Wednesday, 8 September 2010

Square Enix Boss Gets Death Threats Over Xbox 360 FF13

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Square Enix’s decision to release Final Fantasy XIII on the Xbox 360 in Japan, after repeatedly promising it would be a PS3 exclusive, has driven fans into a frenzy, with some becoming so angry as to begin delivering death threats to Square Enix CEO Yoichi Wada on his own Twitter account.

After the news of the port’s release became widely reported and confirmed as more than a mere rumour, irate fans descended upon Yoichi Wada’s Twitter account:

Is it true? After saying so many times it would never be released on the Xbox in Japan, if you really do release it nobody will trust your word again.

Say something!

You’re going to betray us after saying it would never come out? I’m cancelling my pre-orders.

You liar!

Lying to customers is how you do business, eh? I’ll never buy a Square Enix title again.

With all the illegal lies and misdirection about FF13 you made, I reported you to the ministry of consumer affairs. And you promised DLC and quietly abandoned it – you’re detestable.

Charlatan!

Stop your pompous waffling and resign! Haven’t you made enough money yet? Next time put a guy who actually loves games in charge.

What’s up with game developers? Practically everything they say is a lie…

Well done, Scrooge.

Hey Wada! What the hell is this about FF13 on the 360 in Japan? You kept advertising the game in all the mags as a domestic PS3 exclusive! If you go through with this nobody’ll trust you again… Honestly I hate you so much I’d like to kill you. Quit soon. This is your last chance.

You’d better be prepared to run, or you’ll be killed! At the very least you ought to be prepared for a few rocks thrown your way!

Whilst such threats can be dismissed as the standard ravings of Square Enix’s increasingly desperate fanbase, Japanese police will make arrests for less, and they certainly demonstrate yet another looming PR disaster.

Wada himself was conspicuously silent in the face on of the onslaught.


Another great thing from sankaku complex, well if they decide they really want to give it to the xbox 360 then let them, it isn't like the game was at all great to begin with, plus they are only giving it finally to the japanese its already out accross europe and america

8 comments:

Swift Love said...

what a great morning read!

BigBear said...

Wait till they start releasing 3D

Slumph said...

oh wow... nerd rage ;o

hamonrye said...

Jeez, talk about gaming console pride.

Sup said...

Supportin!

amidoinitrite? said...

love the post... I want to see moar!

Fuuuuuuuu said...

I never thought of it that way... interesting

Buff Gamer said...

Awkward, yet interesting.

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