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Chris Higgins responded to Ananym's comment in
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Videogames’ portrayal of the Holocaust does a disservice to both players and victimsVideogames’ portrayal of the Holocaust does a disservice to both players and victims
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Paragraph beginning "In 2017, Nazism is once again on the rise, hiding under the guise of the ‘Alt-Right’. " wherein you decry anyone espousing certain values as literal hateful nazis.


Alt-right is just a catch term for the younger generation who haven't particularly interacted with any traditional conservative movements, but still see the horrors in the #KillAllMen sorts, the "Rape claims are true by default" sorts, the devastation inflicted on European cities by floods of unhandled migrants, and the damage done to defenceless children encouraged to discard their gender identity to undergo irreversable hormone treatments and surgery. We're not nazis. We're not hateful. But we aren't going to just sit and watch this happen.

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I...er...wow.


Kid, I hate to be the one to break this to you but describing immigrants as "floods", blaming them for "devastation" of European cities and invoking "defenceless children" in disagreement with LGBT rights are all neo-Nazi talking points.


You're a Nazi, son.

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Ananym responded to Ben Barrett comment in
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Videogames’ portrayal of the Holocaust does a disservice to both players and victimsVideogames’ portrayal of the Holocaust does a disservice to both players and victims
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I don't see many 3,500 word, well-researched, multiple-POV articles on Twitter dot com but I'd love to have your follow list if you do. Seems like they're beating the character limit somehow.


Jokes aside, if you don't like the subject of an article, nothing is making you read it. If their mere presence on the website makes you stop reading, there's not a lot we can do about that. Reception (and every other metric we measure) to this article has been very good, and I expect you will see more of them. Alongside all the news, reviews, previews, celebratory pieces, history, patch notes and anything else we can come up with in the meantime.

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No no, I like the article being here. I'd just prefer if you didn't equate people who don't hold every view you do to literal Nazis, because that sort of hyperbole helps nobody.

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Shadowized responded to Ananym's comment in
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Videogames’ portrayal of the Holocaust does a disservice to both players and victimsVideogames’ portrayal of the Holocaust does a disservice to both players and victims
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If I wanted Kotaku UK, I'd go to Kotaku UK. If we're going to bring twitter-tier political discourse to PCGamesN, can we at least skip the "Everyone with different opinions is a Nazi" phase? It isn't even particularly relevant to the article, but you felt the need to namecall anyway.Reply
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well said. I've complained about it as well in previous articles and it really is frustrating for it to appear in my RSS feeds with no ability to filter it out since the site doesn't have categories like most every other blog.

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Ananym commented on
1 Week ago
Prime Arena promises to fix MOBA toxicity by crossing Dota with PUBGPrime Arena promises to fix MOBA toxicity by crossing Dota with PUBG
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(Where's that trailer?)
Nival is one of the saddest stories. Etherlords 1 and 2 were bloody fantastic - but since then they've focused on mobile trash and overplayed gimmicks like this.
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Richard Scott-Jones responded to Ananym's comment in
1 Week ago
Destiny 2 leveling guide: blast through the gear grind and get Raid-ready fastDestiny 2 leveling guide: blast through the gear grind and get Raid-ready fast
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This will be out of date by the time your audience gets to play the game.Reply
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That's probably not true; power levels are unlikely to change until the first DLC, which isn't due until December - well after the PC launch. Obviously we'll update this once Raid and Trials gear starts dropping, but that won't affect the earlier stages of progression.

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Ananym commented on
1 Week ago
Destiny 2 guide - tips for Guardians starting their loot-filled adventuresDestiny 2 guide - tips for Guardians starting their loot-filled adventures
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"Very soon"
It's a month and a half, my dude.
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Ananym responded to Muftaay comment in
4 Weeks ago
The PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds community is a mess, and it's getting worseThe PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds community is a mess, and it's getting worse
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it is 99,99% accurate. It takes a TON of work away from the developers. It would be so extremly time consuming to handle every ban personally. If someone was wrongfully banned he has the option to apply for an unban for that special case. Of course being wrongfully banned is bad, but it's absolutely the easiest and best way for gaming companies to handle things.


You are expecting things that can't be expected. I'm sure that even if a company has unlimited time and money to create an automated ban system there is no way for them to reach a 0% false ban rate at such a high player count.


And btw. the bans mentioned in the article were not even automated.

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That's why it's a problem. They ARE being handled personally, and people's purchases are being invalidated because of rules that are vague at best and made up on the spot at worst.

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Rock1m1 responded to Ananym's comment in
1 Month ago
"It's a marathon, not a sprint," says CliffyB on LawBreakers' low player count"It's a marathon, not a sprint," says CliffyB on LawBreakers' low player count
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It's a shame. The game itself plays wonderfully - I had forgotten arena shooters could be this much fun. However, the marketing visuals with painful hashtags (#SkilledAF anyone?), combined with bad rap music and excessively edgy character writing, make for an extremely unappealing product. I don't know who they thought their market was, but I hope they're not surprised by these numbers.

It's a shame it's such a disservice to what is, marketing aside, a great product.Reply
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Sounds like Cliffy B did the marketing to target himself.

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Ananym commented on
1 Month ago
People are angry at Gearbox for the We Happy Few price increase even though they didn't do itPeople are angry at Gearbox for the We Happy Few price increase even though they didn't do it
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This game doesn't stand a chance, does it?
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Xerkics responded to Ananym's comment in
1 Month ago
LawBreakers class guide - all the roles, weapons, and abilities explainedLawBreakers class guide - all the roles, weapons, and abilities explained
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LB development began before overwatch, those classes included. It isn't a clone chronologically or in concept.

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And yet evidence points to the contrary how much they might have "borrowed" during the development.

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