He had been working with Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment and its subsidiary FireSky on the Stargate Worlds MMO as Senior Vice President of Strategic Operations. However, Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment filed for bankruptcy on February 12, 2010 and no longer sells or operates Stargate: Resistance.
On March 11, 2013 Joe Ybarra announced a new kickstart project for a simulation game called Shackleton Crater billed as "is the lunar colonization strategy game based on today's science and tomorrow's dream." 
Video games produced or designed by Joe Ybarra
^"News :: CME Update". Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment. January 17, 2011. Retrieved February 26, 2011. "As we indicated in our previous announcement, as of January 16, 2011, we are unfortunately no longer able to sell or operate Stargate Resistance. We are actively evaluating options for Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment, Inc. and its products, and will update you as soon as additional information is available. Thank you for your continued support."