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Ian Miles Cheong is the managing editor of Human Events and owner of Hype Break. Subscribe to for insightful analysis of games and criticism of game journalism and the culture surrounding video games.

Confirmed: GOG employee fired after using trending hashtag Casual use of trending hashtag #WontBeErased triggered a doxing and harassment campaign that got social media manager Linko fired.

A joke or silly misunderstanding is all it takes to get fired these days. Disturbed people who feel inadequate and left behind by normal, healthy…


Youtuber banned after hilarious murder—of female video game character Viral RDR2 video of feminist pixels being fed to alligator pixels was too much for YouTube in latest fiasco.

When Shirrako discovered an “annoying” suffragette in Red Dead Redemption 2, he thought it’d be funny to dispatch her in various creative ways and upload…


Hysterical mob targets Pewds after Ben Shapiro guests Meme Review The more ambitious crossover event than Avengers: Infinity War earns wide acclaim — and deranged diatribes.

Okay, this is epic. PewDiePie — the world’s most popular YouTube personality and generally wholesome Swedish funnyman — enlisted prominent conservative Ben Shapiro to help…


Alt-left bloggers are lying to you on Daily Dot Asian journalist reports on gaming controversy involving gender. That makes him a white nationalist troll. What?

On October 23, games journalist Ian Miles Cheong released a YouTube video and a LULZ article reporting on the doxxing and harassment campaign targeting CD…


Cyberpunk 2077 devs doxed, harassed after misuse of trans* hashtag #WontBeErased Lack of reverence for sacred hashtags will not be tolerated. Game journalists now join the doxing and harassment campaign against Polish game studio CD Projekt Red.

It’s no secret — social justice activists in the gaming community form brigades to pressure gaming studios into firing employees that they deem guilty of…


Fat activists furious that Overwatch character isn’t fat enough They were hoping she’d be morbidly obese.

There are a lot of things in the world to be upset about, but few issues matter as much to fat activists as the portrayal…

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Year in Review: 2016’s biggest freakouts over video games A shortlist of all the video games moral crusaders lost their minds over in 2016.

From sexy clothing to political references, no video game is without sin when you’re on an eternal search for content to be outraged by. The…

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