Notch calls out EA over its Indie Bundle on Steam

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 3 May 2012 13:41 GMT

Mojang boss Markus Persson doesn’t seem too impressed with EA’s Indie Bundle currently available on Steam, and has taken to Twitter to call the firm out for using the term indie to describe its game pack.

“EA releases an ‘indie bundle’? That’s not how that works, EA,” he said. “Stop attempting to ruin everything, you bunch of cynical bastards. I don’t even call Mojang indie any more.

“Vlambeer is indie. Polytron is indie. Stephen, Ed, Terry, Derek, Tommy and Chris are indie. Indies are saving gaming. EA is methodically destroying it.”

The bundle in question popped up on Steam yesterday and includes the titles Shank, Shank 2, Deathspank, Deathspank: Thongs Of Virtue, Warp and Gatling Gears – all of which were published by EA.

The studios which developed the titles in the bundle – Klei Entertainment, HotHead Games, Trapdoor Inc, and Vanguard Games – are not owned by EA and all were originally released online through PC, PSN, and XBLA.

Thanks, Develop .

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