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EA’s Peter Moore responds to ‘Worst Company in America’ poll

Readers of The Consumerist are expected to today name EA as the ‘Worst Company in America’ for the second year running. MCV wrote the following after EA scooped the unadmirable title last year. The arms trade? Oil companies polluting the planet? Bankers bringing us to our knees? Companies that sell …

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EA ditches Medal of Honor IP as Battlefield goes annual

The Medal of Honor series has been taken out of rotation” by EA after sales of the most recent release Warfighter were well below expectations”. Medal of Honor made its gaming return in 2011 after a three-year hiatus. The game, developed by both Danger Close and DICE, received a lukewarm …

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Moore wants chance to reverse HMV’s fortunes

HMV boss Trevor Moore and financial director Ian Kenyon want the chance to lead the chain out of administration. Speaking to journalists this afternoon, Moore pointed the finger at disappointing technology sales over the Christmas period, claiming that supply lines of key tablet computers were insufficient. Having had a request …

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EA shall fight on the beaches

Zynga isn’t the most popular kid in the games industry playground – that much is certain. And that’s part of the reason EA is taking so much relish in the newfound popularity it has found amongst industry observers now it’s taking Zynga to court. It’s already expressed its delight at …

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Rumour vultures begin to circle Riccitiello

The insatiable online rumour mill is once again questioning the viability of John Riccitiello’s position at the top of EA. Rumours of discontent emerged yesterday when US analyst Michael Pachter claimed that Riccitiello had confessed to him that he feared for his job, adding that the exec doesn’t understand what …

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EA: We’re going through "an unbelievably difficult transition"

Outspoken former Xbox exec and current EA COO Peter Moore has admitted that the industry is experiencing more turbulence now than at any other period in its history. "We’re going through, as an industry, just an unbelievably difficult transformation, that is not from one business model to another but from …

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Moore: Publishers must adapt or die

EA COO Peter Moore has issued a stark warning to his rival publishers – you’ll die off if you’re not ready for the digital transition. Conceding that a certain element of consolidation is inevitable within the publishing sector over the next few years, Moore emphasized that all publishers need to …

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EA: Digital success helps grow boxed sales

Publisher EA has countered the belief that digital will eventually cannibalise the packaged games market. The evidence, EA’s boss claims, comes from its FIFA series. FIFA has been a cornerstone of the console market for nearly 20 years but has in recent times expanded onto new platform such as iOS …

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Tiger dropped from PGA Tour cover

EA has denied that its decision to depict the Augusta National golf course on the cover of Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12 instead of the iconic sports star himself has nothing to do with the personal issues that have dogged the former world No.1 over the last year. The cover …

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EAs respect for excellent PES team

A by-product of FIFA’s growing commercial success has been a sustained and reasonably emphatic superiority over FIFA’s great rival franchise, PES – the one that used to be considered the connoisseurs’ choice. Speaking exclusively to MCV, EA Sports boss Peter Moore rejects the idea that there is now clear green …

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