EA’s Maitland team navigated pandemic challenges to build Madden NFL 21

EA’s Maitland team navigated pandemic challenges to build Madden NFL 21

The challenge of building one of the biggest franchises in video games had an unexpected twist this year. The coronavirus pandemic pushed the team behind this year’s Madden NFL game home during the annual cycle’s most-crucial months. In response, leaders...
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Madden NFL 21, built in Maitland, set to debut Friday. Fo’ shizzle.

Madden NFL 21, built in Maitland, set to debut Friday. Fo’ shizzle.

The highest-profile video game built in Central Florida returns for its 28th year on Friday. The latest entry in Electronic Arts’ Madden NFL series, built in Maitland, will include a bonus for hardcore gamers. Those who buy the game for...
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EA has big moves in store to boost game industry here

EA has big moves in store to boost game industry here

Electronic Arts’ move into Central Florida goes back to the mid-1990s. That’s when EA acquired the small studio named Tiburon. Tiburon started as one of the key builders of specific parts of the immensely popular John Madden football series. Today,...
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