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Neil Young quits EA

According to this Newsweek piece, long-time dev boss Neil Young is to leave EA. During his 11 years at EA, the Brit captained such projects as the ahead-of-its-time alternate reality game Majestic and the well-received licensed game The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. Following that, Young was put in charge of Maxis during […]

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Ea Blueprint headlines

  • GDC: EA Blueprint seeking "way to make games with smaller teams"

    Speaking at GDC last week, Neil Young – the EA guy heading up new initiative Blueprint – said that the main reasoning behind the project is to find games that don’t cost the earth to produce. “We want to find a new way to make games with smaller teams,” he said, adding, “We focus on […]

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  • EA Blueprint to support social games developers

    A new EA division, named Blueprint, is to work with developers on making games for social networking sites such as Facebook. According to this, the LA-based team will provide “stategic funding and project management” and will be run by former EA Los Angeles GM Neil Young and that studio’s director of artist and repertoire Alan […]

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