The publishers will only be working with Massive for ads within Xbox 360 and PC versions of games, and not those for any other platforms.
PS3 or Wii anyone?
EA I expected to be there, I'm not to terribly surprised that Activision is on it, but I am really disappointed in THQ for being on that list.
At the same time, the self-esteem and all-must-have-prizes philosophies that now pervade much of education have convinced everybody that they deserve to walk right into their dream job, just because they've done nothing more than show up for class and turn in assignments most of the time.
I knew this was a problem when I started seeing "participation" trophies for kids. Translation, you're a loser, but we need to spare your feelings rather than encourage you to do better next time. Is there any wonder that our jobs are all going overseas? Not only is the work cheaper there, but employees actually think they need to earn their keep rather than just have it handed to them.
"An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup." - H.L. Mencken