Thursday, April 05, 2012
And the winner of the Golden Poo is...
The website Consumerist.com recently opened a poll up for their readers to vote on the worst company in America for 2012. The final round of voting consisted of Electronic Arts and Bank of America. In the end, EA took home the Golden Poo Award Companies that were in the poll included: AT&T, Walmart, Comcast, PayPal, and many others.
Gamers must be truly upset with EA's actions recently. For a video game publisher to beat out a popular bank like Bank of America is sort of a big deal. 250,000 people voted for this poll, so calling this a "fluke" would not be accurate. For the gamers asking, "How is EA a bad company?" The Consumerist does a good job of summarizing gamer's thoughts:
"There have even been numerous accusations that EA and its ilk deliberately hold back game content with the sole intent of charging a fee for it at a later date. It's one thing to support a game with new content that is worth the price. It's another to put out an inferior and occasionally broken ח product with the mindset of 'ah, we'll fix it later and make some money for doing so.' "
EA puts out a lot of games each year as a publisher. Some of the games are very popular releases. With this recent wave of bad-reputation, they may have to change some things to keep their fans holding on.
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Posted by Nimbus
on 04/05 at 04:12 PM