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They aren't even in a position to have a negative impact on people's lives outside of releasing bad games that you could avoid anyway.
There are plenty worse companies than them that this could have gone to.
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Originally Posted by The_Hairy_Yak View Post

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.

Grow a thicker skin.... or step down as CEO....

Why would liquidate a profitable company with no major issues? Public opinion is fickle.

Just because some or even most people do not like you as company, it does not mean people will still not continue to buy your products.
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64% of the Consumerist responders might hate on EA, but everyone will flock to the stores with their $$$ to buy the next cookie-cutter sequel to any one of their game franchises.

You don't have to be liked by Consumerist responders to make money. You don't have to be liked by everyone or even anyone to make money.
    
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Ubisoft?
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The lot of you are underestimating the wrath of a woman nerd scorned (the antifanboy).

People who use technology like a computer for entertainment are more likely to whine on the internet. This by no means suggests that most people are unhappy with EA, or that their gripes are logical. To me, that a bank made it to #2 is much worse in light of the reality of what I've said. Besides, as long as companies that actually do damage to society, such as Apple, Walmart, etc., do not make it high on the list (if at all), then said results cannot be taken seriously.
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I am surprised EA won the prize.
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lool i was hoping it would be at&t

and i doubt ea is bank of america bad
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I would tend to think that a "Worst Company" would go out of business without some heavy subsidization. The fact that EA is on the list and still in business suggests that they are merely a divisive player in their industry.

I do hate EA though.
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Lets lay out the facts:

-There were 250,000 votes IN TOTAL for the whole competition spread out amongst around 30 companies.

-This means that the actual amount of people who voted in the finals could be any undisclosed amount, but it is likely not even half of the 250,000 total votes stated. 20 people could have voted in the finals for all we know. We only know the total amount of votes received during the entire competition.

-The site is a blog, not obliged to be objective in any way.

-Even if EA received 249,970 votes over the course of the competition, that's still a tiny number of people in comparison to the amount of people in America.

-People are idiots to despise the dealings of EA more than banks.
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Good.
EA is scum.
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