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Originally Posted by JMCB View Post

Isn't this the second year in a row?
Honestly, after the free game fiasco, and them letting people keep their games, you think people would hate on them JUST a little less.

Maybe, but the whole invalid pre-order, gotta re-purchase, MOHW fiasco counters any free games.
Check out this MOHW forum thread. If linking external threads is verboten I apologize in advance.
http://battlelog.battlefield.com/mohw/forum/threadview/2832654348285056032/

And a gem I found there also-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-LE0ycgkBQ
Edited by BulletSponge - 11/2/12 at 10:01pm
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almost as greedy as apple

At least when you buy a copy of an Apple software, you own the copy you just purchased.

When you buy a copy of an EA game, you're buying a license to use it and agreeing that EA can revoke your license at any time for any reason whatsoever. You didn't buy the game. You bought permission to play it. You can also be assured it'll be plagued by excessive amounts of DRM that harm the consumer.
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Originally Posted by Usario View Post

At least when you buy a copy of an Apple software, you own the copy you just purchased.
When you buy a copy of an EA game, you're buying a license to use it and agreeing that EA can revoke your license at any time for any reason whatsoever. You didn't buy the game. You bought permission to play it. You can also be assured it'll be plagued by excessive amounts of DRM that harm the consumer.

Just like stream or any other cloud client out there. rolleyes.gif
EA isn't the worst company in world, i can think of many other that harm and kill people through their business but don't let me stop this EA hate fest.
post #14 of 23
lol this does not suprise me when they been milking people for a decade on sports games just updating rosters.
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post #15 of 23
Not a fan of EA at all, but I think Best Buy is worse, with Sony a close second.
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well they won "The Worst Company in America" trophy rolleyes.gif
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I can't decide which one is worse, Best Buy or EA....thinking.gif
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I can't decide which one is worse, Best Buy or EA....thinking.gif

I'm happy with letting them share the award.
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Keep in mind that EA had to beat out Sony (SNE), Best Buy (BBY), and Comcast (CMCSA) in heated rounds before dethroning Bank of America (BAC) at the final. You have to be pretty bad to stink in the eyes of the masses against those companies.

This article is DUMB! Keep in mind this is a reader poll, not a scientific survey. Sure EA is pretty sucky, but they can't hold a candle to Activision, let alone all the companies on that list above. Such a stupid article, I am surprised it's been two pages and only one other person noticed this is non-sense.
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This article is DUMB! Keep in mind this is a reader poll, not a scientific survey. Sure EA is pretty sucky, but they can't hold a candle to Activision, let alone all the companies on that list above. Such a stupid article, I am surprised it's been two pages and only one other person noticed this is non-sense.

I guessing a mod changed the thread title. It was originally something like "EA now the worst company in the US," which in no way implies a scientific study. Saying any company is the "worst" is mostly subjective and opinion-based.
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