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  • Comcast Named America's Worst Company in Annual Consumerist Poll

    04/08/2014 10:34:15 AM PDT · by lbryce · 32 replies
    The Verge ^ | April 8, 2014 | Chris Welch
    Comcast has been named the worst company in America. The largest US cable provider "won" Consumerist's annual poll on the very same day it tried to convince the FCC that a proposed Time Warner Cable acquisition is in everyone's best interest. It's the second time Comcast has been awarded the unwanted label by Consumerist voters. Video game publisher Electronic Arts earned the "worst company" designation in 2012 and 2013 but lost out early this year when it was knocked out of the running by Time Warner Cable. Comcast was pitted against Monsanto, the oft-criticized chemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation, in...
  • Class Action Filed Against Electronic Arts Over Battlefield 4

    12/19/2013 10:41:12 AM PST · by Obadiah · 23 replies
    TomsHardware ^ | 12/18/2013 | Kevin Parrish
    On Tuesday the law office of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP submitted a class action lawsuit against Electronic Arts in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The lawsuit is on behalf of Electronic Arts common shareholders who purchased the game publisher's stock between July 24, 2013 and December 4, 2013, aka the "Class Period." According to the lawsuit, Electronic Arts allegedly issued "materially false" and "misleading" statements highlighting the purported strength of the company's rollout of Battlefield 4 this fall. Electronic Arts then issued strong fiscal 2014 financial guidance for the company, and increased...
  • Navy SEAL Team Six Members Disciplined

    11/09/2012 5:35:48 AM PST · by NotchJohnson · 17 replies
    ABC OTUS News ^ | 11/8/2012 | Luis Martinez
    Seven current members of the Navy's elite SEAL Team Six, including one involved in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, have received non-judicial punishments for having served as paid consultants for the video game "Medal of Honor: Warfighter." Four other SEALs who previously belonged to the unit remain under investigation. The newly released game by Electronic Arts features special operations forces, including SEALs, in combat situations. Promotional materials for the game mention the fact that, to make the game as realistic as possible, input came from special operators, including Navy SEALS.
  • Electronic Arts Stands Behind Tiger Woods

    01/05/2010 7:10:06 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 34 replies · 1,495+ views
    (AP) ^ | Jan 5, 2010 5:03 am US/Pacific
    Electronic Arts Inc. said Monday it will stand behind Tiger Woods -- at least for the release of a new online golf game featuring the embattled athlete. The relationship between EA and Woods stretches back more than a decade, and Tiger Woods-branded games have pulled in hundreds of millions of dollars for the company over the years. Woods' image has been tarnished following a Thanksgiving holiday car accident at the golfer's Florida home, which led to an admission of extramarital "transgressions." He is taking a break from golf and has been dropped by major corporate sponsors AT&T Corp. and Accenture....
  • Sales Lackluster For New Brokeback Mountain Video Game

    01/10/2006 9:05:44 AM PST · by presidio9 · 50 replies · 1,657+ views
    LOS ANGELES--Officials from Electronic Arts (EA) say they are baffled by the lackluster sales for their latest video game, Brokeback Mountain: The Cowboy Diaries. As of its release two weeks ago, the game has sold a paltry 3,000 copies, forcing EA to rethink its strategy for targeting the 18-35 male demographic. “I don’t get it. People love cowboys, right? This is the ultimate cowboy game,” said Dan Mattrick, EA Sports vice-president. “You can ride on the range, herd cattle, shoot people—heck you might even fall in love with another cowboy. This is a deep, multi-layered game with endless possibilities. I...