EA's Peter Moore: 'We Can Do Better' (And Aren't the Worst Company in…

Video game giant Electronic Arts might not be rumored to be launching an always-online console, but people are pretty mad at them nonetheless. They have been a lot, lately, and now it seems that EA might be about to repeat its standing in a web poll that invites the online public to name the worst company in America.… » 4/05/13 2:15pm 4/05/13 2:15pm

Looking Back on Sports' Movers, Makers, and Video Gamers in 2011

A walk-on running back; a dad who couldn't tell his kids what he did; a fat kid who started going to the gym and never stopped. A guy who came to know his sport's greatest venue in ways some champions never will. The top man at sports video gaming's dominant publisher, and a college student who considers himself a… » 12/24/11 6:00pm 12/24/11 6:00pm

Battlefield's Taken a Piece of Call of Duty's Pie, Says Peter Moore

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 left an inch-deep bootprint on video gaming's biggest retail month, and dominated most measures the popular press use to designate big-game-itude. Yet Peter Moore, the Electronic Arts chief operating officer, is insisting his label's Battlefield 3 drew blood from the year's biggest… » 12/08/11 11:00pm 12/08/11 11:00pm

Peter Moore: EA Sports' NBA Game "Will Take a Few Years" Before It…

Though recently promoted to Electronic Arts' chief operating officer, EA Sports' old boss, Peter Moore, still is involved with products coming out of that division. And in an interview with IndustryGamers, he said he doesn't expect their next NBA simulation, due in 2012 after a two-year hiatus, to compete with NBA 2K » 9/04/11 2:00pm 9/04/11 2:00pm

The Top Talent Departs as Madden Nears Its Release

The executive producer of Madden NFL quietly stepped down this week after less than a year on the job. He is the third senior-level Madden developer to leave the title in the past two months. But Phil Frazier and his former bosses say it is an amicable separation, one that won't affect the video game whose annual… » 6/18/11 12:03am 6/18/11 12:03am

Facing the Lockout, Madden and NFL Fans Seek a Common Refuge

At E3 this week, the sight I was least prepared for was that of Ray Lewis in full Baltimore Ravens uniform: eye-black, skullcap, gloves, wristbands, everything. This was an appearance for Madden NFL 12 but to him, it didn't look like it was for show. Lewis looked ready to play right there, ready to go in the two… » 6/11/11 6:18pm 6/11/11 6:18pm

EA Sports' 'Persistent' Player Profile Would Mean No More Starting from…

Each year the new title comes out, sports gamers must re-enter their preferences, their profiles, must re-create themselves in singleplayer careers, must restart dynasties and franchises and online franchises. Remarks by EA Sports' president hint that their titles may soon put all of that under a persistent… » 4/07/11 11:00pm 4/07/11 11:00pm