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Yesterday, Rab wrote this excellent piece on PR’s “sway” on videogame journalism for Eurogamer.

It appears that he (and Eurogamer) got more feedback than he expected:
 

In the last day, the article has been hastily edited due to legal threats getting thrown about – Notably a quote from Lauren Wainright who cried “libel” at Rab’s remarks, and removal of any mention of the Twitter contest PS3 winner, VG247′s Dave Cook, who’s been stubbornly defending his position ever since in the comments and on Twitter.

An unedited version of the article is still available on NeoGaf.

This has also meant that Rab has stepped down from writing any more Eurogamer articles, which is a damn shame, as he was one of the only things worth reading.

RTG has it’s own issues with publisher PR. We’ve essentially been blackballed for review copies by many over the fact we’re not adding to their precious Metacritic average. It probably doesn’t help that we’re brutally honest either. Maybe DaddyBrown will write something about that at some point. I keep asking him to…

EDIT: It turns out the girl shouting libel (at Rab’s commentary about her Tomb Raider tweet) has been recently working for Square Enix.

She’s also protected her twitter in an attempt to cover up anything she’s said… You couldn’t make it up… More info on Penny Arcade.