Zoe Quinn

Game Designer

Birthday January 11, 1987

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace New York

Age 36 years old

#86284 Most Popular


Game developer and programmer who was the subject of the 2014 blogpost, written by her ex-boyfriend, that sparked the Gamergate controversy.

Before Fame

She grew up playing video games and started suffering from depression in her teens, which inspired her to create the game Depression Quest.


Following the extensive harassment she received from Gamergate, she helped found Cash Override, which eventually became part of the Online Abuse Prevention Initiative.

Family Life

She grew up in New York state but later moved to Canada. She's had both an NTag216 chip and magnet implanted in her hand.

Associated With

She and Anita Sarkeesian were both suffered from harassment as part of the Gamergate controversy.