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Pandemic Closure: Blame California

Kotaku has a chat with EA CEO John Riccitiello that focuses on the recent closure of Pandemic's offices. John explains that the high costs of operating in California was a major factor in the decision to close their offices and transfer what remained of their staff to EALA, which is less than ten miles from Pandemic's studios. They ask if poorly reviewed games factored into this but John says the location was the main problem. When they ask why these considerations didn't prevent EA from acquiring Pandemic, he explains: "The shift toward fewer titles and the acceleration towards digital is moving faster [than expected]."

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29. Re: Pandemic Closure: Blame California Dec 5, 2009, 17:26 Flatline
 
Here is a picture I took at the last "Illegals" rally for more free Government handouts in California.....

He was chanting "We need more Government assistance to help our 6 children!"

http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/5003/manzp.jpg

Gah... I hate to say this... But government aid to "undocumented" immigrants is equivalent to something like 25% of the 20 billion or so that this state's deficit will be over the next five years or whatever the number was. Ah-nuld called that number "insignificant".

We spend a FORTUNE on education (Something absurd like 40% of the state's budget goes to education) and yet our schools suck ass.

I'm a native of CA, and usually a pretty staunch liberal, but even I have my limits. Common sense has to take precedence, and CA is bullshiat right now. Ah-nuld is a dickhead too and just as responsible for this as anyone in the state congress.
 
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