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  • Blog Post: Electronic Arts' Larry Probst To Step Down As An Employee

    In a Securities and Exchange Commission filing today, the company notified the agency of a change in position of longtime employee Larry Probst. Probst joined the company in 1984 and served as EA's executive leader following the departure of former CEO John Riccitiello . Effective January 1, Probst’s... More
  • Blog Post: EA Mobile Boss Says Mobile Dungeon Keeper ‘Innovated Too Much’

    EA is speaking up about this year’s mobile Dungeon Keeper reboot. The free-to-play title, which is based on Bullfrog’s Dungeon Keeper PC series, was maligned by gamers for having an overly aggressive monetization scheme , but its struggles have been interpreted differently by EA’s mobile... More
  • Blog Post: EA CEO Andrew Wilson Believes Current Title DLC Important To Future Game Sales

    Speaking to an audience at the Credit Suisse 2013 Annual Technology Conference, EA CEO Andrew Wilson discussed the value of DLC. Additional content is used to enhance the bottom line, but it has another purpose. "You would think if you play the game for five weeks and then put it away, by the time... More
  • Blog Post: Major Leadership Changes At EA Reveal An Organization In Flux

    A new memo has leaked out of EA revealing even more changes at the top of the company's organizational structure. As we reported yesterday , president of EA Labels Frank Gibeau and former executive vice president of that division, Patrick Söderlund, have new roles. The shifts go far deeper,... More
  • Blog Post: Report: EA Shakes Up Leadership As Andrew Wilson Steps Into CEO Role

    Reports are coming in that there are some significant changes in responsibility at the top of EA's organizational structure following the appointment of Andrew Wilson as CEO . The move sees new roles for Frank Gibeau and Patrick Söderlund. Polygon is reporting that Gibeau, who up until now served... More
  • Blog Post: The Biggest Stories Of The Week (September 21, 2013)

    EA has a new CEO, and no one expected it would be Andrew Wilson Earlier this week, EA announced that Andrew Wilson was promoted from head of EA Sports and Origin to the top spot in the executive pecking order. Of all the internal names being batted around (especially after Don Mattrick moved from Microsoft... More
  • Blog Post: Andrew Wilson Named CEO Of Electronic Arts

    EA finally has a new CEO. After the resignation of John Riccitiello in March, the company has been searching for a new chief executive. That hunt is finally over with the appointment of Andrew Wilson , who previously headed up EA's sports division. Wilson takes over for Larry Probst , who was filling... More
  • Blog Post: Updated: Two EA Vice Presidents Sell Significant Stock Holdings

    [Update] A second EA executive, senior vice president and general counsel Stephen Bene, has dropped a number of EA shares . Today, Bene sold derivative securities (vested options) for 25,000 shares at a value of $16.06 ($401,500) and then immediately sold those same shares at a market value of $22.40... More
  • Blog Post: EA Sports Exec: Gamers Won't Be Paying $60 For Games

    Nobody liked having to pay $60 for games when this generation of consoles started, but we've gotten used to it. That might not always be the case says Andrew Wilson, senior VP of worldwide development at EA Sports. In an interview with GamesIndustry.biz , Wilson talks about how post-release content... More
  • Blog Post: EA Sports Talks More About Persistent ID Program

    At today's Season Opener event, EA Sports talked more about its plans to create an EA Sports ID that will follow you between the label's games and from one year to the next. Plenty of details are still being figured out about the program, such as whether you'll keep the same exact level from... More
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