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EA does more to damage EA's reputation than anyone.

I am trying to get EA to send the prepaid shipping label they promised so that I may return my copy of DA2 that I canceled but they shipped anyway.

I keep getting 'surveys' to rate their 'customer service' (what a joke!), but no shipping label. Believe me, when I am sure they have the DA2 disc their greedy little hands, they will get their 'review', and not one they will be exceptionally fond of, either.

Yesterday, in a reply to my latest inquiry about the shipping label, they said they issued a 'refund'. To which I replied that I was confused as to how a refund could have been issued when my CC was never charged.

Personally, I could not care less if EA banned me and everyone else from both their mismanaged forums, or their games. I, for one, intend to never buy another EA game, nor to play my DA O or Awakening again, so they can go piss up a rope, for all I care.
Edited by Arctucas - 3/12/11 at 7:09am
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post #132 of 151
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People seem to forget that EA is not just a publisher, they actually own (too many in my opinion) many games studios.



That's a scary amount of developers. Then there's EA's partners:



Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_Arts



Any attempt to blame piracy for poor sales of their games is just garbage IMO. Read the article I linked, you'll see that games with DRM that's more like a rootkit don't sell very well...

Garbage games get garbage sales. EA uses a quantity over quality approach. Bad DRM doesn't help the matter.

All the "developers" in the list have their own games series. Crysis, MoH and so on. EA tells them how to make it though, the developers won't have much of a choice in the end. They do a certain job and get paid for it, and nothing else.
Just gunna quote myself here and say that EA can really do some damage when push comes to shove. i.e. don't get on their bad side.
post #133 of 151
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Just gunna quote myself here and say that EA can really do some damage when push comes to shove. i.e. don't get on their bad side.
Oh no, big, bad EA is going to get me! Whatever shall I do?!?
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Oh no, big, bad EA is going to get me! Whatever shall I do?!?
Well they can de activate your games (which you paid good money for) and prevent from playing them online.
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Well they can de activate your games (which you paid good money for) and prevent from playing them online.
Read my previous post, I do not intend to re-play the two EA games I own, nor do I intend to patronize EA in the future.

I have had it with EA and their 'customer service', their elitist attitude, and their failure to honor their commitment.
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...and they wonder why people pirate.
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Well I wont be buying BioWare Games in the future lol.
    
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Read my previous post, I do not intend to re-play the two EA games I own, nor do I intend to patronize EA in the future.

I have had it with EA and their 'customer service', their elitist attitude, and their failure to honor their commitment.
so no Battlefield 3 for you?
    
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And yet the pirated copies go unaffected.
Lawl.
It's a shame alright.

EA are the white-knight of the gaming industry lately. I remember when they were the bad guys.
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LMAO, that is so fail. Insulting EA leads to a ban... How childish on EA's part... Plus, this is pretty bad publicity for them...
     
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