Tripwire Interactive President's Trending Twitter Controversy Explained [UPDATE]
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Tripwire Interactive President’s Trending Twitter Controversy Explained [UPDATE]

Tripwire Interactive President's Trending Twitter Controversy Explained [UPDATE]
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Tripwire Interactive President’s Trending Twitter Controversy Explained [UPDATE]

UPDATE 9/6: Following the outrage and backlash outlined in this post, John Gibson has stepped down as CEO, effective immediately, as his words do not fall in line with Tripwire’s values, the company says in an official statement.

You can read the original story here.

Tripwire InteractivePerhaps most well-known for his work in developing theKilling FloorSeries and publishing rivalry 2Thanks to John Gibson’s controversial comments became a trending topic on Twitter. Gibson, a pro-life game developer, took to Twitter following the Texas Senate 8 Abortion Bill. Gibson’s support for anti-abortion during the recent heat generated a fierce backlash. This article includes mentions of sexual assault and abortion as they relate to the court case.

Tripwire Interactive President's Trending Twitter Controversy Explained [UPDATE]

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The Tripwire-published Chivalry 2 received a lot of praise. However, Gibson’s view on Roe V. Wade was not. Gibson’s statement was discussed in over 25k tweets at the time. However, several studios that have worked with Tripwire disassociated themselves from the tweet. Gibson’s motivation to share the opinion seems to have been due to the number of “vocal peers” on the other side.

UPDATE 9/6: Following the outrage and backlash outlined in this post, John Gibson has stepped down as CEO, effective immediately, as his words do not fall in line with Tripwire’s values, the company says in an official statement.

You can read the original story here.

Tripwire InteractivePerhaps most well-known for his work in developing theKilling FloorSeries and publishing rivalry 2Thanks to John Gibson’s controversial comments became a trending topic on Twitter. Gibson, a pro-life game developer, took to Twitter following the Texas Senate 8 Abortion Bill. Gibson’s support for anti-abortion during the recent heat generated a fierce backlash. This article includes mentions of sexual assault and abortion as they relate to the court case.

The Tripwire-published Chivalry 2 received a lot of praise. However, Gibson’s view on Roe V. Wade was not. Gibson’s statement was discussed in over 25k tweets at the time. However, several studios that have worked with Tripwire disassociated themselves from the tweet. Gibson’s motivations to share the opinion are likely due to the number of “vocal peers” on the other side.

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Tripwire Interactive President’s Trending Twitter Controversy Explained [UPDATE]
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