All she did was note that none of the games unveiled at Xbox One's press conference featured a female protagonist. The misogynist tweets came immediately after that, ranging from uninspired, "get back in the kitchen" quips to abusive name-calling (she was called the notorious c-word numerous times).
To give people a glimpse of "what it's like to be a female video game critic on Twitter," Saarkesian took screenshots of the worst responses and put them up at the Feminist Frequency Tumblr. A few of the tweets appear below.
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Tracy Clayton is a writer, humorist and blogger from Louisville, Ky.