History: EA’s Beginnings

by Darius Kazemi on February 16, 2007

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There’s a great article on Gamasutra about the history of EA. For some reason, I did not know that Trip Hawkins used the money he got as an Apple employee from Apple’s IPO to found the company.

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Ian Schreiber February 18, 2007 at 2:54 pm

In my Game Industry Survey class, I assign these two readings (among others), one on the history of Origin and the other on the history of EA:



It’s interesting to compare the two views of Trip Hawkins: dedicated guy who wants the best for his employees… and the Antichrist. Class discussion centers around which view is right.

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