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Utahns in video game industry discuss state of women in games, recent death threats

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Posted at 10:23 PM, Oct 18, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-19 00:23:02-04

SALT LAKE CITY -- Earlier this week, a female video game critic canceled an appearance at Utah State University after death threats were made against her and school officials said they would not be able to prohibit firearms in the venue during the speech.

Online attacks have been targeting Anita Sarkeesian in reaction to videos she has released regarding the portrayal of women in video games, and the incident at USU made international headlines, click here for details regarding the incident.

Two Utahns in the gaming industry spoke to FOX 13 News about their views on the issue, see the video above for their comments.

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Entertainmentisdead.com

Entertainment Software Association on gamer demographics