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Vapourware LOL ELECTRONIC ARTS: The EA Thread

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Dexter, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. Average Manatee Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Translation: Dead Space-ville.
     
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  2. DalekFlay Arcane Patron

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    They have historically released so many games I loved, yet I still hate them with a passion.

    That takes talent.
     
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    because those games now literally belong to history.
    you're not going to keep loving your girlfriend who just burned your house.
     
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  4. RK47 collides like two planets pulled by gravity Patron

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    Dead State Divinity: Original Sin
     
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  6. Angthoron Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Bros we totally misunderstood, EA's model isn't going to be following the Dead Space 3 "WE SELL YOU RESOURCES" model after all, that was totally not what the guy meant! He only meant mobile games, because duh! Mobile.

    Selling resources is actually part of the main game.

    http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/...sactions_in_all_future_games.php#.UThH2lev7Kn

     
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  7. RK47 collides like two planets pulled by gravity Patron

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    "Microtransactions are fine for small stuff like mobile games, but our main console and PC games will have macrotransactions"
     
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  9. Dexter Arcane

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    They've done this for Dragon Age 2: http://gamerant.com/bioware-dragon-age-2-sex-preference-dom-75525/
    They've done it for TORTanic: http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/stor...w-old-republic-blasted-by-conservative-groups
    They did it for the Mass Effect 3 Launch (this was accepted truth at first, till it got too big): http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkai...-option-leads-to-user-backlash-on-metacritic/
    They've done this after being voted "Worst Company in America" by The Consumerist and even got called out on it: http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkai...ge-control-mode-points-to-anti-gay-hate-mail/
    In one of their previous PR campaigns they even admitted to hiring fake "religious protesters" to get PR for their games: http://www.gamepolitics.com/2009/06...ers-slam-ea-staging-fake-religious-protest-e3
     
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  10. Zewp Arcane

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    EA shifting the blame again.

    "Oh, no. Even though we totally said it will be in all games, you misunderstood because that's not what it meant."

    Original statement;

    EA retracts claims about microtransactions.
     
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  11. Dexter Arcane

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    Fresh coming from their newest PR shitstorm involving Sim City and predictable like clockwork, EA has apparently yet again found the answer to their PR woes:


    Gotta love the YouTube comments though.
     
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  12. sea inXile Entertainment Developer

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    Notice how 2/3 of those games are BioWare titles and the 3rd is a life simulation title targeted heavily towards women. :smug:
     
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    And that excluding the outlier from 2004, they are only from the past 3 years.
     
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  14. Broseph Fabulous Hoosier Patron

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    God, they're clueless. :lol:

    This attempt at deflecting the SimCity rage could not be more transparent. EA is not a learning animal corporation.
     
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  15. Bratislav Arcane

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    Hate is Not a Game. Electronic Arts highlights the various LGBT characters and scenes throughout their games.

    W T F
    who fucking cares about LGBT your games SUCKKK, and can't be even played
     
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  16. Oh god I'm choking :lol:
     
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    You better be choking on cock or you're a bigot!
     
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    Are their PR department dysfunctional, is this desperation or do they really believe in limitless human idiocy?

    Not that I don't believe in the capability of the idiot preordering EA shit beating his own idiocy records, but...
     
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  19. RK47 collides like two planets pulled by gravity Patron

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  20. abnaxus Arcane

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    ^EA employees detected.
     
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    Decline of Sweden & Australia.
     
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  22. Angthoron Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    I bet they're so happy they pushed out those ass-kissing reviews pre-launch, now.

    Also, didn't Polygon drop their grade to 40 now? Is that going to reflect in the metascore?
     
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  23. ohWOW Sucking on dicks and being proud of it Dumbfuck Queued

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    Those had to be pretty goodlooking checks.
     
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  24. Zarniwoop Destiny Cleanser Patron

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    Hey, check out this guy over here, he's so full of hate. I bet he also hates fags. What a bigot, huh? It's such a shame so many people are so full of hate these days. You know, at my company, we aren't like that at all. Here's a list of super un-hating games we made in the past few years. You guys wouldn't hate us right, because that's the same as hating someone for their sexual orientation, and that's just wrong, man.

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    Shitstorm averted. :smug:
     
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  25. IIRC during previous cases like this Metacritic doesn't adjust their score. For example Gamespot put a retard (Even by game journo standards) on reviewing Natural Selection 2 and gave it a 6 and listed a bunch of inaccurate bullshit in the review. They later yanked the review and had someone more on the ball review it, but Metacritic still lists the shit score.

    http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/natural-selection-2/critic-reviews Scroll to the bottom for Gamespot score.
    http://www.gamespot.com/natural-selection-2/reviews/natural-selection-2-review-6399998/ New review which gives it an 8
     
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