It looks like all that hatred for Electronic Arts is spreading like wildfire. The Consumerist has placed 32 of the "worst" companies in America in a March Madness-style bracket, and it looks like EA has reached the Elite 8, even surpassing Apple and Gamestop. With Origin, online passes, the controversial ending of Mass Effect 3 and some other odd business choices, it is no surprise they have made the cut.
"Two weeks ago, 32 of the nation's worst businesses entered the Worst Company In America Battledome Nonagon, hoping to prove they could out-twit, overcharge and outlast the others to ultimately be named the Worst Company In America 2012. Two dozen companies have since been fed to the shark-eating robot piranhas and only eight remain with a chance to be crowned with the Golden Poo. "