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Well, this just became a whole lot more interesting day for EA.

The CEO of EA just announced that he will be stepping down effective March 30th.

I'm sure that is purely a coincidence. rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by 47 Knucklehead View Post

Well, this just became a whole lot more interesting day for EA.

The CEO of EA just announced that he will be stepping down effective March 30th.

I'm sure that is purely a coincidence. rolleyes.gif

He probably was saying, one more screwup, and im ditching this trainwreck of a company.. You may be the CEO, but that doesn't mean you can control everything, its up to your managers to do what they are told.
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My two cents:

I preordered the game. Got the Deluxe Edition for $10 more, didn't install the game until last night.

I logged on, played, built a small city and let the computer run overnight. Woke up and had a cool million in my bank account (along with streets filled with trash and sewage.

Saved, went to work.

FWIW I have had zero issues with this game, and am perfectly happy with it. Not everyone waited but this was my own experience.

And yes, the AI is stupid. Same with the previous Sim City games. Boo hoo.
    
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Originally Posted by 47 Knucklehead View Post

Well, this just became a whole lot more interesting day for EA.

The CEO of EA just announced that he will be stepping down effective March 30th.

I'm sure that is purely a coincidence. rolleyes.gif

 

EA has become institutionalized, turned into an cognizant entity with a mind of its own. Even though they may have a new CEO, they will not shed their "Evil Galactic Empire" image any time soon.

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post #35 of 84
this is becoming more entertaining then watching frickfrock eat Ferrero Rochers dipped in nutella wheee.gif but sadly I'm running out of popcorn
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EA keeping it classy as usual.
haha so true, moneywhores
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Just truly sad what EA has done to video gaming in general. Ruining franchises, treating paying customers like trash...where does it end?
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I used to think that Ubisoft would always be my favorite publisher to hate, but EA is giving them a serious run for their money in that department.

In any case I don't buy games published by EA, plain and simple.
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It's never going to stop because once EA releases a new game people will ignore all of this and rush by the flocks
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So...who's gonna defend EA on this one? tongue.gif
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