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EA is run by out of touch arrogant cunts

Discussion in 'Computer and Console Gaming' started by Psychopath, Apr 6, 2013.

  1. Psychopath

    Psychopath Plata O Plomo

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    Fuck this company.
    http://consumerist.com/2013/04/05/e...-success-on-homophobes-and-whiny-madden-fans/


     
  2. Psychopath

    Psychopath Plata O Plomo

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    Article continued.
     
  3. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    Fuck EA and their shitty business practices. They did it to themselves.
     
  4. Neon

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    OK, now that was a severe tactical error. What mister idiot doesn't realize is that his target audience ALL KNOW that the internet is abuzz with how fucked EA and Sim City 5 are. They are already computer gamers with access to the internet (They have to because of YOUR Always Online requirements, moron), and they've seen all the mods that do it better than the original, they've seen the horrific response to the criticism, they've seen EA's CEO forced out of the fucking company over this. None of them, not ONE, will buy that this is about homophobia, and since the gaming community is by and large way more socially liberal, you are actually offending most of your customers by insinuating that their hatred of your business practices is homophobic.

    Somebody hire this guy a PR firm. Yikes.
     
  5. d0uche_n0zzle

    d0uche_n0zzle **Negative_Creep**

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    Gaming executives really should use their own product.
     
  6. Don the Radio Guy

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    I assume they're talking about the same sex relationships in SWTOR. Which the fans have been overwhelmingly demanding for over a year. They finally added them in the new expansion.

    Behind a pay wall.

    If homophobia is to blame it's on the part of EA.
     
  7. Psychopath

    Psychopath Plata O Plomo

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    I agree with everything you just posted. What I find funny is that they are going to take the title of worst company in America for the second year in a row and this jerkoff is blaming the customers. The people who buy his products are being blamed for his companies own idiocy and anti consumer business model. What a jizz bucket.
     
  8. Psychopath

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    I really wish the gaming industry would go back to the way it was in the 90's where it was focused on the product and not how much money the consumer can be milked out of.
     
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  9. Gorilla Pimp

    Gorilla Pimp Popped a molly i'm sweatin, WOO

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    2k sports got the rights to make the nba games, and they do a much better job of making a solid basketball game. This is the last year EA has exclusive rights for the college football game, so I wonder if anybody else steps up to the plate next year.
     
  10. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    Nothing is going to change with sports franchises until EA lets go of the NFL. 2k was on their way to destroying them and putting Madden to rest till they bought the rights.
     
  11. Yesterdays Hero

    Yesterdays Hero She's better than you, Smirkalicious.

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    Skip anything EA makes. Why get let down?
     
  12. DR. Jimcy M.E.

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    In other news, water is wet, jews are cheap, and the sky is blue.

    EA gonna EA.
     
  13. VicVinegar

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    I stopped with EA after buying Madden and Tiger Woods '10. Madden and TW were full of ads. TW even when you would be setting up for a shot. It is one thing to put ads around the stadium and have real brand products in the golf game, but don't have some McDonald's ad campaign pop up when I am on the tee.

    2010 was also the first year where course unlocks weren't unlocks anymore, but micro purchases. Including one you played as part of the "season" mode. That really was when I knew this company had turned to shit.
     
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  14. Gorilla Pimp

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    It's not just EA though. All games are following suit. The NASCAR video game i play just released the brand new generation 6 cars on the game. And you can own them all, for the low price of something like 40 gamer points a piece. And that would be cool, if you could earn gamerpoints, instead of having to buy packets of them from microsoft.
     
  15. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules I'm Gonna Be The Bestest Pilot In The Whole Galaxy

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    After reading this, I briefly looked into the Mass Effect ending. Whose fault does the shoulders lie on for that- EA or the game developers? Admittedly, I'm not into gaming, but am I incorrect in seeing EA as sort of the studio while the people writing/making the game are the production company. Did EA force it to have a lame ending or were the developers lazy and EA is taking the blame for it?
     
  16. Guilty Spark

    Guilty Spark It's freeing and refreshing

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    None of this matters. Dude could say all gamers fuck their mothers and that he eats babies for breakfast. They could win this poll every year until the end of time.
    Madden will still sell like gangbusters every year and this company will continue making truckloads of money.
     
  17. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    EA publishes NASCAR games. You are dealing with the same company.
     
  18. Gorilla Pimp

    Gorilla Pimp Popped a molly i'm sweatin, WOO

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    No. this game is made by EUTECHNYX and Activision
     
  19. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    Just read they lost the license years ago. Eh.
     
  20. Gorilla Pimp

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    Doesn't matter though... Microsoft games do the same things with map packs. Hey we made 4 new maps for you to play on Halo, or gears of war! And we want you to play them! for 10 bucks for each available DLC.

    I bought Fight Night Champion(EA) as a used game for 15 bucks. When I got home with it and put it in, i had to pay an extra 10 bucks to use it online.
     
  21. Yesterdays Hero

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    The ending to ME3, and the clusterfuck of merch needed between ME2 and ME3, was the fault of EA. Bioware Edmonton hammered the game out, but EA disliked the ending that was in the works. So they had Bioware alter it to taste.

    Exact same thing happened with Dragon Age to Dragon Age 2. EA adds developers to the studios, and refuses to leave shit alone.

    The result is a company (EA) that does not give a fuck what gamers in general think, as they're still making retarded money off their chain franchise games (Sports being a big one). Until gamers decide to stay away from EA products, this trend (and microtransaction whoring) will continue, and get worse. For the lamenting that a section of people give, way more are into it.

    Honestly best to stay with the generation of games before things shit the bed.
     
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  22. Gorilla Pimp

    Gorilla Pimp Popped a molly i'm sweatin, WOO

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    I will say this... I loved Dead Space and Dead Space 2, and those are both EA games.
     
  23. ruckstande

    ruckstande Posts mostly from the shitter.

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    Mass Effect 2 epic, ME3 fucking sucked. I started playing it and stopped about an hour in. Took me months to play it again. Loved Dead Space but got bored with 2. Command and Conquer was a great series that got terrible as time went on. Stopped playing that a long while ago.
     
  24. DR. Jimcy M.E.

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    EA is very very famous for rushing it's publishers to the starting gate when they're not ready. So games with bugs and unfinished parts are very common for them. When they purchased Bioware after mass effect 2 people knew it was a turn for the worst.

    Dragon Age 2 was the first victim of their meddling.
     
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  25. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules I'm Gonna Be The Bestest Pilot In The Whole Galaxy

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    Thanks for the answers Yesterdays Hero and DR. Jimcy M.E. And I would be pissed if the ending to something that I had spent years following said "buy more shit."
     

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