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post #71 of 101
Anyone remember playing Kart Rider? First Nexon game I've ever played and enjoyed the hell out of it. I think it was out before maplestory too.

Don't really care if they buy EA or not though.
post #72 of 101
There's no way Nexon could be that big..

Seriously?
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Are their CEO and Board of Directors a bunch of idiots?? Start spending more time on your games and stop being so greedy. Your greed is leading to your downfall! Its all backfiring on you! Make games like you used to EA like back in the old days of like 98-2003. If they dont fix their problem then they deserve to be bought out and/or destroyed. I'm sure the dev's would love to spend more time on the games and getting paid more... BUT NO, EA's reputation comes from their leaders.
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Explain to me how a company that is worth not even a third of EA is going to buy EA?
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I really think people under estimate Nexon's wealth. I knew Scores of people that spent well over 100$ a month on MapleStory, and that was just on the Server that I played, there is like 20 servers for GMS now. then you got MSEA KMS EMS... Micro Transactions make a lot of money!

At my peak I would spend 100$ a WEAK! It sounds sad, and it was. I will never let my self play a MMO because of it!

Nexon is spread over the entire world like a money sucking plague on today's youth. I'll take Crappy EA over Nexon any day of the week, especially if they make a real Spore2 tongue.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jcyle View Post

Nexon is just as bad as EA.. but negative and negative equals to positive no?tongue.gif
Negative TIMES a negative = Positive

Negative PLUS negative = Negative
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Originally Posted by Mygaffer View Post

Explain to me how a company that is worth not even a third of EA is going to buy EA?

This has already been covered. wink.gif
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Originally Posted by modinn View Post

EA has a market cap of $5.29 billion. Nexon has a market cap of 652 billion JPY (yen). Going rate of USD to Yen is 81 Yen : 1 USD. Therefore Nexon's market cap is roughly $8 billion. EA according to its 2011 FY financial statement has assets worth up to $4.928 billion, and equity is only $2.564 billion. Therefore, YOU in fact are wrong sir. EA doesn't have the equity to buy Nexon two times over.
Also to add to the fact, Nexon's stock keeps going up while EA's is hitting a 52 week low before today. So who's in the better position now? Of course EA's stock jumped up a bit today in rumor that they are going to be bought (in speculation of better profits?).
Please do a google search before posting stuff like that.
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post #77 of 101
When I saw Nexon I immediately thought of an oil company. What I'd like to see is the monopoly that EA has with it's god awful Madden franchise go away. Exclusive NFL rights should not be granted for any games. 2k sports made fun football games. Madden requires five years of head coaching experience to play. mad.gif
post #78 of 101
Ill be sad if this happens. Ive been playing Combat arms for over an year now, it has become a terrible, terrible game, it still is. They do not have any phone/chat support to any games, I don't understand why EA would sell themselves to this company.
Pray it doesn't happen....
post #79 of 101
Well clearly they wanna bring Maple Story to next-gen consoles.
post #80 of 101
Nexon is extremely rich, the korean/asian side of customer support is great, the north american side on the other hand is terrible and they screw up every game they put their hands on
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