When EA isn't feeling the burn of a misplaced bet, they have a gaming empire to build. To help you follow their story, Gamasutra has compiled an exhaustive and in-depth feature examining the publisher's 25 year history from rags to riches. The article includes thoughts from EA's founder Trip Hawkins, its most successful franchises, and lots of old school cover art in addition to a nifty graphics timeline. Feed me, Seymore!

[Thanks, Simon]

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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