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EA Cut "Over a Dozen" Games, MoH "Revitalization" Nears

Gamasutra reports on the post-earnings conference call following up on EA's finacial reporting, where EA CEO John Riccitiello said of the 1500 jobs lost, saying: "these cuts are essential to transforming our company." Big Download has another tidbit from the call, saying that as part of their cost cutting EA has cancelled "over a dozen" games. Finally, G4tv.com's story on the call reports EA Games label head Frank Gibeau said a "revitalization" of the Medal of Honor franchise will be revealed soon.

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12. Re: MoH Nov 9, 2009, 21:41 NKD
 
John how much would EA save with you out and the 1500 jobs back?

Probably nothing. It's doubtful Mr. Riccitiello makes anywhere near what those 1500 employees made combined. It's also not exactly a wise business move to can the best CEO your company has had in ages.

I'd love to hand the reins to a multi-billion dollar corporation over to Internet Armchair CEOs one day, and see how fast they run it into the ground.

Studios producing vaporware for 10 years, nobody ever getting canned, successful games never getting followups because "sequels suck."
 
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If you don't like where gaming is heading, stop giving your money to the people who are taking it in that direction.
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