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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 14:20:53 Reply

At 4/9/12 01:49 PM, pirateplatypus wrote: Touche. Though I can't help but feel that if Anakin had married Chewbacca rather than Padme he never would have gone to the dark side.

But then what of Han Solo sir?

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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 14:25:50 Reply

At 4/9/12 02:20 PM, davohsaurus wrote:
At 4/9/12 01:49 PM, pirateplatypus wrote: Touche. Though I can't help but feel that if Anakin had married Chewbacca rather than Padme he never would have gone to the dark side.
But then what of Han Solo sir?

Yoda's freaky, he'd be open to let Han in. Side bit, when engaging in carnal acts with Chewbacca, always let the wookie win!


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 14:28:21 Reply

At 4/9/12 10:43 AM, SnoopyChicken wrote: children who do not need to be forced

Who ever wrote this is a dumbass. How are you being forced if its giving you the option?


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 14:36:52 Reply

ah, EA

Even in your deaththroes do you still try to retain to life and cast the victim onto ones self

my fellow newgrounders, please listen to what I say and not the drabble of these corprate monsters

If your company was falling apart due to the FACT that you continually break apart dev groups, nickel and dime the player and drive the worker into a early grave(16 hours a day, 6 days a week. They even installed showers in the facilites) and then nominated as the WORST COMPANY IN AMERICA WORSE THAN BANK OF AMERICA

Then clearly you have some issues with your PR

and whats a better way than cast away the problems?

I mean people have been complaining that the acting is(it really is, and forced) hamfisted and could be better
and the very nature of what they write is enough to pull the "bigots" card

so please newgrounders, learn what I hark. I have delved into great beyonds for this info(and much more if you really want pics of eye witness/evidence, PM me)

I'm just going to let you people know
EA is dying
and its going to take everything with it


come back! and i will bite your knees off!

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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 14:39:20 Reply

EA doesn't have to include gay content if they do not want to. If you don't like it then make your own video game company. It may be close-minded, but it is their company and they can make the games how they want.


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 14:48:11 Reply

At 4/9/12 02:39 PM, Cootie wrote: EA doesn't have to include gay content if they do not want to. If you don't like it then make your own video game company. It may be close-minded, but it is their company and they can make the games how they want.

Tell it like it is slightly annoyed Goku, tell it like it is.


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 14:49:54 Reply

At 4/9/12 10:49 AM, MushookieMan wrote: It shouldn't be an issue for anyone if the gameplay isn't forced to go down that route. I mean if the player is given an option menu then they'll choose what THEY want to see, right?

Yeah, forcing people into choises is just bad game design. But I'm proud to be working for EA when they deal with things like this!
I have to admit I'm a liiiitle bit surprised to see that some shitheads actually gets offended from having the possibility of various relationships and being all butthurt about it.

"OMMAGAWD, THERE'S HOMMMOSIXUALS IN MAH FAVURIT GAEM DATS SUPOESD 2 B MANSCULINE LIEK OMFG N SHIT HGGGNNGHGHGN".

Where do these people come from? I'm genuinley intrigued... Somone should make a game about these narrowminded fucks. Because GAMES!!


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 14:50:44 Reply

At 4/9/12 02:48 PM, II2none wrote:
At 4/9/12 02:39 PM, Cootie wrote: EA doesn't have to include gay content if they do not want to. If you don't like it then make your own video game company. It may be close-minded, but it is their company and they can make the games how they want.
Tell it like it is slightly annoyed Goku, tell it like it is.

Of course, EA could also gladly make a game where the object is to bend men over and fuck them in the butt. Freedom of expression, bro.


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 14:53:05 Reply

The future doesn't care about homosexuality or racism. Its hard to be racist when there are so many aliens.


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 14:53:23 Reply

If they complain about this, they should have seen dragon age. EA always had gay content.


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 14:57:05 Reply

At 4/9/12 12:25 PM, Wolfos wrote: If you don't want your kid to play a game, then don't let your kid play the game. My question here however is, why is there sex in the game at all? Star Wars is (and has always been) a series for children, it's unnecessary.

Except for when it came out in the 70's and had fans of all ages because of its awesome special effects.

Its not really a series that was made for children.


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 14:59:20 Reply

Those people are retarded.
There's gay people.
Your children will see them.
Your children might turn out gay.
Deal with it.


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 15:11:02 Reply

Every time we progress some people try to pull us back down.


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 15:19:53 Reply

At 4/9/12 02:53 PM, Revo357912 wrote: The future doesn't care about homosexuality or racism.

Actually Palpatine was racist against all non-humans in many of the books. Whether the books are cannon or not is a different matter.

Its hard to be racist when there are so many aliens.

No it isn't, it just gives you more choices when you plan your next hate crime. Some say Vader only blew up Alderaan because the king was left-handed.


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 15:25:08 Reply

At 4/9/12 03:19 PM, pirateplatypus wrote:
At 4/9/12 02:53 PM, Revo357912 wrote: The future doesn't care about homosexuality or racism.
Actually Palpatine was racist against all non-humans in many of the books. Whether the books are cannon or not is a different matter.

Its hard to be racist when there are so many aliens.
No it isn't, it just gives you more choices when you plan your next hate crime. Some say Vader only blew up Alderaan because the king was left-handed.

