polygondotcom: Mass Effect developer makes emotional plea to eliminate social injustice in games An hour-long speech delivered by Manveer Heir, a veteran of the Mass Effect series, laid out in stark relief the social injustices present in modern games and proposed ways to work against them. In what can only be described as a call to arms, he challenged the crowd of industry professionals present at the packed hall at San Francisco’s Moscone Center to push back, to stand up and help change the way minority groups are represented in games. "Wherever we may stand today as an industry," he shouted into the lectern at the 2014 Game Developers Conference, "I am confident that we will stand somewhere far better tomorrow as long as you, right here, are willing to be an agent of change. (Link to the full story)

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Mass Effect developer makes emotional plea to eliminate social injustice in games

An hour-long speech delivered by Manveer Heir, a veteran of the Mass Effect series, laid out in stark relief the social injustices present in modern games and proposed ways to work against them.

In what can only be described as a call to arms, he challenged the crowd of industry professionals present at the packed hall at San Francisco’s Moscone Center to push back, to stand up and help change the way minority groups are represented in games.

"Wherever we may stand today as an industry," he shouted into the lectern at the 2014 Game Developers Conference, "I am confident that we will stand somewhere far better tomorrow as long as you, right here, are willing to be an agent of change.

(Link to the full story)