Festival South By Southwest has reinstated the two cancelled gaming panels, and announced an all-day seminar. One panel was about harassment; the other, GamerGate-leaning panel focused on ethics and politics. Both return, though SXSW will work with them to “to develop the most productive focus for their appearances.”
How much do you reckon this was all for publicity? If you’re going to cancel them at least have the stones to go through with it.
No one cares about GG anymore (apart from those incredibly invested in it on both sides) and this sudden ‘threat’ brought it back into the mainstream.