Gaming Blend 2012 Recap: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
Author: William Usher
published: 2013-01-01 19:15:18
April was basically March Part 2. A lot of what started in March carried over into April and this is where EA took off the “I'm pretending to be your friend” cap and let all their ugly intentions hang out like the tainted junk from a Subway flasher. All the crap EA pulled eventually caught up to them and they were voted as the worst company in America. On the flipside, both developers and gamers realized that the big publishing giants were no longer needed for having fun and the emerging popularity and growth of Kickstarter for crowd-funding video games came to a head. Capcom also got a royal pummeling in the public media circuits thanks to their Better Business Bureau rankings taking a dive. On the plus side April paved a way for two top-end titles to get announced, including Crysis 3 and the PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale.
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