EA forgets what words mean, also puts some indie games on sale
Whenever EA appears in the news, I have to remind myself that EA is an actual company and not an ongoing parody of companies. I mean, how do you get voted Worst Company 2011 over Bank of America, push online passes into everything in an ongoing war against the poor, and publish a FPS remake of Syndicate? One of those things would be bad enough, but that’s a hat trick of crappy business practices. I guess EA feels the same, because they’re moving into just plain silly things.
See, Indie Bundles are usually charity focused and are filled with independent games, hence the name. The games aren’t usually published by any major corporation, and they’re insanely cheap. EA obviously thought they could do it better, so you can get 6 different indie games for about $20, whereas you would have to spend $70 to get them individually. It’s not a bad deal, but I just can’t say “Electronic Arts Indie Bundle” with a straight face. I mean, these guys popularized the online pass in the console market. EA is the opposite of ‘Indie’ and this just smacks of a desperate PR move. I guess if you have a PC, you can buy the games here. Just make sure you do it before the 9th. The DeathSpank games are the only ones that are Mac-compatible, but if you have a Mac and desperately want these games from this source, I’d recommend just buying them and waiting for the other games to get Mac support?
While we’re on this subject, I look forward to the National Rifle Association-sponsored peace conference next fall.