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In the "Hit List" from the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, the video game industry's top talents describe their current gaming addictions, their most anticipated releases and more. This week: Sledgehammer Games co-founder Glen Schofield. Glen Schofield is co-founder and studio head of S...

January 22nd 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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When Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey left Visceral Games to form Sledgehammer Games with Activision, you may have jokingly speculated that the Dead Space creators set to work immediately on Call of Duty. After all, it was either that or Guitar Hero. You would have been correct. Activision today...

March 2nd 2010 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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It's been awhile since we've brought you the origin story of an industry presence, so here's what Glen Schofield had to say about coining his new studio, "Sledgehammer Games," during our recent chat: "We wanted to establish, with more than just a name, our passion and dedication to the studio goal...

January 8th 2010 at 10:02am 0 Comments
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Update: An EA spokesperson confirmed to IndustryGamers that the two have indeed flown the coop. There's no word on replacements for them as of yet, but we'll be sure to keep you posted.Original post: EA's Visceral Games (formerly EA Redwood Shores) may have lost two key personnel, if a rumor origin...

July 22nd 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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In an interview with gamesindustry.biz, Glen Schofield, VP and general manager of the recently re-branded Visceral Games, said that the EA studio's upcoming Wii title Dead Space Extraction is an experiment in mature content on the platform for the publisher. Asked how he felt given the large portio...

May 8th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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EA Redwood Shores (aka EARS), an internal development studio within EA, was suffering a bit of an identity crisis. Known for making some of EA's best and brightest stuff -- including last year's Dead Space and the upcoming Dante's Inferno -- the studio just didn't feel right with such a ... less th...

May 4th 2009 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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The Wall Street Journal's Jamin Brophy-Warren has a piece today exploring the racial connotations some are seeing in Capcom's latest effort, Resident Evil 5. The game's producer Jun Takeuchi recently said, "There is no racial element to it at all," and Capcom's Chris Kramer expands on that point, s...

March 11th 2009 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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Speaking to GI.biz, EA Redwood Shores manager Glen Schofield expressed hope that Sony can figure out what to do with PS3's relatively high price tag in a time of economic woe. The conglomerate faces massive losses from its computer entertainment division and declining sales for its flagship console,...

March 3rd 2009 at 7:05pm 0 Comments
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Though EA's pledge to focus on quality games and new IP may have resulted in critical approval and a more positive image among gamers, the company has still been forced to take serious financial cost-cutting measures in recent months. Thankfully, Glen Schofield, manager of EA's Redwood Shores studi...

February 26th 2009 at 5:29pm 0 Comments