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EA and Nintendo: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

It's no secret by now that EA's support for the Wii U platform and the 3DS is practically non-existent going forward. That isn't to say they haven't released "any" games for the platforms, but it's well known they are keeping major franchises away from the systems previously and will continue to do so moving forward. Even games that were fully running and ready to go out to the production line, such as Crysis 3, were shelved due to Nintendo and EA essentially not getting along.

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sithsylar1280d ago

Dreamcast comes to mind when EA never supported it...

Khordchange1280d ago

ya know the dreamcast also had a controller, well dang ps4=dreamcast!!!

Yodagamer1280d ago

Except this time around ea isn't as big as it was during the dreamcast days and most of the first parties have more than enough money to make up for that lost, unlike sega did.

jcnba281280d ago

Damn, EA still butt hurt? Nintendo must have really hurt their feelings lol.

lizard812881280d ago

Agree, it is childish. Soon the ps4 will come out and then EA will complain it is too hard to develop for.

Brucis1280d ago

>agree to use Origin in order to get more games, but online falls under EA's management and draconian rules, as well as having to use a poor online service
>don't agree to use Origin to keep the online simple and in their control, but lose the games and support, even with ones that were finished such as Crysis 3

I don't envy you Nintendo, but you probably made the right choice. I don't want to have to deal with EA anymore than I have to, and using Origin as well as being able to be banned from my games for posting complaints on the forums is not what I want. If I want another EA game I'll just get it on another console,preferably one that doesn't have Origin.

Thank you for sticking up for yourself, Nintendo.

0pie1280d ago

no one care about EA and no one care about your kids toy from nintendo. :)

CaulkSlap1280d ago

EA is terrible and the Wii U sucks. Like forces repel each other.

PygmelionHunter1280d ago

I can count at least 3 trolls commenting on this article so far, including you. Why is it that you aren't being repelled away then, hm?

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