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EA VP Jeff Brown leaves company

Jeff Brown has stepped down from his role as senior VP of corporate communications of EA after 14 years.

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  • EA has no Wii U games in the works, including FIFA 14

    EA has confirmed that it’s not currently working on any Wii U titles, and this includes FIFA 14 and the previously announced skip of Madden 25.

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  • Quick Quotes: EA's Jeff Brown responds to Eric Hirshberg's gamescom keynote

    “Welcome to the big leagues Eric. I know you’re new in the job but someone should have told you this is an competitive industry. You’ve got every reason to be nervous. Last year Activision had a 90 share in the shooter category. This year, Battlefield 3 is going to take you down to 60 or […]

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  • Court filings claim Infinity Ward delayed CoD map pack at EA's request, EA claims email "was a joke"

    Kotaku has gotten its hands on an internal email belonging to EA, which suggests Infinity Ward put off releasing a map pack for Modern Warfare 2 at the request of the firm. The letter was released today as part of court filing in the Activision suit against EA and Infinity Ward co-founders Vince Zampella and […]

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  • EA: Lasky "needs to try de-caf"

    EA has hit back at an anti-company rant from former company executive Mitch Lasky last week, saying he “needs to try de-caf.” Burn.

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  • ESA: E3's 90 percent sold out

    ESA said today that 90 percent of E3 2009′s floorspace has sold through. More than 100 companies are attending the LA Convention Center show this year, which takes place from June 2-4. “If you have a career in games or just love to play them, get out your calendar and circle the first week of […]

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  • EA promises risks with new and old franchises

    During the annual company town hall meeting this week, EA’s John Riccitiello assured employees that despite Q3 losses announced on Tuesday, the company still plans to take risks with both new and proven franchises. Comms boss Jeff Brown reiterated this when he told Kotaku: “We can take risks because we are pretty sure our blockbusters are […]

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  • Mercenaries 2 complaints are "comical," says EA

    EA has slapped back at critics of Mercenaries 2′s “fully destructible Venezuela” saying those opposed to the title on political grounds are just being silly. “All the controversy around this is kind of comical,” said EA comms head Jeff Brown. “At the end of the day you have to remind yourself it’s a damned video […]

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  • EA comms boss slams Activision over ESA exit

    EA communications head Jeff Brown has told GamesIndustry that Activision and Vivendi’s decision to leave ESA is down to a lack of strong management. “I think having [Activision and Vivendi] pull out of the ESA reflects an unfortunate lack of leadership,” he said. “They’re a big company and we feel that when you’re a big […]

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  • EA top brass "laughed" at Kotick soul-sucker remark

    EA communications boss Jeff Brown has claimed that no one at EA took seriously a comment from Activision boss Bobby Kotick that EA “did a very good job of taking the soul out of a lot of the studios it acquired.” “The truth is, everyone laughed,” said Brown, talking to NewsWeek. “In the past year […]

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  • Take-Two AGM: Shareholders approve ZelnickMedia incentive package, EA calls foul

    Take-Two shareholders passed a proposal at last night’s company AGM to grant ZelnickMedia, Take-Two’s manager, 1.5 million shares of restricted stock. EA communications boss Jeff Brown immediately waded in on the news, saying the approval was like “asking your last employer to give you a million dollar raise and forcing your new employer to pay […]

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