" Garriot - money. He created Destination Games, no doubt hired some staffers Origin let go in their downsizing, then when the turkey looked fattened up he sold to NCSoft without actually accomplishing anything. It was all about the money. When high ups leave EA they've already made their fortune so the games biz is literally just a game by then. Wheelin' n' dealing is fun, but building new IP from scratch is hard work... "
Let me get it straight, Rab. Are you saying that it's okay for rich EA departees to do half-@ssed jobs elsewhere but highly successfully EA has to keep the train moving while keeping a healthy bottom line but still has their bloated underutilized developers on payroll? Hmmm