Harrassment of women in video games industry tackled by Law & Order

Law & Order SVU Death Threats preview 1

"No reset button in the real world" is just one of the lines the new episode spawned.

US TV show, Law & Order: SVU, aired an episode last night which centrered around the harassment of women in the video games industry.

The storyline is obviously inspired by some of the events that happened in the industry last year, particularly to do with Anita Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, and Brianna Wu.

In the episode a games developer called Rayna Punjabi is the target of a hate campaign just before the launch of her new "Amazonian Warriors" role-playing game. She gets swatted, doxxed, receives death threats, and is eventually kidnapped.

As pointed out by Polygon, the episode played host to some terrible one-liners, such as:

"Wrong move, player"

"No reset button in the real world"

"Level completed. This is a game to them"

Take a look at the episode preview below to see the set up for the story. 

Thanks, Eurogamer.

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