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My Conversation with André Thomas: From the Head of Graphics for Football at EA Sports to Leading the Way In Higher Education Gaming

Robyn Shulman | Posted 05.26.2016 | Education
Robyn Shulman

Learn how André Thomas, former Head of Graphics at EA Sports Football games has made his way through an amazing career toward a life-long dream working with students and teachers in higher education.

EA Sports Is Betting Millions You'll Watch This Guy Play 'FIFA'

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 05.25.2016 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Mohamad Al-Bacha was shook. He stared blankly out over the capacity crowd of 1,500 in Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater, dropped his Xbox co...

Adding The USWNT To FIFA 16 Was Enormously Successful

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 11.30.2015 | Sports

Nearly five months after a World Cup title win on July 5, the U.S. Women’s National Team once again has statistical proof of its global popularity. ...

FIFA, the Video Game: A Major Vehicle for Soccer's Popularization in the United States

Andrei Markovits | Posted 09.04.2015 | Sports
Andrei Markovits

Does the popularity of the FIFA series cause the rise in popularity of professional soccer in America, or is it the other way around?

Heading Into Super Bowl XLIX, Fans Are the Big Winners

Alicia Jessop | Posted 04.02.2015 | Sports
Alicia Jessop

On Sunday night, either the Seahawks or Patriots will walk out of University of Phoenix Stadium as winners of Super Bowl XLIX. Leading up to the big game, though, the biggest winners of Super Bowl weekend are the fans attending the wide variety of events hosted by NFL partners and other corporations across Phoenix.

WATCH: NFL Rookies React To Their Madden Video Game Rankings

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.21.2014 | Sports

The Madden 15 video game hits the shelves everywhere on August 26, and with a new year comes a new crop of NFL rookies in need of video game rankings....

Landon Donovan Proves He's A Seriously Good Sport After World Cup Snub

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.16.2014 | Sports

Even after being left off the 2014 U.S. World Cup team roster, Landon Donovan is shredding any sense of doubt that he's always in the game. Donovan...

The Madden Curse Is Not a Glitch

Dan Karpuc | Posted 08.10.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

Every NFL offseason, video game fans from around the United States and beyond await the next installment of EA Sports' Madden NFL video game. However, the "Madden Curse" is a phenomenon that has been risen over the past half-decade.

Lacrosse Entrepreneur Seeks to Kick Start Video Game Industry

The Legal Blitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
The Legal Blitz

Despite its severance with the NCAA, EA Sports is still on pace to break $4 billion in revenue this year. Yet while EA dominates the sports market, it has failed to appreciate the popularity of one the world's fastest growing sports -- lacrosse.

Tiger's Video Game Run Ends

Posted 10.28.2013 | Sports

Tiger Woods will be moving on from a relationship that lasted about 15 years. The world's No. 1 golfer and video game publisher EA Sports are parting ...

NFL Stars 'Bet' Their Eyebrows On Sunday's Game

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.12.2013 | Sports

Last we checked, betting on your own game is illegal. Unless, of course, you're betting your eyebrow. In a new commercial for EA Sports' "Madden 2...

Great Hacker Dads Make Female Video Game Heroes

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 05.11.2013 | Parents
Soraya Chemaly

Most video games, like movies and other popular media, either entirely ignore female protagonists or marginalize, sexualize and objectify them. Boys and girls learn that as they grow older, females are invisible, distressed or simply accessories.

PHOTOS: Behind The Scenes With Tiger Woods At EA Sports

Posted 10.19.2011 | Sports

You've seen Tiger Woods on television numerous times. You've also seen him as a character in his own video game. But you've likely never seen him like...

Obama, Palin And Other Politicians Throw Down Dunks In New 'NBA Jam' Video Game

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama has proven that he has a sweet left-handed jumper, but with news that he's going to appear in the new "NBA Jam" video game alongside othe...

Electronic Arts In Hot Water Again Over Publicity Rights

Gregory Gabriel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Gregory Gabriel

There does not seem to be any reason why a third party should be permitted to profit off of the student athlete. That is exactly what numerous current and former student athletes contend Electronic Arts has been doing for years.

College Stars Sue Over Likenesses In Video Games

New York Times | Katie Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

One of the best parts about being the quarterback for Arizona State was the thrill that Sam Keller got whenever he played NCAA Football, the popular v...

David Feherty's Triple Bogie

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stu Kreisman

Feherty insulted every person who puts on a uniform to fight for the US. He cast them all as hate mongers willing to assassinate members of the government that he doesn't care for.

Curing Content: The Value Problem, or How We Did Our Best with Dead Space

Andrew N. Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrew N. Green

After many painful attempts at capitalizing on the phenomenon of "viral content," people began to realize that you couldn't throw an intern in front of a webcam and expect gold in return.

Video Gamers Sue Electronic Arts Over "Anticompetetive Conduct"

East Bay Business Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Gamers in California and Washington, D.C., have sued Electronic Arts Inc. over what they call "blatantly anticompetitive conduct" in its football gami...