follow us:

Latest News

More characters and more bosses shown in new Hyrule Warriors trailer
Koei Tecmo released multiple trailers for the upcoming Hyrule Warriors game, but Nintendo new trailer out today shows the cast of characters for the game and some new features of the game.... [read more]
There's a Tekken movie sequel?
If you're like me, you weren't impressed with the Tekken movie back in 2010. Well too bad for you because there's a new Tekken movie coming out.... [read more]
Bungie opens Destiny Beta to Xbox Live Gold and PS Plus members
If you searched high and low for Destiny Beta code, then save your strength as Bungie is opening the floodgates and opening up the beta to all Xbox Live Gold member and PS Plus members. ... [read more]

Latest Articles

When a Good Cause Gets Tainted
This June was an important month for Nintendo. Prior to them winning the hearts of gamers across the globe at E3, they were in some hot water over a game that came out just a few days before. That game, Tomodachi Life, became the center of a world of drama that was not only ... [read more]
Destiny Alpha is a delightful appetizer before the main course
Announced during the Sony E3 Press Conference, PS4 owners got their first shot to play Destiny. The Destiny Alpha only lasted a few days, but it left a big impression.... [read more]
E3 2014: Oh who are we kidding, it was all about Zelda Wii U at Nintendo's E3 Digital Event
Even though Nintendo was not producing a live press conference, they didn't spare any expense with the production value of their E3 Digital Event. ... [read more]

Latest Reviews

Titanfall Review
It's safe to say that Titanfall is the first highly-anticipated next gen (or should I say current gen) game for 2014.Developed by Respawn Entertainment, Titanfall received some huge hype at E3, and it was well deserved. Although the game is not perfect, it's heading in the r... [read more]
Conception II Review
I can honestly say that Conception II would be an incredibly awkward game to try and describe to anyone who doesn’t watch anime or play RPGs. In fact, if someone could find a socially acceptable way to describe a game where you impregnate girl’s souls using your “star ... [read more]
Outlast: Whistleblower Review
Outlast became one of my favorite survival horror games and I gave it a 9 in my review. The game, however, left me wanting for more jump scares and thus I was naturally excited to quickly dive into its story related DLC, Whistleblower. ... [read more]

Latest Videos

8-Bit Eric: New Super Mario Bros. U Review
8-Bit Eric finally got around to playing Super Mario Bros. U. He probably loved it, but watch the video to see why. ... [read more]
SGC 2014: We Slay Monsters Interview
You may have played a dungeon crawler before, but have you ever played a dungeon crawler where your attack is based on the poker hand your dealt? This isn't a fantasy game made by Kenny Rogers, it's We Slay Monsters from Furiously Inactive Games.... [read more]
8-Bit Eric: Donkey Kong Country - Tropical Freeze Review
8-Bit Eric reviews the return of our favorite ape, Donkey Kong, in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. ... [read more]
EA feature on 'The Consumerist's Worst Company in America 2013' bracket
Posted on March 20, 2013 by Drew Bergmark

Last year, Eduardo reported on how EA and Sony were 'competing' for Consumerist's Worst Company in America bracket but this year, Electronic Arts is back on the bracket for 2013 and it looks like they have an easy first round going up against Anheuser Busch, the beer company. Since Sony's online marketplace PlayStation Network wasn't hacked, Sony doesn't return to the bracket this year.

As voted upon by consumers, Electronic Arts actually won the 'Golden Poo trophy' last year but I doubt they actually received any polished pellets. You have to remember that Mass Effect 3 came out right before the bracket was announced so all the hate about Mass Effect 3's ending just spurred up the bad hype for EA.

This year, the Consumerist nominated the video game publisher for their quarrel with the PC community over SimCity and their inapplicable way of dodging apologies. Plus you can't forget that EA CFO Blake Jorgenson has been saying at business or technology conference that EA will implement micro-transactions into more of their titles.

Just to note this: Bank of America, who foreclosed homes on American citizens and veterans illegally, has only won the silver trophy as of the last couple years. We'll be keeping you guys updated on what's new with EA and The Consumerist's bracket.

Source: Consumerist

Drew Bergmark - Staff Writer viggo (@) original-gamer.com | all author's articles

What's your most anticipated game for August?

Professor Layton VS Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney
Sacred 3
Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition
Tales of Xillia 2
Madden NFL 15
Metro Redux
Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited
View Results - View Comments

Podcast


The Iron Men of Gaming


EA and Sony in running for Worst Company In America

EA crowned 'Worst Company in America'

EA's hard work and dedication has paid off. The Consumerist ranks them as the Worst Company In America 2013

Other Gaming News From The Web