Last year’s sequel to sleeper hit Borderlands was somewhat infamous for its use of referential humor. Response to its release involved a lot of screenshots of the game showing (albeit cherry picked) heavy use of memes.
Yesterday Anthony Burch, the lead writer for Borderlands 2, posted a tweet complaining that Far Cry 3 got nominated for a writing BAFTA. He was promptly met with harsh reproach as he was told that the writing in his game was less than stellar in places and wasn’t even all his writing. The post and its responses can be seen here:
For more of the amusing exchanges you can visit Anthony’s twitter here.