Should game sites review, or even feature, any game that their paid contributors have been involved in?
When a games journalist uses his games site to raise money for his game development, the ethics of it should be looked at closely.
A poor fiction at that.
Double Fine pushes their Early Access-funded Spacebase DF-9 into a release version despite it still lacking a lot of features, indicating that no-one is immune to overpromising and under-delivering.
A look at trending issues around GamerGate. SPOILER: Zoe Quinn is the focus, not gaming journalism.
“Guardians of the Galaxy” is a Xanatos Gambit for Marvel Studios.
A bit more analysis about Kickstarter delivery rates for video games – adding a year to any indicated Kickstarter delivery date is a smart move.
Marvel Agent of SHIELD underperforms on numerous levels and is also oddly against the kind of narrative usually seen in Marvel comics. Here, the dark suited government agents who want to control superhumans are allegedly the good guys.
“Pimp slap” is generally the most popular search term for people finding this blog.
Not using Rock Paper Shotgun to promote Big Robot’s Kickstarter would make it possibly harder for Rock Paper Shotgun journalist and Big Robot developer Jim Rossignol to reach the funding target, but that’s the problem with journalistic ethics – if you ignore them when they present a problem you shouldn’t pretend to follow them at all.