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EA Loses Consumerist Poll

The Consumerist has the results of their voting for Worst Company In America For 2012, with Electronic Arts taking this dubious distinction. The final vote was between EA and Bank of America, with EA "winning" by a landslide. Forbes has their analysis of what this means (thanks Verno), and GamesIndustry International has a response from EA, quoting John Reseburg of EA Corporate Communications saying: "We're sure that bank presidents, oil, tobacco and weapons companies are all relieved they weren't on the list this year. We're going to continue making award-winning games and services played by more than 300 million people worldwide."

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34. Re: EA Loses Consumerist Poll Apr 4, 2012, 23:23 killer_roach
 
SimplyMonk wrote on Apr 4, 2012, 23:16:
This poll isn't really saying that EA is worst than BoA. It is saying that EA is worst at making video games players happy than BoA is at making banking customers happy. Seeing as those customer bases have no metrics on them, the poll is meaningless.

Or, at the very least, that gamers are more likely to feel slighted by a company.

Considering the sense of entitlement you see in the comments here on a daily basis, this seems exceedingly likely.
 
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