They broke the servers badly, and had to restore everything from the backup I made before I left, and then were too stupid to re-do the list of admin tasks afterwards, which included disabling the accounts of three other former employees, one of which was fired for dirty dealings.
I find this scenario plausible. You should check if you can access the accounts.
Huh? The only?
Wine is awesome and all, but it doesn't (fully) support a lot of new games, and many games have only partial functionality.
. And please DO your homework first
Okay, so maybe I was full of shit (just spent 20 minutes googling for citations, couldn't find anything), but I remember I saw threads on forums/websites about pre-ordering the game to support linux gaming. Maybe it wasn't as huge as it seemed to be. I don't know.
 and I don't know many Linux users who do.
What I think he meant was "it's the only option linux users have".
To be fair those numbers were inflated by people who wanted to show that a game on linux can be profitable.
2) because you generously want to share all your data with Google, so they can turn around and sell it for beaucoup bucks to marketers and get rich on your back
No wonder ChromeOS is dead, we already have facebook for that.
No man is an island if he's on at least one mailing list.