Borderlands 2’s Tiny Tina Accused of Being Racist? Gearbox Responds
Borderlands 2 has been out for several months now, but it seems people might have just realized that Tiny Tina dialog might be a little racially insensitive. This has resulted in one massive Twitter jam. Check it out below.
PC Gamer reports that it all started with this:
That’s Mike Stacco, creative developer at Cryptozoic Entertainment tweeting to Borderlands 2 lead writer, Anthony Burch, creator of Tiny Tina. Stacco’s tweet kicked off a backlash from fans, who chipped in their own two cents on Tina’s dialogue:
Even Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford got involved:
You can check out the whole daisy-chain of events via PC Gamer’s piece at the link above, but it ended with this:
This is all a bit crazy, I played Borderlands 2 and she didn’t come off as racist at all. Copy the dialect of Urban talk is not racist.More From Playeressence Mario Kart Double Dash Final Fantasy Vs 13 on PS4 to Block Used Games 2 Wishlist PS4? Via NFC Tech? Playeressence Original Next Generation News All the Top Gaming News Content & Shows Central, All info here For the day here