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Consumerist, the organisers of the Worst Company in America award, has stated that EA may once again win the dubious accolade when voting opens.
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"We haven’t even begun to ask for nominations from readers for the next Worst Company In America tournament, but some are already making the case for once again giving the Golden Poo trophy to reigning two-time WCIA winner Electronic Arts."

Source: http://www.gameranx.com/updates/id/19808/article/ea-in-the-running-for-america-s-worst-company-for-third-year/
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Bet they win because we all have a love-to-hate-relationship with EA.
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Figures, the Worst Company in America award would go to a company in the entertainment market.
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I don't remember them doing anything particularly bad this year. They even announced that they're adding offline to Sim City. I think there's a good chance they'll win anyway since people hold a grudge against them for what they've done in the past.
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They only win because the truly awful companies are the best-in-the-biz at hiding what they do from the public eye. EA is a gaming company, for crying out loud. I have no love for EA, but it boggles my mind that anyone can even CONSIDER them as the worst company in America when you have anyone from big oil/energy or big pharma in the bullpen.
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Makes perfect sense, their reaction to last year was something along the lines of "We're going to continue to make award winning games"...

And then they listened to every single piece of feedback about BF3 and made each area as terrible as they could... Bam. PC Gamer 84%
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BF4 should be enough to show why EA is considered. Tho my vote would be Microsoft. Severely dissapoint with them this year
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I don't remember them doing anything particularly bad this year. They even announced that they're adding offline to Sim City. I think there's a good chance they'll win anyway since people hold a grudge against them for what they've done in the past.

Eh, buggy launch of Battlefield 4, always-online-cloud-intensifies Simcity launch (now it appears that it was so easy to turn game to offline), Dead Space 3...

While i'm ok with offline patch of Simcity, game still has issues, such as city sizes
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