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Vavle doesn't screw over gamers, EA is the devil?
That's not a good point because people never stick to boycotts seeing how you all keep buying EA games when you say you hate them.
That's the point.
Wait what? People were mad that valve made 2 games? Isn't that a good thing? I know if EA released Dead Space 4,5,6 in the same week I'll be super happy and buy them all at full price. I wouldn't be mad at all.
The only time I felt let down by EA was with SimCity. But then they gave me a free game (Mass Effect 3), and I ended up playing tons of hours on it.
First, no, Valve isn't perfect. Most people agree with that, although there are some rabid Valve fanboys out there.
Second, EA has caused WAY more grief to gamers than Valve has. EA has purchased some great studios, then taken them out back and shot them. RIP Westwood, Bullfrog, and many more. They have absorbed and ruined great franchises. SimCity and Command & Conquer immediately come to mind, but there are lots. They have been huge proponents of excessive/oppressive DRM, eliminating singleplayer gaming completely, and lots of other completely stupid ideas. And with their multiplayer focus and online requirements, they turn around and shutter game servers the instant they see a dip in revenue, leaving people who purchased those games unable to play them at all any more. So yeah, EA is filth below scum. The only reason they continue to be as big as they are is by riding the back of their sports franchises, all while gobbling up popular smaller studios, cannibalizing and destroying their games, and breaking up the studios.
Valve is not perfect, but they're way the hell better than EA.
"How do I get rid of a Trojan Horse?" -Sailor_Kakashi
"Leave it outside the gates of Troy overnight." -Davel23
**** Valve. The only reason I do business with them is they provide cheap games. That's it.
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Tyranius2 posted...happyscrub is a garbage poster.
What's that supposed to prove? There was a boycott that failed miserably. I don't care because I never took part in it.
You are a garbage poster.
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The only EA games I own were available for cheap on Steam..
Valve wins because aside from providing discounts, they never ruined a franchise of a studio they acquired.
Assuming that the people that boycott are the same people who buy the game in a world with 6 billion+ people shows how ignorant and uninformed you are.
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Didn't Valve fly the organisers of the boycott group to their HQ to give L4D2 a shot and they said that it was different enough to be a sequel?
I must be ignorant because I don't understand what you are trying to say. All I learned is that there are 6 billion people