’ James Portnow Accused Of Abusive Harassment, Denies Allegations”

Blizzard’s Harrison Pink Supported Child Pornographer’s Tweets Defaming TotalBiscuit’s Death

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During the fallout of John “TotalBiscuit” Bain succumbing to the ill effects of cancer and passing away, leaving a wife and child behind, various individuals within the gaming industry have been celebrating the good he’s done for the industry, while others have taken it as an opportunity to defame and excoriate his legacy posthumously. Continue reading “Blizzard’s Harrison Pink Supported Child Pornographer’s Tweets Defaming TotalBiscuit’s Death”