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Your Top 6 Greediest Video Game Companies and Why

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My top 6 are, in order:

1. Microsoft: Makes you pay a subscription for online play. Takes well known PC titles and have them ported to the 360 (i.e. Minecraft and The Witcher 2). Takes titles that are PC and 360 that are doing well and make them 360 exclusive (i.e. Gears of War and Halo). Forces users to pay for specialized hard drives only for the 360 so they can get even more money. Forces you to pay to change your GFWL/Xbox Live name.

2. EA: They suck

3. Ubisoft: They suck too. I hate Uplay.

4. Activision: Won't stop making Call of Duty games. They're making a Walking Dead first person shooter. They shut down Radical Entertainment.

5. Sony: Used an online pass code for Uncharted 3. Moved the ability to copy saved game data to a flash drive from all users to Playstation Plus members only. Just like Microsoft, they made the Vita use specialized SD cards that are expensive for the amount of data they hold.

6. Hammerpoint Interactive: They "borrowed" ideas from other games and use them in War Z. Makes you pay $30 for a crappy Day Z clone in alpha stage. The War Z sucks.

And there you have it. my top 6. Well, the ones I just got off the top of my head anyway. As you can see most of the reasons I made aren't serious but this topic is just to speak your mind biggrin.gif
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This thread is bad and you should feel bad.
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You've probably never heard of Nexon America biggrin.gif
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Konami - Pro Evo Soccer - They have been rebirthing that sh!# for the last 5 years.

The new next gen consoles will come out next year and FIFA will blow them away. its such a shame.
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Valve - They keep giving us steam sales and making games free to play.

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This thread is a terrible idea, but I will say that I think virtually all video game publishing companies only wish that they could aspire to the heights of abusive customer service, and field-salting that Activision has proven capable of.
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1) EA
2) EA
3) EA
4) EA
5) EA
6) EA

I can't think of any other company as greedy as EA, lol. First of all, they release their so beloved sports series EVERY year. All they do to the "new" game every single year is that they update the players in the game. That's it. And people use 50-60 bucks every year for the same game as they paid for last year.
 
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1) EA
2) EA
3) EA
4) EA
5) EA
6) EA
I can't think of any other company as greedy as EA, lol. First of all, they release their so beloved sports series EVERY year. All they do to the "new" game every single year is that they update the players in the game. That's it. And people use 50-60 bucks every year for the same game as they paid for last year.

You just described every video game publisher big enough to get away with it, with the exception of Valve who essentially doesn't make games anymore. lol
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Well im gonna tap in and say Nintendo

They expect you to pay £40 for a game for starters.... For a 3DS Game... I mean when the PSP came out you were paying £35 at the max but most the times £30, For a portable games should be £30 at max IMO

Its not just that though, Sure there 3DS store is rather new but they rarely have sales and if anything is on sale it will be 30% at max, Also a lot of GBC games cost like £7.19 Even M$ store is better than that

Then with the Wii U and the 3DS if your system breaks you cant get your games back, Heres hoping that they fix that as they said they would be linking the 2 accounts
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