Electronic Arts


May 28, 1982


Founded by

Trip Hawkins

Electronic Arts (or EA) is an American developer and publisher of The Simpsons: Tapped Out and other various video games. It was founded and incorporated by Trip Hawkins on May 28, 1982.

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Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA) is an American developer, marketer, publisher and distributor of video games. Founded and incorporated on May 28, 1982 by Trip Hawkins, the company was a pioneer of the early home computer games industry and was notable for promoting the designers and programmers responsible for its games. Electronic Arts is the world's third-largest gaming company by revenue after Nintendo and Activision Blizzard.

Currently, EA develops and publishes games under several labels including EA Sports titles, Madden NFLFIFA Football/SoccerNHLNCAA FootballSSX and NBA Jam. Other EA labels produce established franchises such as BattlefieldNeed for SpeedThe SimsMedal of HonorCommand & Conquer, as well as newer franchises such as Dead SpaceMass EffectDragon AgeArmy of Two and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, produced in partnership with LucasArts. EA also owns and operates major gaming studios, Tiburon in Orlando, EA Canada in Burnaby, BioWare in Edmonton as well as Montreal and DICE in Sweden.

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