EA has long since been infamously known as the black sheep of gaming companies. Known for their highly questionable business practices involving shady business models, pay-to-win mechanisms, and excessive amounts of microtransactions, EA has dipped it’s toes in it all! Their most recent controversies have to do with “gambling” allegations towards it’s loot box systems in their FIFA games, as kids should not be subject to the gambling they’ve called “surprise mechanics” in the form of loot boxes containing completely randomized rewards.
Because of their reputation, EA is typically made fun of in the gaming community. If you see a game that costs $60 which still contains add-ons you have to purchase for the complete experience, you’d better watch out. It’s probably made by EA! Have a look at the many EA memes we’ve gotten for your enjoyment below.