Many of you have read the excellent article by David Goe in the Daily Sentinel entitled "Let's add some culture; let's not be Junk Town" that came out earlier last week (May 13). If you haven't read it, you should definitely do so. One of the things I took from it is that we need to stop joining the angry mob in our community and start pitching in to help instead.
A while ago, we wrote a story about how Naughty Dog had to specifically request that its focus group for The Last of Us include women. We all had a good laugh, a few of us got outraged at how the games industry treats females, and the rest of us went home satisfied that such a stupid mistake wouldn’t happen again. However, we all seemed to miss the point here. Focus group testing is -- in technica