Mitch Dyer Recounts His Experience Working with Steve Butts and Tal Blevins at IGN

Mitch Dyer, a former IGN writer, speaks out about his experience working with Steve Butts and Tal Blevins. He says he felt “exploited, manipulated, and afraid for my job at nearly every turn.” Seems that the Games Industry is on fire with allegations and controversies these past weeks.

Mitch Dyer, a former IGN writer, recounts his experiences with Steve Butts and Tal Blevins

In a series of tweets, Mitch Dyer shared his experiences working with both Steve Butts and Tal Blevins during his time at IGN. It seems that Steve Butts and Tal Blevins were a large contributor of workplace toxicity back then. Please note that the following tweets contain harsh language that may be unsuitable for some people:

Mitch also stated that when they went out to chase stories, Steve Butts and Tal Blevins would stay on expensive Air BnBs and the other employees would have to share rooms in very cheap motels.

He goes further and talks about one of the articles he was writing where Steve and Tal added gossip to it.

He closes the series of tweets by saying that he doesn’t have anything against IGN, but only towards Steve Butts and Tal Blevins.

To get the full story, check out Mitch Dyer’s series of tweets.

The Games Industry has been on fire these past few weeks with news about sexual harassment and the review bombing of The Last of Us 2. Both are things that the games industry need to work on. As I was writing this piece, an interesting tweet has found its way to my timeline:

The tweet talks about the games industry. The reception thus far has been positive, with people being delighted that someone has finally taken action to write about it.

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