'Animal Crossing' and 'Splatoon' Communities Are Embracing Digital Protest

Players in the Animal Crossing and Splatoon communities took this weekend to voice their support for the ongoing protests over the murder of George Floyd, by making art for their games, and spreading resources within their communities. While these statements and gestures encountered some opposition and controversy, they stood in stark contrast to other communities in the games industry where these issues are avoided or not even seen as a problem to be addressed.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/7kpv5b/animal-crossing-and-splatoon-communities-are-embracing-digital-protest
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