Minorities On Majorities – GTA V, Sexism, Racism, and the Controversy
Ever since GTA V released, there has been a weekly, if not daily, occurrence of people claiming to have found something new that offends them in the game. Other people jump on the hate bandwagon, and anybody who disagrees with them gets labeled as an evil person, apologist, or bigot. Then, on the other side of things, the Rockstar supporters take up arms at the perceived lack of a sense of humor and put blinders on to ignore everything else and smother all criticism under the “it’s satire” blanket. This entire roundtable spun out from Yami and myself accidentally stumbling upon another one of these pro/anti GTA V and Rockstar anger-fests on Twitter; so we gathered up an all-star panel from our staff and tried to get to the bottom of why people have such polarized views on GTA V.