Much like love, hate can make us do some crazy things. In the heat of the hateful moment, we tend to lash out at people; maybe say some things we shouldn’t have said. Once the moment’s passed, we might regret our harsh choice of words, or our aggression directed at our adoring fans. Apologies may diminish the flames--but no matter how much you want to leave your outburst behind, the Internet never forgets.
The most outspoken game developers are only human (as far as we know), and like all humans, they occasionally err. These are some of the most seething, snarky, or just plain vicious statements uttered by and attributed to some of the industry’s brightest minds. Whether they have remorse for their choice of words or embrace the hatred in both arms, there’s no denying the malice that fuels these Tweets and quotes.