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If Apple is ever looking for a cheerleader for the iPhone, it needs to hire Neil Young, stat. In addition to having the same name as a rocker, he's extremely pumped about the gaming possibilities of the portable platform. He jumped ship from EA last year, and is now at ngmoco and loving all things i...

March 23rd 2009 at 5:24pm 0 Comments
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Touch Arcade has an interview up with Neil Young. Just like you, I was only slightly disappointed to learn that it was the Neil Young formerly of EA who recently formed ng:moco, quickly becoming one of the most high-profile iPhone game houses, not that other one. But only slightly, because also like...

November 3rd 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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As we get closer and closer to the App Store launch (I'm still holding out for seeing an updated iTunes on July 8th, one week from today), a few big name game developers have announced that they're checking out the market for gaming on the iPhone.First up is Bioware, one of my favorite developers an...

July 1st 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Well that didn't take long. Just a little over a week after announcing his departure from Electronic Arts, former EA Blueprint head Neil Young – an 11-year veteran of the mega-publisher – has revealed his latest gig: ngmoco. Never heard of it? Well, that's because it's brand new; howeve...

June 30th 2008 at 3:56pm 0 Comments
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Newsweek's got the scoop on Neil Young's departure from publishing giant Electronic Arts. The 11-year veteran – who left for an unspecified "new project" and, anecdotally, wowed us at GDC a couple years back – spent his tenure at EA working on everything from Majestic to The Sims 2 to Me...

June 18th 2008 at 9:15pm 0 Comments
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We haven't seen anybody else mention this, so we feel obligated to describe a truly awesome talk given at GDC by the head of EA's LA studio, Neil Young (pictured here, bio here). First, it must be said that Neil Young is charming as all get-out. He's got one of those endearing English accents that...

April 14th 2006 at 4:49am 0 Comments