How come you only ever hear of the negative stuff from industry conferences, like the Game Developers Conference? Why does the games press only ever report on arrogant pleas for interactive movies or other such gaffs we all jump on like starving mosquitoes in a blood bank? Because the actual conference itself, bar the odd tech demo and genuinely interesting point, is about as interesting as watching wind erosion in real time.
However, things took a turn for the news-worthy when a industry party hosted by the International Game Developers Association shoved the GDC into the sexism in gaming issue, when they got some dancing girls in. Which lead to industry veteran, Brenda Romano resigning as co-chair of the IDGA's women in games special interest group, as well as one of the IGDA board members. To which the IGDA responded,
|"Come on darling, it's only a joke, please have sex with me. FUCK YOU!|