Yesterday Electronic Arts (also known as EA… obviously) came to UCSC to talk about what they’re looking for in potential hires and interns as well as talk about the game industry in general. While it was similar to the Microsoft Game Studios UCSC Presentation, there were some differences that I was a bit surprised to hear.
Unfortunately I walked in late so I missed my chance at a free EA pen, but luckily the actual presentation started late due to technical difficulties with the projector. (It kind of makes me laugh how a simple projector can cause so many problems for a room full of computer science majors and EA employees.) Since the presentation could not be shown first, the first to talk was a developer named Tom Wilson.
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