For those who are into sports that involve punching people in the face, this past weekend was brilliant. We had the climactic UFC 194, in which Connor McGregor beat Jose Aldo in a record breaking 13 seconds. Over in my homeland of England, we had a great weekend of Boxing, with two different British Champions winning. It is a brilliant era for contact sports, with stars like Connor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, Floyd Mayweather and Tyson Fury dominating headlines and popular culture. It is no surprise that the UFC games are incredibly popular, with UFC 2 set to release early next year. I’ve spent quite a lot of time playing UFC recently, and it got me wondering, where is Fight [...]
Last time I wrote about Gamergate, I covered the story of Sam Biddle a Senior Editor at Gawker. He was advocating for the bullying of a certain group of individuals— nerds. Proponents of GamerGate responded to this by donating to an anti-bullying charity, and since the time of writing have raised over $16,000. Two notable donators to this cause are John Bain (Totalbiscuit), a well known YouTube personality and FOV slider enthusiast, and a newcomer to the GamerGate discussion: Mike Cernovich.
Mike Cernovich is a trial lawyer who runs a website called Danger and Play, and a professed supporter of anti-bullying. In response to Biddle’s tweets, Cernovich directly issued a [...]