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Microsoft settles gay harassment suit by ex-Lionhead employee

Microsoft has settled the gay harassment lawsuit brought against it by ex-Lionhead developer Jamie Durrant, reports Pinknews. That didn’t take too long did it? Although actual settlement details are being kept under wraps, a Microsoft spokesperson said one of the stipulations of the deal was that Durrant would forfeit his position at Lionhead. “We are […]

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  • Racism and homophobia in online play is affecting sales, says ex-Microsoft man

    Former Microsoft game user research head Bill Fulton – who previously worked on games like Shadrowrun for the company – reckons the general behaviour of many gamers online is “drastically reducing our sales”. “Of all the ways I spend my free time, playing games online is the only one I would describe as ‘frequently barbaric’,” […]

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