From fake protesters to scaring the crap out of your mom, EA has cut loose with some, shall we say, odd marketing choices of late. Oh sure, there’s no such thing as bad press and EA’s games certainly aren’t hurting for attention but irking the people who actually buy your games in addition to the people who routinely lambast them might not be the best move.
The fine folks of The Escapists’ Extra Credits show agree and go so far as to say that EA is holding the game industry and the medium as a whole back with its antics. Give the video a gander and see if you agree.
Extra Credits: An Open Letter to EA Marketing
-Reporting from San Diego, GamePolitics Correspondent Andrew Eisen