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So This is How the Cops Reacted to Anita Sarkeesian’s Online Rape Threats — You’re Going to Be Angry

Well, this is horrifying. In yet another case of all the responsibility falling on the victim, Anita Sarkeesian tweeted about the reaction of the police after she was threatened with rape and violence and had her personal information posted online. All this for her series of videos Tropes vs. Women in Video Games. (Warning if you click on that...

Nintendo Tweets Release Calendar With Dates for WiiU’s Zelda, Star Fox and Yoshi’s Woolly World

Nintendo of America just tweeted their release calendar for 2014/2015 and we now have an idea of when we’ll get to play the new Zelda, Star Fox and my personal favorite, Yoshi’s Woolly World. What? He poops yarn eggs! How can that not be fun? We’ll see Yoshi in the first part of 2015, and Star Fox and Zelda will hit stores for...

Women Make Up Almost Half of Gamers Now!

As a woman who has been playing video games since the very beginning, and who’s spent a good portion of that time saying things like, “No, really. I do play video games. No, not Barbie shopping games. I like to blow stuff up, just like you,” I’m hardly surprised to hear this. I also know that a lot of the world is. The Wall...

Legion of Leia Interview: Jessica Chobot — Nerdist Host, Video Game Writer, Web Series Actress

Jessica Chobot is a multi-hyphenate. She’s got all sides of the geek world covered, from hosting to video game writing to acting in a brand new web series. We talked to her about working at Nerdist.com, how it all got started, what it means to be a part of this amazing group of women in Sci-Fi and her new web series for Syfy. Legion of Leia:...