‘Sibley Put’ is where Josh Sibley, real American hero, boldly and unabashedly dissects the hot-button issues of modern video gaming and its surrounding culture. Everything he says is to be taken as personally as possible, so get those brows ready for some serious-ass furrowing. You babies.
This. This is actually it. After almost 20 years, one of my oldest favorite companies responsible for my favorite video game character of all time has finally let me know in no uncertain terms that they want nothing to do with me.
They have told me in the clearest language possible that they do not care about their fans, much less listen to them, even to the point that they will create PR nightmares in order to ignore them. They have actually made the entire process of becoming a fan of one of their properties toxic. They are so obsessed with squeezing every last drop out of an even moderately successful game that they will sacrifice anything, and they have communicated in the most succinct way I can think of that whoever is in charge of the company is utterly impervious to anything resembling common sense or even a rudimentary understanding of the game industry. Continue reading »