"By now you’ve probably already cleaned up the froth from your mouth regarding EA Sports mogul Peter Moore announcing the EA Online Pass. For those of you who missed the memo, starting next month, EA”s sports line-up is only free to play if you happen to buy a new retail copy of the game. Taking the company’s “Project Ten Dollar” formula to an new level, any renters or used-game buyers will have to shell out ten bones to take advantage of online play and as yet unnamed “additional bonus content”. Did you play Mass Effect 2? Cerberus Network for Madden, only the game’s playability is reduced by a third if you don’t color inside EA’s lines.
Okay, let me tell you where I’m coming from, here, so you get an idea of how I got to where I’m going."