Geoff Harrower contemplates quitting EA over microtransactions

Long-time EA developer Geoff Harrower, better known as GameplayDevUFC and rEAnimator, dropped a bombshell on reddit, asking if a “game developer” should “quit his job because he works on a game that contains micro transactions.” He considered the idea as part of a series of “deeply personal questions” and a “burden” that “none of us can escape.” He likened it to “two people giving each other CTE.” The post was made in the hugely popular r/MMA subreddit. It is not clear if the “video game developer” in question refers to himself or a fictional entity.

Geoff Harrower is best known for being a developer on NBA Elite 11, a game that EA was forced to cancel 8 days before release.




GameplayDevUFC mocks Brendan Schaub’s concussion

Geoff Harrower decided to include an Easter Egg in EA UFC 2 that makes light of the concussion that Brendan Schaub suffered against Ben Rothwell.