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Insomniac Games Releases Statement "Strongly Opposing" Trump Immigration Ban

by Javy Gwaltney on Jan 30, 2017 at 01:42 PM

Today, Insomniac Games, the developer behind Ratchet & Clank and the upcoming Spider-Man game, released a video statement concerning the executive order that President Donald Trump issued that barred visitors, refugees, immigrants, green card holders from seven Middle Eastern countries from entering or traveling to the United States.

In the video, founder Ted Price stands in front of his team at the Burbank studio to issue the statement:

We at Insomniac Games stand united in strongly opposing President Trump's immigration ban. There's no question that these orders will harm us as a company and many of our team members. So we ask: is this the American way? Is discriminating based on religious faith or national origin American?

Absolutely not.

This is a deplorable, discriminatory act that we, and many others across the nation, believe is patently unconstitutional. We have been, are, and will always be a nation of immigrants.

You can watch the statement in full right here:

[View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2485MmEBwI:610:343]

Earlier today, the ESA also issued a statement on the immigration ban.

 

Our Take
Two statements against the ban in one day. I wonder how many more we'll see rise from the industry in the weeks to come.