Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday May 06, 2012

'EA Indie Bundle' Ruffles Feathers

Electronic Arts has drawn criticism recently for its decision to release a bundle of games from independent studios that EA had previously published under the Indie banner. The major complaint isn’t a legal one as you would expect, but more on the level of ethical grounds. It goes to the root of the name and most feel that EA is anything and everything but an Indie company.

However, Twitter has been abuzz with developers noting their distaste at the use of the word "indie" from a huge corporation like EA, with some accusing the company of trying to cash in on a grassroots term.