Recent Press about Brianna Wu & Giant Spacekat


The Washington Post - "In the battle of Internet mobs vs. the law, the Internet mobs have won." February 17, 2016

HuffingtonPost - "Tech's Harassment Problem is Much Bigger Than This SXSW Catastrophe." October 28, 2015

CNN Money - "Gamer: SXSW Isn't Taking Online Harassment Seriously." October 28, 2015

GamesBeat - "For Brianna Wu, VR offers a chance to broaden gaming and escape Internet hate" October 20, 2015

HuffPost - "Women Who Write About Tech are Still Being Abused Online." October 13, 2015 - "Developer Brianna Wu Claims More Women Equals More Video Game Innovation." October 13, 2015 "Brianna Wu: "I see a generation with almost no innovation." October 12, 2015

VentureBeat - "Brianna Wu: Women in tech discussion is ‘about making better games.’ October 12, 2015

Boston Globe -"The Download: Brianna Wu, Seeking Equality in the Video Game World." September 16, 2015

CNBC - "For some Tech Feminists, online harassment is a constant." August 19, 2015

Worth Magazine - "Creative Processors: 11 Top Innovators in Tech and Entertainment" August 2015 (print)

Silicon Republic - "Brianna Wu: ‘The video games industry has a problem, and it’s not the players’" July 2, 2015

The MarySue - "Brianna Wu talks about the changing state of the games industry at Inspirefest 2015." June 23, 2015

Cracked - "5 Ugly Realities Of Being A Woman In The Gaming Industry," April 3, 2015

The Jambar - "GamerGate Comes to Life at YSU," March 31, 2015

International Business Times -"'GTFO' Movie: 3 Ways You Can Help Women In The Gaming Industry," March 20, 2015

Pacific Standard - "Can Digital Vigilantism Make the Internet Safer for Women?" March 13, 2015

Boston Globe - "Brianna Wu makes stand at PAX East," March 8, 2015

ThingProgress - "The ‘Five Horsemen’ Of Wikipedia Paid The Price For Getting Between Trolls And Their Victims," March 6, 2015

Bloomberg business - "An Unexpected Pause in the Video Game Industry’s Civil War," March 6, 2015

Inc Magazine - "Brianna Wu vs. The Troll Army," March 5, 2015

Boston Globe - "Pax East Needs to Stand Up For Women," March 4, 2015

Portland Press Herald - "Game developer talks to police about Mainer’s death threat." February 25, 2015

CBS - "Female Video Game Makers Say Death Threats Forced Them Out Of PAX East," February 24, 2015 (video) 

Boston Globe - "Citing threats, game maker pulls her company from PAX East fest" by Callum Borchers and Dennis Keohane, February 24, 2015

The Verge - "A violent, delusional Gamergate psychopath is actually a comedian's terrible hoax" by Adi Robertson, February 24, 2015

Jezebel - "Man Who Terrorized Brianna Wu For Months Says He Was Just Kiddin Around" by Anna Merlan, February 24, 2015

iMore - "Emotional Terrorism and Censorship" by Peter Cohen, February 20, 2015

Kotaku - "Indie Dev Cancels PAX East Booth Over Security Concerns" by Patrick Klepek, February 20, 2015

GamesIndustry.Biz - "Death threats prompt PAX East exit for Brianna Wu's Giant Spacekat" by Matthew Handrahan, February 20, 2015

Polygon - "Brianna Wu's studio, Giant Spacekat, pulls out of PAX East due to safety concerns" by Megan Farokhmanesh, February 19, 2015

Movie Pilot - "The War for the Soul of Geek Culture" by Alisha Grauso, February 16, 2015

PopSugar - "Female Game Developer Refuses to Stay Silent After Countless Death Threats" by Lisette Mejia, February 12, 2015

Monterey County Weekly - "A video game journalist talks today about gaming's online frontier in social justice." by Walter Ryce, February 10, 2015

VentureBeat - "Brianna Wu speaks up about death threats and personal cost of opposing #GamerGate" by Dean Takahashi, February 9, 2015

Arlington Patch - "Arlington Video Game Developer Victim of Death Threats, Harassment Online" by Kasandra Brabaw, February 5, 2015

MCV (Market for Computer & Video Games) - "Brianna Wu's Revolution 60 appears on Steam Greenlight" by Ben Parfitt, February 4, 2015

BostInno - "A New Kickstarter Funds a Book Aimed at Inspiring Women in Technology" by Rebecca Strong, January 28, 2015

The Mary Sue - "Watch Anita Sarkeesian and Brianna Wu Talk Misogyny in Gaming on Yesterday’s Nightline" by Carolyn Cox, January 15, 2015  (video)

Huffington Post - "Here's What Female Gamers Hope For In 2015" by Damon Beres, December 30, 2014

Huffington Post - "Brianna Wu Posts Apology Letter Allegedly Sent To Her From An Ex-GamerGate Supporter" by Nina Bahadur, December 9, 2014

Design & Trend - "Game Developer Brianna Wu Harassed For Tweeting About Her Dead Dog" by Inigo Monzon, December 3, 2014

Huffington Post - "#GamerGate Harasses Brianna Wu After She Tweets About Her Dead Dog" by Damon Beres, December 2, 2014

BostInno - "New Twitter Abuse Reporting Tool Is 'a Big Step up,' Brianna Wu Says" by Kyle Alspach, December 2, 2014

NPR - "Why Women Get The Worst Of Internet Bullying" by Rachel Martin, November 16, 2014 (Audio)

CBS - "The Video Game Industry: Good For The Economy, Bad For Women?" by Mason Johnson, November 14, 2014

Develop - "Death threats and Vile Tweets Have Forced Multiple Female Developers to Leave Home, and Yet Still the Storm of Harassment Rages On." by James Batchelor, November 10, 2014

Huffington  Post - "Standing in the Firing Squad: An Interview with Brianna Wu" by Katherine Cross, November 7, 2014

The Mary Sue - "Brianna Wu Setting Up A Legal Defense Fund For Women Targeted By Gamergate" by Carolyn Cox, October 31, 2014

The Telegraph - "#GamerGate: the misogynist movement blighting the video games industry" by Bob Stuart, October 24, 2014 - "VGS: Interviews GamerGate targets Brianna Wu and Jennifer Allaway," October 23, 2014 (video)

Beta Boston - "Threatened by GamerGate, Brianna Wu says she fears for her life but won’t back down" by Dennis Keohane, October 22, 2014

The Guardian - "Brianna Wu and the human cost of Gamergate: 'every woman I know in the industry is scared'" by Keith Stuart, October 17, 2014

Web Pro News - "Brianna Wu Says She Won’t Back Down From Gaming" by Ellisha Rader Mannering, October 15, 2014

Buzzfeed - "A Female Game Developer Was Driven From Her Home After Rape And Death Threats" by Alison Vingiano, October 12, 2014

Polygon - "Game developer Brianna Wu flees home after death threats, Mass. police investigating" by Michael McWhertor, October 11, 2014

Kotaku - "Another Woman In Gaming Flees Home Following Death Threats" by Stephen Totilo, October 11, 2014

LA Times - "‘Revolution 60′: Sci-fi mobile game puts women at the front" by Todd Martins, August 9, 2014

CNET - "Revolution 60: A game by and about badass women" by Michelle Starr, July 30, 2014

MacWorld - "Staff Picks: Revolution 60 is the most ambitious iOS game you'll play this year" by Serenity Caldwell, July 28, 2014