Entries in 'john riccitiello' (52)

Riccitiello out at EA

Riccitiello out at EA

John Riccitiello has resigned from his role as EA CEO.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 18th 2013 at 8:15PM in News
EA CEO: Social market isn't dying, but consumers won't pay for crap

EA CEO: Social market isn't dying, but consumers won't pay for crap

John Riccitiello isn’t listening to the noise surrounding social gaming’s impending demise – believing instead that companies are learning, and only need to make a few necessary adjustments for continued success.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 22nd 2012 at 7:41AM in News
EA chairman: "Absolutely no plan to replace Riccitiello"

EA chairman: "Absolutely no plan to replace Riccitiello"

Electronic Arts chairman Larry Probst put an end to speculation about CEO John Riccitiello's employment today.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 26th 2012 at 10:22PM in News
Riccitiello: "Other retailers will absorb the business" if GAME goes

Riccitiello: "Other retailers will absorb the business" if GAME goes

He carefully avoided naming it, but EA's CEO last week said it's "all but a certainty" GAME has two terrible weeks ahead. But he thinks other retailers will pick up ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 11th 2012 at 10:18PM in News

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EA CEO wants COD to "rot from the core"

EA CEO wants COD to "rot from the core"

EA boss John Riccitiello wants Call of Duty to “rot from the core”.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 17th 2011 at 11:54AM in News
Riccitiello: Elite coming too early

Riccitiello: Elite coming too early

John Riccitiello believes Activision is "leading with its chin" when it comes to launching Elite.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 17th 2011 at 11:27AM in News
Riccitiello: BF3 footage "got Kotick’s goat"

Riccitiello: BF3 footage "got Kotick’s goat"

John Riccitiello is confident his company has “got Kotick’s goat” with Battlefield 3.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 13th 2011 at 3:17PM in News
NINTENDO: EA backs Wii U

NINTENDO: EA backs Wii U

Electronic Arts is on board to develop games for the newly announced Wii U console.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 7th 2011 at 7:21PM in News

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EA CEO: Buying Harmonix is 'catching a falling knife'

EA CEO: Buying Harmonix is 'catching a falling knife'

The boss of Electronic Arts has popped inflated rumours that the firm wants to buy for-sale developer Harmonix.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Nov 30th 2010 at 10:38AM in News
EA profits in Q4

EA profits in Q4

EA has posted Q4 net revenues of $979 million, up $119 million from 2009's Q4 tally of $860 million. Profits came in at $30 million, compared with a net loss ...

by Colin Campbell
on May 12th 2010 at 12:15AM in News
EA cuts financial projections

EA cuts financial projections

Electronic Arts this evening announced it is down-grading projections for both full year revenues and trading during the Christmas season.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 11th 2010 at 11:30PM in News
Star Wars Old Republic set for Spring 2011?

Star Wars Old Republic set for Spring 2011?

Comments made by EA's CEO in this evening's investors conference call suggests Star Wars: The Old Republic will be released in Spring 2011.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 11th 2010 at 11:24PM in News

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Riccitiello: Bad press affecting EA stock

Riccitiello: Bad press affecting EA stock

Electronic Arts boss John Riccitiello has claimed negative press contributed to recent slumps in the publisher’s stock.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 10th 2009 at 10:16AM in News
Riccitiello ready to trim publishing teams

Riccitiello ready to trim publishing teams

EA boss John Riccitiello has admitted that the firm’s plan to cut its new boxed product release slate will mean fewer employees are necessary in its publishing offices.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 2nd 2009 at 10:44AM in News
EA slashes release slate in half

EA slashes release slate in half

Electronic Arts' ruthless culling of dead wood – if not Dead Space – will hit a new high next year: Its FY2011 (Apr 1st 2010 – Mar 31st 2011) line-up ...

by Tim Ingham
on Nov 10th 2009 at 12:06PM in News
Riccitiello calls for download data

Riccitiello calls for download data

EA boss John Riccitiello has said that the time has come for analysts and data providers to reveal market download numbers to publishers.

by Tim Ingham
on Nov 5th 2009 at 12:09PM in News

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Fewer games, higher prices this Xmas

Fewer games, higher prices this Xmas

The ghost of unprofitable Christmas past will hit consumers this Q4 – as retailers keep software prices high and publishers shunt more triple-A titles than ever to next year.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 6th 2009 at 11:04AM in News
EA: Godfather 2 delayed

EA: Godfather 2 delayed

Electronic Arts has revealed that its Godfather 2 release will be delayed until its fiscal year 2010.

by Tim Ingham
on Feb 4th 2009 at 10:39AM in News
EA allows Take Two bid to expire

EA allows Take Two bid to expire

EA will allow its latest offer for Take Two to expire tonight after Electronic Arts accepted Take Two’s offer of a management presentation to its suitor containing non-public information.

by Neil Long
on Aug 18th 2008 at 2:30PM in News
Riccitiello: We have the ‘winning formula’

Riccitiello: We have the ‘winning formula’

EA CEO John Riccitiello has admitted that he doesn’t like some of Activision Blizzard’s business practices – and stated that, when it comes to the right business model, his company ...
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 4th 2008 at 4:09PM in News
We should have bet on Wii, admits Riccitiello

We should have bet on Wii, admits Riccitiello

Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello has admitted that the company put too much focus on PS3 and 360 at the beginning of the current console cycle – and largely ignored ...
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 28th 2008 at 4:22PM in News
Riccitiello: ‘I hated E3 2008’

Riccitiello: ‘I hated E3 2008’

EA CEO John Riccitiello has slammed the format of this year’s E3, stating that he “hated” last week’s show.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 21st 2008 at 11:10AM in News
EA saga costs Take Two $5m

EA saga costs Take Two $5m

Take Two's battle to wriggle out of being acquired by EA has been a costly process, according to its Q2 fiscal announcement.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 6th 2008 at 12:10PM in News
Riccitiello snaps up $1m of EA stock

Riccitiello snaps up $1m of EA stock

CEO of Electronic Arts John Riccitiello purchased almost $1 million of the company’s stock on Tuesday – a day after the firm announced it had extended its bid for Take ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 22nd 2008 at 10:46AM in News
Take Two: ‘Give It up, EA’

Take Two: ‘Give It up, EA’

Take Two’s Board has once again taken the opportunity to tell the world that EA’s $25.74-per-share tender offer ‘undervalues’ the company – and revealed that it is already talking to ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 19th 2008 at 3:32PM in News