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At the end of November last year, Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello said that he believed consolidation opportunities within the industry were drying up. Two days later, Vivendi merged with Activision in an $18.9 billion deal. Yet more consolidation appears to be on the cards, as Electronic Arts itself slowly moves toward a potentially hostile takeover of Rockstar parent Take-Two Interactive.
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A tri-merge?
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I dont get it...
    
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Hmmmm I hope this doesn't happen... I just.. I just miss squaresoft
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please god make EA stop.
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Hmmmm I hope this doesn't happen... I just.. I just miss squaresoft
Final Fantasy X was a square soft game right? That's the last final fantasy game that was any good imo, crisis core doesnt count because they already had the foundation for a good game there, eg square soft's FF7
    
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Ea needs to stop getting bigger, and focus on making a few good games, instead of tons of crappy ones with their logo on it.
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Uhh, SquareEnix, king of remakes, merges with the other king of remakes(madden). It's a fail-fail for us!
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It didn't say anything about EA and SquareEnix merging in the article. It just stated that the president of SquareEnix would consider acquisitions to make it's world sales increase. Unless I'm missing something here, the only paragraph that talks about EA is the opening paragraph that has nothing to do with SquareEnix.
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It didn't say anything about EA and SquareEnix merging in the article. It just stated that the president of SquareEnix would consider acquisitions to make it's world sales increase. Unless I'm missing something here, the only paragraph that talks about EA is the opening paragraph that has nothing to do with SquareEnix.
people just dont bother to read the entire article anymore - its kinda sad XD


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Final Fantasy X was a square soft game right? That's the last final fantasy game that was any good imo, crisis core doesnt count because they already had the foundation for a good game there, eg square soft's FF7
no - FFX was the first square enix title
FFIX was the last square soft title. The reason why playonline never took off is because they merged. Incase no one knows, playonline was originally going to be a major online community where easter eggs and in-game secrets were to be discussed, ect. (Think GameFAQS) but once they merged, playonline got killed off and made into FFXI's program.
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Are they considering merging with anybody in particular or do they just want to merge?
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