Entries in 'gibeau' (15)

EA's Gibeau: 'Zynga blew it'

EA's Gibeau: 'Zynga blew it'

The boss of EA’s mobile business has delivered a scathing verdict on its casual gaming rival Zynga.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2013 at 10:38AM in News
Gibeau on EA criticism: "We're not tone deaf"

Gibeau on EA criticism: "We're not tone deaf"

EA Labels boss Frank Gibeau has said that EA has responded to the criticism it has received – even if he thinks it’s not fully justified.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2013 at 3:43PM in News
EA: DRM is a dead-end strategy, was never discussed in SimCity meetings

EA: DRM is a dead-end strategy, was never discussed in SimCity meetings

The always-on internet requirement of Maxis’ SimCity was never designed as a DRM measure, EA Labels president Frank Gibeau has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2013 at 3:18PM in News
EA's next-gen software "is nothing short of astonishing"

EA's next-gen software "is nothing short of astonishing"

Remember those times when developers would lash out at console transitions? It seems like a lifetime ago now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 3:46PM in News

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Zynga loses two more execs; Gibeau chips in with Syrian analogy

Zynga loses two more execs; Gibeau chips in with Syrian analogy

The executive exodus has continued at Zynga.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2012 at 9:24AM in News
Of course Frank Gibeau likes single player games

Of course Frank Gibeau likes single player games

So Frank Gibeau does like single-player games after all.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2012 at 11:00AM in News
EA commits to next-gen consoles... but dismisses single player experiences

EA commits to next-gen consoles... but dismisses single player experiences

EA Labels president Frank Gibeau has promised that EA will not abandon console publishing in the hunt for social and casual success.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2012 at 2:09PM in News
Gibeau: PopCap cuts due to "duplicative" roles with EA

Gibeau: PopCap cuts due to "duplicative" roles with EA

The recent job cuts at PopCap were due to roles that were “duplicative” of those that already existed at parent company EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2012 at 2:48PM in News

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UPDATED: EA's Gibeau has "seen" PS4 and Xbox 720

UPDATED: EA's Gibeau has "seen" PS4 and Xbox 720

PS4 and Xbox 720 do not exist. Got that?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2012 at 12:50PM in News
E3 2012: EA says E3'12 "is the opening act of next-gen cycle shift"

E3 2012: EA says E3'12 "is the opening act of next-gen cycle shift"

EA Labels president Frank Gibeau has said that E3 2012 is the first chapter in the next-gen story.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2012 at 9:18AM in News
EA praises Fox News coverage

EA praises Fox News coverage

While MCV and others lines up to cry foul over Fox News' reactionary coverage of Bulletstorm last month, the boss of EA Games has praised Fox for its editorial ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2011 at 10:57AM in News
EA: Changes have kept us relevant

EA: Changes have kept us relevant

Had Electronic Arts not undergone a painful three-year transition of its business, the firm would today be “irrelevant and in far worse shape”, a top exec art the firm has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2011 at 3:49PM in News

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EA: Offline games are finished

EA: Offline games are finished

One of the most senior execs at Electronic Arts believes non-online-enabled games are a “finished” commodity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2010 at 3:45PM in News
EA: Movie game biz ‘falling apart’

EA: Movie game biz ‘falling apart’

Electronic Arts has no desire to return to the games-film licensing business that it once made a fortune from, a key exec at the firm has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2010 at 3:36PM in News
EA: Respawn deal is ironic

EA: Respawn deal is ironic

Long before former Infinity Ward owners Jason West and Vince Zampella fell out with Activision, the pair once walked away from EA and its Medal of Honor franchise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2010 at 6:31PM in News