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Mass Effect, FIFA, and The Sims publisher Electronic Arts is the worst company in the United States, according to the results of over 250,000 votes on consumer affairs blog The Consumerist. EA knocked out Bank of America in the final round to secure the title, winning the site's "Golden Poo" award.


i sure didnt see this coming....rolleyes.gif
   
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you know its bad when they are worse than a Bank...
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lol

Nice defense by them,
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GameSpot, EA senior director of corporate communications John Reseburg said, "We're sure that bank presidents, oil, tobacco, and weapons companies are all relieved they weren't on the list this year. We’re going to continue making award-winning games and services played by more than 300 million people worldwide."

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Not surprised honestly..
Although by the statement they released, doesn't seem they are going to change anything.. rolleyes.gif
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I just don't understand. If I was in the position to run such a huge company and won this award, I would liquidate it. A company isn't worth having if the vast majority you are servicing hates you. This is 100% factual evidence the passion behind game development at EA is dead. I really hope the CEO or however EA is structured can't sleep for at the very least for tonight. Absolutely disgusting to have such established greed amongst humanity.
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Not surprised honestly..
Although by the statement they released, doesn't seem they are going to change anything.. rolleyes.gif

That's the impression I got too.

What's funny is that they're trying really hard on Battlefield 3, which is consistently pointed out for being far better than MW3, yet Activision isn't on that list. That's a little ironic. I gotta hand it to them though... Mass Effect 3's ending was disappointing, and Origin is not winning any awards for awesomeness either.
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That's the impression I got too.
What's funny is that they're trying really hard on Battlefield 3, which is consistently pointed out for being far better than MW3, yet Activision isn't on that list. That's a little ironic.

this has nothing to do with games, this is about a company

activision is far better company for support, updates customer service, customer loyalty, then EA is.
   
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As much as I hate Origin and how EA buys up franchises just to ruin them, they aren't that bad.
 
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pfff i was half expecting to see apple win but this is an acceptable winner in my books
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I just don't understand. If I was in the position to run such a huge company and won this award, I would liquidate it. A company isn't worth having if the vast majority you are servicing hates you. This is 100% factual evidence the passion behind game development at EA is dead. I really hope the CEO or however EA is structured can't sleep for at the very least for tonight. Absolutely disgusting to have such established greed amongst humanity.

If what you are saying is actually the case, then they wouldn't have a company in the first place.

A sample of 250k out of the reported 300 million people who play EA games isn't exactly the "vast majority" now is it?


Tbh, I'm sure EA would actually care if this wasn't posted by a blog.
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