Tripwire Interactive CEO Steps Down After Massive Pro-Life Backlash

After voicing support for the recent Texas law that bans abortion CEO of Tripwire John Gibson steps down

By Grayshadow, Posted 07 Sep 2021

The Texas laws banning abortion have seen large amounts of backlash and recently Tripwire Interactive's CEO John Gibson decided to voice his support for the law. This was met with massive backlash, even supporting studios who worked for Tripwire like Shipwright Studios decided to cut support from the company. Now after a harsh weekend, Gibson has stepped down from his position. 

Tripwire Interactive,NoobFeed,

BREAKING: Tripwire Interactive CEO John Gibson is stepping down following severe backlash against his tweet supporting the Texas law that bans abortion after six weeks and deputizes private citizens to sue anyone who aids in the procedure, the company says

— Jason Schreier (@jasonschreier) September 7, 2021

Tripwire issued a full statement:

"His comments disregarded the values of our whole team, our partners and much of our broader community. Our leadership team at Tripwire are deeply sorry and are unified in our commitment to take swift action and to foster a more positive environment."

Alan Wilson, vice president, will take over starting now.

Adam Siddiqui,
Managing Editor, NoobFeed

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Platform(s): PC
Publisher(s): Tripwire Interactive, Deep Silver
Developer(s): Tripwire Interactive, Blindside Interactive
Genres: Action, Adventure
Themes: Aquatic, Role-Playing
Release Date: 2020-05-22

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