Colin Campbell

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Colin Campbell

Polygon, Senior writer

Previously: Edge Editor-in-Chief, IGN

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Infamous gone-on-a-tangent Rock Band 4 preview, stating he deliberately didn't even play the game at a press event, didn't "give a stuff about" it and didn't even like rock music, even stating "all games are stupid". Preview generated criticism from multiple sources, and even mockery, prompting Campbell to reply he had been misunderstood.

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2015 Jun 01

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2015 Jun 06

Attacked Grand Theft Auto 5 for being a misogynistic game, since players can kill prostitutes in it, and endorsed the game's Australian sales ban. This editorial sparked criticism from multiple and different sources, mostly focused on the facts that this violence is not mandatory, and the game allows you to kill any character in it.

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2015 Jun 06

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