The Rise of EA ... And Where It Went Wrong

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MountainMonkey : "At least they haven't ruined battlefront 2 yet" lol oh well

Phương Nguyễn : EA Games move from challenge everything to ruin everything

David J A : Cant spell Steal without EA

Business Casual : Small correction at 10:05. I say that EA's profits went from $8m to $875m, when it would've been more accurate to say it was their net income that went up by this amount. Apologies, and thanks for watching!

X7 Albert : We still want Skate 4...

Turbojet : I'm surprised you didn't need a season pass to watch this video...

Erica Croft : "At least they haven't wrecked StarWars Battlefront yet". RIP

HarrybosPlums : Business Casual- "At least they haven't ruined Star Wars battlefront yet". EA- "Hold my beer"

songhuchoe : Story of EA: "You Either Die A Hero, Or You Live Long Enough To See Yourself Become The Villain"

danky : "At least they haven't wrecked Star Wars battlefront yet". You sure about that?

Istir : Why is EA the worst developer in US? Because Ubisoft is from France

Potatro tatro : The last EA game I bought was Mass Effect 3. EA rushed it so the last 20 minutes were complete shit and the dlc practices were disgusting but overall I see it as the last remnant of classic bioware. I don't like shitty sports titles or soulless RPGs so the last 5 years have been wonderfully EA free. FrEA if you will

Xyphn : [Please purchase the brand new DLC to unlock this comment!]

Geography Nerd : You spelled "Business" wrong in the YouTube search at 11:04.

Michael Burke : Mass Effect 3 was the final straw for me. Such a shame that a game with so much potential turned out to be the weakest in the series. Mass Effect 3 being rushed was such an injustice to the series. On a lighter note, who here remembers the classic Need for Speed series from the 90s to the early 00s? So many fond memories of Need for Speed II, III, and Porsche 2000.

Danny Boy Jango : EA killed C&C. I will never forget this.

Grom Bmista : Titanfall 2  They released the game in the same time period as Call of Duty Infinite Warfare and Battlefield 1. But every DLC and update they have released has been free.  EA makes no sense.

Wavanova : "At least they haven't wrecked Star Wars Battlefront yet." LOL OOPS

Nither I Am : when a youtube channel is smarter than a company.

Corey Hammond : I haven't fogiven them for destroying Westwood Studios.

thegreatcalvinio : *Why are we still here, just to suffer?*

Rickest Rick : Can we all just acknowledge that CD Projekt Red is the best, most moral developer in the game right now? Throw more $ at them so they can make more awesome games.

Mauro Huenchunao : For what I heard, they finally screw Star Wars Battlefront too

Daoist lol : EA & Nexon deserve to die as a company for the crimes of bringing down so many good IP, also this censorship, dlc and microtransactions have to stop and only you as a costumer have the power to stop them, do not buy or play their games, you only keep giving them reasons to continue their scummy practises.

gellendar : "At least they haven't ruined Star Wars Battlefront" Oh the irony...

Colin Cramer : "At least they haven't wrecked star wars battlefront yet"... oh what a difference 4 months makes...

Audel Acosta : "At least they haven't wrecked Star Wars Battlefront yet" It's been 3 months and already that comment didn't age well

jernej tojersu : "At least they haven't wrecked Star Wars Battlefront yet" BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

GasPuch62 : R.I.P. Command & Conquer

David zzstu Neil : 7:51 "At least they didn't ruin star wars battlefront yet."

Dogman _27 : Electronic farts

Niccolo Cagnolati : 7:50 "At least they haven't ruined Battlefront yet." Oh you poor sweet innocent child, you had no idea of what was to come

bo dangle : This is what happens when your main goal becomes profit. Super successful businesses are never built on the objective of profit. Love the channel, keep up the good work.

Aislinn O Rourke : If EA is so terrible why do people still buy their games.

GermanyWaitForYou : Basically everything that associates with EA fails and the only thing that keeps them alive is Fifa and its huge fanbase

I justintime4u2bu I : AT LEAST THEY HAVEN'T WRECKED STARWARS BATTLEFRONT YET lol

Snedden Gonsalves : Won't forgive them for what they did to command and conquer franchise

Primeval Atom : I love your comment about Battlefield 2 lol - then I check the date of this video and I can see you didn't anticipated the future incredible crash and burn disaster EA find themselves in because of their unending greed...

Grandsome : When EA started publishing Mass Effect, Dead Space, Mirrors Edge, and Dragon Age in the span of a few years it almost looked like they were becoming a creative good company then, but they ran almost all of those new IP to the ground and haven't launched a new big IP since except for Titan Fall. That's quite disappointing. *sigh*

RobyVan : "At least they didnt wrecked Star Was Battlefront yet" They just did that

Mephisto Knight : ‘At least they haven’t run Battlefront into the ground’...

Malcolm M : EA got a big ego and stopped giving a damn about their products. They monopolized NFL games and madden became a joke

Gabez Polanski : 4:51 can somebody explain me, why tom brady's face turns into a anime character, i've been haunted with that the last 3 hours.

Steve Edwards : What's up with that quick visual reference to Cities: Skylines when talking about how EA ruined Sim City? There's no connection there; Cities: Skylines is produced by Paradox Interactive.

AirCooledMan2006 : EA shows why unfettered capitalism doesn't work.

Wario's Gold Coin : Trip Hawkins, the original founder of Electronic Arts (EA) was indeed a man far ahead of its time in the video/computer game industry. He is still for me an business inspiring man. He used a well working formula used in the music industry and implemented that formula to the still early growing game industry and made developers/creators recognizable to the masses. Even chanced ideas of games support, got strengthened and then the product made sales thanks to Trip Hawkings idea. Just the history with Sega's Genesis/Mega Drive is near legendary how Hawkins near alone made themselfs a big house on the console with a wide variety of unique titles. And all that possible because of Hawkins being the first in the game industry to reverse enginere the Japanese Mega Drive system before it officaly came to the U.S.A. Later on Accolade made it as well so did Codemasters but he was first. That made EA have a big buisness advantage in the upcoming partnership agreement. EA games as a brand got recognized everywhere and the rest is history so to speak. To bad he had to leave EA. If Hawkins had been around EA might have still been a more appreciated company and still promoting new ideas and IP's.

LeiWu7 : 7:54 “At least they haven’t wrecked Star Wars Battlefront yet...” Lol oh don’t worry BC, they will... they TOTALLY will.

THE CIRCLE TV : This is soo good! Can do a video on another one of the gaming world's villains, CAPCOM?

R3dstripe91 : EA. Take-Everything.

BURGATRON : This is the company that sank Command and Conquer and is ruining Dragon Age. I hope they go bankrupt and disappear forever.