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Riccitiello joins Telltale Games’ board

The changes at Telltale Games are continuing with confirmation that John Riccitiello has joined the company’s board of directors. Riccitiello is the current CEO of Unity and has twice been the boss of EA, with his second tenure ending in early 2013. Telltale has created something entirely new,” Riccitiello said. …

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Riccitiello calms concerns about Unity appointment

John Riccitiello has taken to the Unity forums to alleviate concerns amongst a number of developers about his recent appointment as CEO at the company. I strongly believe this and see it as my guiding light. And, I believe Unity has some awesome people that get this mission incredibly well, …

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Riccitiello an investor in Will Wright’s new startup Syntertainment

A new tech startup from SimCity creator Will Wright has named former EA boss John Riccitiello as one of its backers. The company, Syntertainment, will will focus on the intersection of entertainment and reality” employs a number of team members from one of Wright’s former projects, Stupid Fun Club. VentureBeat …

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Riccitiello questions Activision’s long-term viability as he tips Battlefield to beat Call of Duty

Battlefield could be on the cusp of usurping Call of Duty from the FPS throne, according to former CEO John Riccitiello. "The one thing I know most about now is Battlefield and CoD and I feel pretty confident that EA’s got better cards,” the putspoken exec told Games Industry. But …

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Riccitiello confident that next-gen consoles will prosper

Former EA boss John Riccitiello believes that PS4 and the new Xbox will both be commercial successes. I can’t keep track of the number of people who have told me they don’t believe the new consoles, long rumoured to be coming from both Microsoft and Sony this fall, will succeed,” …

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Riccitiello’s departure "all comes down to accountability"

Outgoing EA CEO John Riccitiello has said that accountability” is the cause behind his reason to quit the publisher. Not accountability for the SimCity fiasco, of course – which is already becoming the accepted narrative in some circles – but accountability for the company’s upcoming financial reports, which will see …

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Riccitiello: Games and violence aren’t linked, but the perception they are is damaging

EA CEO John Riccitiello has said that the games industry must work harder to challenge the belief that video games and gun violence share a link. "The games industry is a very mature, responsible industry, more so than you might otherwise imagine," he told investors, as reported by CVG. "We’re …

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EA suffers NASDAQ-100 index delisting

NASDAQ has as part of its annual NASDAQ-100 Index re-ranking dropped EA from its list. Also booted are streaming video provider Netflix and Blackberry creators RIM. Facebook and Western Digital are amongst those promoted to the index. As of June 2012 EA had suffered a 40 per cent share value …

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