Entries in 'john schappert' (9)

Shiver Entertainment formed by ex-Zynga and EA COO John Schappert

Shiver Entertainment formed by ex-Zynga and EA COO John Schappert

Former EA and Zynga executive John Schappert has opened new game development studio, Shiver Entertainment.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2013 at 8:00AM in News
John Schappert resigns from Zynga

John Schappert resigns from Zynga

An SEC filing has revealed John Schappert has resigned from his role as COO at Zynga.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 9th 2012 at 6:14AM in News
INTERVIEW: John Schappert, Zynga

INTERVIEW: John Schappert, Zynga

Zynga, the defining force in the free and social games boom, says that it is stealing a march on the traditional core and console games market. And its COO, John ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 14th 2012 at 3:32PM in News
EA CFO talks CoD spat

EA CFO talks CoD spat

Speaking at a GDC panel on Wednesday, Electronic Arts' chief financial officer John Schappert expressed doubts over the future of rival Activision's Call of Duty franchise, following the public spat ...

by Colin Campbell
on Mar 11th 2010 at 12:14AM in News

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EA offers guide to better times

EA offers guide to better times

Electronic Arts' troubles - fiscal losses, massive job cuts, a thinning roster, waning market confidence - serve as an illustration of the whole industry's troubles. The firm's second-in-command, COO John ...

by Colin Campbell
on Feb 20th 2010 at 3:59PM in News
Xbox Live boss quits for EA

Xbox Live boss quits for EA

Global Xbox Live boss John Schappert will leave Microsoft on July 14th for Electronic Arts - two years after quitting the Redwood giant for the platform holder.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 19th 2009 at 12:03AM in News
360 can handle MGS4, says Microsoft

360 can handle MGS4, says Microsoft

Microsoft’s Xbox Live boss has told MCV that Xbox 360 definitely has the power to “handle” Metal Gear Solid 4 – and talked of his admiration for “Kojima-san’s masterpiece”.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 16th 2008 at 11:58AM in News
INTERVIEW: Don Mattrick and John Schappert

INTERVIEW: Don Mattrick and John Schappert

Don Mattrick’s assertion that his rivals had been on an extended vacation judging by their showing at E3 grabbed headlines globally, but there’s more where that came from.

by Neil Long
on Jul 31st 2008 at 11:24AM in News

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E3 08: Xbox avatars announced

E3 08: Xbox avatars announced

Microsoft has revealed a new system of avatars as part of a radical redesign of the Xbox 360 dashboard interface, designed to challenge Nintendo’s ‘Mii’ creation.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 15th 2008 at 12:47AM in News