Discussion God Save EA.....

Discussion in 'Gaming Discussion' started by tahzib1451, Sep 15, 2019.

  1. tahzib1451

    tahzib1451 Title?is it food?

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    Looks like the former superpower is flexing their muscles on the digital casinos with a 84 page report that says lootbox should be banned from all games involving children....the focus was on FIFA and rightfully so as Liverpool and Chelsea brought European glory last season......ESA replied with a lengthy article that summarizes to "we read the report, we dont agree"......EA retoreted by saying they are the champions when it comes to parental advisory measures......

    https://screenrant.com/loot-boxes-children-banned-uk-fifa-ea/amp/
     
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  2. justanotherreader

    justanotherreader Well-Known Member

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    Let EA burn
     
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  3. Xiongace101

    Xiongace101 Monkey

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    if i remember correctly one of their quotes? is "EA games Challenge everything" so they just doing wat they always do:blobdrool:
     
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  4. Frozen tentacled ink

    Frozen tentacled ink Legally had harem『Cathulu』Power of Love & Evil』

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    wow "champions when it comes to parental advisory measures" is like the whole surprise mechanics thing all over again desu
     
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  5. A5G_Reaper

    A5G_Reaper [DCLXVI, sohyee, and iampsyx's cute imouto]

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    Better idea: God dont save EA. Pretty please.
     
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    RainMorga Well-Known Member

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    Gambling? "It's in the game."

    The game? "It still needs patching."
     
  7. Capsize

    Capsize Would you like to be isekai’d? ψ(`∇´)ψ

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    Hated EA for the horrifying things they did on C&C games especially C&C4. Only Joe Kucan made it bearable.
     
  8. Kiskaiya

    Kiskaiya 【Ane-san】【Black market tea dealer】【Arberlbyss'】

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    It's amazing how they don't realize they are just making things worse and worse for themselves.
     
  9. Xigua

    Xigua Unknown member

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    The embodiment of Jim Collins' stages of decline.
     
  10. Kiskaiya

    Kiskaiya 【Ane-san】【Black market tea dealer】【Arberlbyss'】

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    Makes sense. They'd be in stage 3 now, right?

    Though I'm also getting to the point that they are screwing themselves over so much I'm beginning to believe it's some weird roundabout way for them to actually force regulations without coming out and saying they want regulations. (not really, but I'm not awake enough not to think of gaming conspiracy theories, hehe)
     
  11. Robbini

    Robbini Logical? Illogical? Random? Or Just Unique?

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    Well of course they would disagree with that statement.
    They got themselves into this mess ,and most of them are somewhat owned by investors who demand higher incomes, and care little for anything else. If they actually cared and agreed to change this easily, I still wouldn't believe they actually would fold, but instead look for some other loopholes or claim something else like 'due to the massive decrease in income, we've had to cut back on massive amounts of jobs (jobs currently overworked and underpaid, and executives getting big paychecks and bonuses) ' to try and coerce the employees into protesting to keep their jobs.
     
  12. Diametric

    Diametric Waifu Connoisseur

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    What are loot boxes? Don't you mean suprise mechanics?
     
  13. Kiskaiya

    Kiskaiya 【Ane-san】【Black market tea dealer】【Arberlbyss'】

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    Didn't they change the name again recently? Or was that another thing that they are trying to "rebrand"?
     
  14. Xigua

    Xigua Unknown member

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    Their legal team tried to pass loot boxes off as "surprise mechanics" and "randomized purchases" a few months back.
     
  15. Kiskaiya

    Kiskaiya 【Ane-san】【Black market tea dealer】【Arberlbyss'】

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    The surprise mechanics I remember. Didn't know about the randomized purchases thing, though
     
  16. AliceShiki

    AliceShiki 『Ms. Tree』『Ophi-kun's Survival Teacher』

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    As a gatcha player, it's kinda funny to look at this whole lootbox fiasco, like... Gatchas have been doing this kind of thing for far longer and they disclose rates and make the entire game revolve around randomness to make sure you keep spending more and more... And yet it works just fine.

    Well, maybe it's because gatchas aren't nearly as popular as AAA games... In any case, it is kinda amazing that the companies that tried to implement gatcha-like systems in their games refuse to acknowledge the things gatcha gaming has acknowledged ages back.
     
  17. Yamatohime

    Yamatohime Well-Known Member

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    As far as I remember in China drop rate from lootbox can be lower than 1% for an item. And more to it, the said item must be dropped in 100 boxes.
     
  18. kenar

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    most of gacha games are free. What EA trying to do is selling a game with a certain mechanic which can only be unlocked by buying a boxes to do it though with no 100% guarantee.
     
  19. sealteam14

    sealteam14 Your friendly HI3 SEA monkey farmer

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    Loot boxes and gacha had been around since forever. The real question is: how they gonna apply it.
    And the way i see this, EA should just get themself bankrupt. That's more effective. Because even if heaven falls, as long as their financial support still count, they'll stand against the apocalypse, as their famous quote from 2000's "EA GAMES: challenge everything". The hidden part is with "E-A$shole: challenge everything" =_=
    And aslo, they have worst working environment for employee, period.
     
  20. AliceShiki

    AliceShiki 『Ms. Tree』『Ophi-kun's Survival Teacher』

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    Yeah, I know, and while I hate the fact that they want to make people pay twice for their games, it's becoming the norm in AAA, so I don't care much.

    What baffles me is how gatchas are being more honest with their playerbase than EA is being.
    Both are pretty recent actually. I mean, microtransactions is a fairly recent method of getting money from people, especially randomized micro transactions.

    Gambling though? That one has been around since forever.
     
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