By Kris Graft: "If Electronic Arts is unable to retain the talent behind the GTA series following a potential Take-Two acquisition, things could get hairy for the sandbox crime genre, according to one analyst".
The picture is better than the article, but I guess I'm just tired of hearing what Analyst X has to say about Situation Y.
The top X reasons that that Y will/won't happen.
It will be a sad sad day for me when I see that EA badge on a GTA case.
If EA screws up GTA &/or Mass Effect, I will personally ban them for life.
GTA would contract the life-threatening malady that inherently comes with EA management, fall from the mantel of greatness, and will become a footnote in the history of once-superlative IP's(along with Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man) EA is Cancer!
Why do people hate EA? The last line was a little harsh lol
Because 90% of their games are horrible,unplayable trash!
Because everything they touch turns to ashes..
OK fair enough
everything in gaming thats good ea buys it and turns it into crap
It will be like when Microsoft bought RARE!!! i.e ALL the good people at old RARE went on to make Timesplitters(PS2) + HaZe(PS3) and RARE are nothing now!!! ;-D
EA will turn GTA into crap.
Those bastards took away Maxis... I love Sim City 3000 Unlimited. Did you know Maxis spelt backwards is Sixam?(it was on the ticker....) I don't remember if EA came in on Sim City 4, but I remember I really disliked it in comparison to SimCity 3000... Oh, and ON TOPIC GTAIV will be unaffected, but GTAV will. Maybe the DLC as well. I believe the question really is... What will happen to the R* Sony exclusive contract?
this is really getting disturbing. i don't own any EA games right now. i dislike what they stand for. thats not to say once in a while i have thought well maybe they can produce something inspiring of real quality and every time they have let me down. T2 is kind of the other way round. i don't really like sports games and have not played any of them, but they have published some amazing titles, titles that in their own right of moved, shaped and inspired. if people just stopped buying EA's rubbish they would not have the power they wiled now and be in this position, sadly that will never happen and it looks like in future i may be forced to actually buy their games, i hope not though...
nuff said...i won't even get into NBA 2K
If EA did say bye to gta's humor and story lines
gta will be released yearly filled with in-game ad in the liberty city, coca-cola comes instead of sprunk DLC comes every week, new clothes, new weapon, new vehicle...
LOL! EA will sell us "DLC" to take away 2 wanted stars for 150 ms points ;)
- The radio stations would have real commercials. - The cars would be covered in advertising decals. - Pedestrians would be wearing real brand-name clothing and corporate logo shirts. - Half the guns and vehicles would cost extra money through DLC. - Blood would be turned off unless you paid extra for it. - Each part of the city would be sectioned off as $9.99 DLC (even though it would already come on the disc you payed for). The list goes on and on =P
nothing good can come from EA making GTA games
We'll see a GTA released every year, but it would be mere updates to the original, and oh wait, that's already the case but with EA, it would be 9000 times worse.
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