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5 reasons for gamers to watch Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet

From left: David Hornsby, Charlotte Nicdao, Jessie Ennis and Rob McElhenney in Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet.
From left: David Hornsby, Charlotte Nicdao, Jessie Ennis and Rob McElhenney in Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet.PHOTO: APPLE TV+

New Apple TV+ comedy series shows both the good and bad of gaming culture

On screen, gamers are often depicted as misfits and nerds. And accusations of sexism and harassment have come to light since the 2014 Gamergate controversy, when female game developers and critics were targeted by male gamers.

Debuting on Friday, the new Apple TV+ series Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet - a comedy set in a video game development company - will poke fun at that image.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 05, 2020, with the headline '5 reasons for gamers to watch Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet'. Print Edition | Subscribe