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The problem here, is that people claim they "won't purchase anything" made by EA, yet they turn around and feed EA more money once the latest game comes out. Only a small portion of people actually boycott a company like EA. Then, those very same people complain about the game they just bought, repeating the "[So-and-so] is a terrible company, let's boycott them!"
I've purchased EA games for years and will continue to so long as the game is high quality. I have no problem with EA and don't foresee any potential problems. A lot (read: 99%) of hate towards EA is unjustified and is spread through sheeple that can't think for themselves and rely on the masses to formulate their opinions.

I agree mostly with your statement, but I must add I like DICE and BF3 (that's why I bought it), but not EA. If I want to get a good game, I will buy one. But if I absolutely hated EA I wouldn't buy BF3, regardless of how good it is. Just like how people are with Apple on this forum, I believe most people find their products of good quality, except the company itself makes them not purchase Apple products.
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with this trend and people throwing accusations towards companies and bashing around sure it isnt going to change nothing but rather would make the companies thinks its a trend trolling
and not series to debute with even,we need to narrow down our points and stop the hatred ones
Edited by phinexswarm71 - 4/4/12 at 7:21pm
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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.
Yes they are. Sorry. They ruined Tiberium Sun, the Tiberium wars games. I loved them when they were with Westwood studios. Along with the RA and RA2. I couldnt play RA3 cause it sucked. BF1 was amazing along with those expansions but ill give them that. The rest besides BF3 which is all i play anymore is awesome but other than that, all the games are ruined like we all know and have said.
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They deserve this award. They've ruined more game franchises than anyone. Countless once thriving studios died in their hand (or become a shell).
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They deserve this award. They've ruined more game franchises than anyone. Countless once thriving studios died in their hand (or become a shell).

Well, surely that earns them your scorn but to call them "the worst company in America"? What's the deal with that? What about people who sell homeopathic medicine (basically voodoo) to cure serious illnesses? What about companies that kick people out of their homes without the proper paperwork to make bank?

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with this trend and people throwing accusations towards companies and bashing around sure it isnt going to change nothing but rather would make the companies thinks its a trend trolling
and not series to debute with even,we need to narrow down our points and stop the hatred ones

I mostly don't understand what you said but if I caught your last point you're saying that people should pick and choose their points of contention with the video game developers carefully. I agree with that, but whats serious to one person is a minor issue to another. Just look at the ending for ME3 (full disclosure: haven't played it, don't care); Some people feel that the developers lied to them about how much their in game actions would affect the ending. Is that serious or minor?
Edited by gelatin_factory - 4/4/12 at 9:38pm
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This is all just a big circlejerk of some teenagers/young adults who aren't happy with the way a video game company is operating.

It is in no way the worst company in America, this poll is completely irrelevant.

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They're response proves the issue, keep buying their games, keep getting crap!

I don't complain about a publisher, because I am on who buys a game based on the game, not the publisher or developer. Except Blizzard, I guess I'll buy anything they make lol
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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.
Yes they are. Sorry. They ruined Tiberium Sun, the Tiberium wars games. I loved them when they were with Westwood studios. Along with the RA and RA2. I couldnt play RA3 cause it sucked. BF1 was amazing along with those expansions but ill give them that. The rest besides BF3 which is all i play anymore is awesome but other than that, all the games are ruined like we all know and have said.

In my opinion C&C 3 and Kane's Wrath were the highlights of the C&C series. the graphics were beautiful and the gameplay was smooth. biggrin.gif

Crysis is always fun if you've got the superpowers mod as well. Nothing like fighting a horde of 200 soldiers when you're just as powerful as Iron Man. biggrin.gif
     
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EA is scum, but Bank of America is FAR worse.

Also I highly doubt EA is worse than pharmaceutical companies (making billions off of people suffering curable illnesses and diseases.. Yes, cancer is among them), oil conglomerates (Why are we still on oil?), and other greed-fueled companies.
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Dogs will bark but the caravan moves on, as they say. I dont see EA doing anything different as long as the cash keeps flowing in. Yeah, they will take the BioWare to "the pit of dead devs" prolly soonish, shoot it in the back so it drops on top of other previously awesome devs like Bullfrog, buy another dev with some good title and proceed to milk it for all its worth, etc etc.
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