Nope. They aren't being racist, they are being speciest. They have hatred for a different species, not race :)


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 15:27:54 Reply

At 4/9/12 03:25 PM, Revo357912 wrote:
At 4/9/12 03:19 PM, pirateplatypus wrote:
At 4/9/12 02:53 PM, Revo357912 wrote: The future doesn't care about homosexuality or racism.
Actually Palpatine was racist against all non-humans in many of the books. Whether the books are cannon or not is a different matter.

Its hard to be racist when there are so many aliens.
No it isn't, it just gives you more choices when you plan your next hate crime. Some say Vader only blew up Alderaan because the king was left-handed.
Nope. They aren't being racist, they are being speciest. They have hatred for a different species, not race :)

Good point. But, what if he ultimately doesn't care what species they are as long as they are white aliens?

More importantly, is Star Wars really the best stage for tolerace? After all, there are only two black guys in the entire universe (Lando and Mace Windu).


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 15:30:34 Reply

I was all for this until you used their instead of there.

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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 15:55:48 Reply

At 4/9/12 10:46 AM, Kane-Farrell wrote: woah, did i just travel back to the 80s?

no

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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 15:59:34 Reply

Homophobes are faggots.

Yeah, that's right. Bitches.

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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 16:03:38 Reply

EA won the worst company award so they put some gay relationships in their games to get all the people to forget about their horrendous business practices. The whole damn country starts siding with EA on the gay thing and forget about how much of a shit company EA is.


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 16:04:01 Reply

At 4/9/12 03:59 PM, Rahmemhotep wrote: Homophobes are faggots.

Yeah, that's right. Bitches.

Of course that is true. Homophobia is actually cause by insecurities in ones own sexuality. When this does not exist or they deal with their personal issues they will be at ease.


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 16:06:19 Reply

At 4/9/12 04:03 PM, LocoJoe wrote: EA won the worst company award so they put some gay relationships in their games to get all the people to forget about their horrendous business practices. The whole damn country starts siding with EA on the gay thing and forget about how much of a shit company EA is.

Please enlighten me about this horrendous business-practise that you seem to know so much about!


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 16:11:00 Reply

At 4/9/12 04:06 PM, Rucklo wrote:
At 4/9/12 04:03 PM, LocoJoe wrote: EA won the worst company award so they put some gay relationships in their games to get all the people to forget about their horrendous business practices. The whole damn country starts siding with EA on the gay thing and forget about how much of a shit company EA is.
Please enlighten me about this horrendous business-practise that you seem to know so much about!

Here and here. Sure they may now be doing it now but we all know they'll try and get away with it the slippery fucks.


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 16:12:21 Reply

At 4/9/12 03:59 PM, Rahmemhotep wrote: Homophobes are faggots.

Yeah, that's right. Bitches.

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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 16:14:50 Reply

At 4/9/12 04:11 PM, LocoJoe wrote:
At 4/9/12 04:06 PM, Rucklo wrote:
At 4/9/12 04:03 PM, LocoJoe wrote: EA won the worst company award so they put some gay relationships in their games to get all the people to forget about their horrendous business practices. The whole damn country starts siding with EA on the gay thing and forget about how much of a shit company EA is.
Please enlighten me about this horrendous business-practise that you seem to know so much about!
Here and here. Sure they may now be doing it now but we all know they'll try and get away with it the slippery fucks.

Are you sure it's not just you? I'm pretty sure people don't give a shit and that's why they focus on the gay Jedi. Hell, I'd rather talk about gay Jedi than business any day.


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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 16:17:46 Reply

At 4/9/12 04:06 PM, Rucklo wrote: Please enlighten me about this horrendous business-practise that you seem to know so much about!

Hey, don't you work for EA?

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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 17:04:54 Reply

homophobia is so 2003

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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 17:24:02 Reply

How about we continue on with our work day
Buy some flowers for our loved ones
Go to the Winchester, have a pint and wait for this whole thing to blow over.

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Response to EA Anti-Gay boycott 2012-04-09 17:43:11 Reply

At 4/9/12 11:20 AM, Rallard wrote: This conveniently came out just after EA was voted worst company in America. It's a pretty pathetic ploy to divert attention from their shady business practices and their destruction of once-great game companies.

Of course narrow-minded people are going to throw bitch fits over stupid shit like this. But you know what? It's probably been going on since Dragon Age: Origins, or even before that. They're really scraping the bottom of the barrel for support now.

I'm all for this boycott though, truth be told. It's not because I hate gay characters in video games. It's because I hate HORRIBLY WRITTEN gay characters in video games. Almost every gay character in Bioware is defined by their sexual preference.

It's the equivalent of putting a black-face in a pre-civil rights movie and claiming, "Oh, look how revolutionary this is!"

On the flip side, look at FO:NV's Arcade Ganon. As much as I dislike Obsidian, I can't deny the make some of the best stories in video games (with some of the worst, most uninspired gameplay). Arcade wasn't some blatant homosexual. He wasn't defined by his love for sleeping with dudes. On the contrary, he was a well-written character who just happened to be gay.

So fuck you, EA, but good job pulling this out. I bet you'll chalk your worst company award down to a massive attack by right-wing bigots, not people displeased with your company over the years.

It looks like people are falling for it, though.

This. EA is trying to take the pressure off themselves.

I'm sure they have received some homophobic letters, but the numbers are probably greatly over exaggerated. They currently in a bad place PR wise, and are trying to make themselves out to be the victiim.

The company is full of liars, they go on websites and deliberately try to viral there content, while pretending they are legit gamers or innocent forum users.

Also, never trust Kotaku. Alot of there shit is paid off.


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