Night in the Woods Co-Creator Alec Holowka Accused of Sexual Assault

Indie developer Alec Holowka, who worked on several famous indie games like Night in the Woods and TowerFall Ascension, has been accused of sexual assault. The accusation comes from award winning indie developer and activist Zoë Quinn, who wrote about the alleged sexual assault on Twitter. https://twitter.com/UnburntWitch/status/1166212005629325313?s=20 Quinn says that Holowka sexually assaulted her multiple... Continue Reading →

The Issues with Nolan Bushnell’s GDC Award Nomination in Light of #MeToo

[UPDATE] GDC announced via their official Twitter account this morning that they have rescinded Bushnell's nomination, saying the award will instead "honor the unheard and pioneering voices of the past." https://twitter.com/Official_GDC/status/958736758094680067 Original Story Below: This week the Game Developer's Conference (GDC) announced they would be honouring Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell at the 2018 GDC Awards. Bushnell will... Continue Reading →

Alleged Sexual Harassment at IGN

Yesterday former IGN freelance writer and later social media editor Kallie Plagge wrote on Twitter about sexual harassment she allegedly received at IGN. Plagge writes that the harassment came from former IGN editor Vince Ingenito and “included uncomfortable compliments (‘Guys don’t like skinny girls. You’re perfect’), manipulative and abusive comments (‘[The guys he assumed I... Continue Reading →

Alleged Sexual Harassment at Naughty Dog

Naughty Dog Inc., developers of Crash Bandicoot, Uncharted and The Last of Us, have come under scrutiny these past couple weeks as allegations of sexual harassment have been made against the studio. Former environment artist David Ballard worked for Naughty Dog for two periods of time between 2009 and 2016. He wrote about the harassment... Continue Reading →

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