Wild Games Studio, the company behind Day One: Garry's Incident, is currently caught up in a controversy surrounding criticism of its game on YouTube. Immensely popular PC game critic John "TotalBiscuit" Bain has accused the studio of trying to censor him underhandedly, and he's got the evidence.
Bain's highly critical video on Garry's Incident was removed from YouTube after a copyright claim had been filed against it. In his latest video, the self-styled Cynical Brit revealed that Wild Games issued the claim, while studio chief Stephane Woods stated Bain had no right to use footage of the game.
"We protected out copyright because Total Biscuit has no right making advertising revenues with out license," Woods stated on the Steam forums. Any typos or erroneous spacing in names belong to him.
Bain fired back by revealing he was issued a review copy from Wild Games with the understanding that he was going to record footage from it and monetize it on YouTube. He also pointed out that less popular videos have not been taken down, and that Wild Games specifically targeted only the most viewed one.... read more