CEO of Video Game Development Company Cancelled After Voicing Support for Pro-Life Position

The Christian CEO of a video game development company has been axed from his position just days after voicing support for the Texas pro-life law, stepping down amid intense backlash from customers and clients over his position.

John Gibson, the President, and CEO of Tripwire Interactive, a video game development company he co-founded in 2005, came out in support of Texas’ recent pro-life legislation, which makes it illegal to abort a baby after it has a heartbeat, usually around the 6th week.

This was instantly met with shrieking scorn and derision from blue-check customers, clients, and other industry professionals.

As these things tend to go, with partners pledging to discontinue business and unable to stand the heat, a statement was released saying that Gibson’s comments “disregarded the values of the team” and was out from his role.

According to NME:

His interim successor Alan Wilson has been at Tripwire since it launched in 2005 and will work to “address concerns” raised by employees and partners over the last day.

This will likely include reaching out to Shipwright Studios – who worked on Chivalry 2 and Maneater with Tripwire – after the studio moved to cancel all existing contracts “effective immediately” following Gibson’s stance. On the community side, CohhCarnage – a Twitch streamer with over 1.4million followers – announced that he would be boycotting Tripwire due to the controversy.

There was been no comment from Gibson since stepping down.



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5 thoughts on “CEO of Video Game Development Company Cancelled After Voicing Support for Pro-Life Position

  1. Good on this man for standing by his convictions and not being a complete coward like the other 99% of the world that claim to be Christian. Hopefully he has a good church around him to support him through this time of trial and persecution. Hold to God and he will be your refuge.

  2. What is so absolutely confounding is the fact that women can still kill their babies for up to 6 weeks. Even the most dim meth-head can figure out she’s pregnant within 6 weeks.
    Liberals are unquestionably mentally ill and demented.

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