...video games have continued to be priced like premium goods.
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 — product with the mindset of "ah, we'll fix it later and make some money for doing so."
People's grievances with EA are long-standing and completely reasonable. They essentially murdered several beloved small developers after absorbing them & promising to nurture them within EA's structure
I mean, really, the only thing this tells us is that people seem to think EA is a worse company than Bank of America
In 1998 they swallowed Westwood Studios. Admittedly that's a bit of a "whatever" but Westwood did bring out some great stuff, such as ... the Dune RTS (which kicked-off the whole RTS thing, really)
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