Former NFL star Colin Kaepernick made headlines when he refused to stand for the National Anthem in 2016, as a form of protest against police brutality and discrimination against people of color. And he’s back in headlines today, thanks to a potential offer from an Adidas exec.
Mark King, president of Adidas North America, said in an interview late last week with Kenneth Shropshire, the CEO of Arizona State University’s Global Sport Institute, that he wanted to sign Kaepernick to an endorsement deal. However, King has said at the school’s Global Sport Summit that he has not yet extended...more
Things have been somewhat quiet from BioWare since the middle of last year, when changes were made to Mass Effect: Andromeda developer BioWare Montreal in the wake of that game's release. Now, with BioWare Edmonton's new game Anthem coming up, BioWare general manager Casey Hudson has provided the first in a series of "studio updates," which touches on the fact that Andromeda never got the story DLC many fans were hoping for.Hudson served as a director on the original Mass Effect trilogy and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic before leaving BioWare. He then returned in 2017 as BioWare was f...more
BioWare is coming off the disappointing Mass Effect: Andromeda, which it abandoned in the downloadable-content phase. That sci-fi role-playing reboot/sequel hybrid debuted to mediocre reviews and a number of bugs and animation problems, and now studio boss Casey Hudson is addressing the lessons from this experience are guiding the role-playing game…Read More
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EA has made some big changes to its executive team, shuffling several of its highest executives into new roles or even newly created ones. The announcement from CEO Andrew Wilson outlines the various personnel changes.Patrick Soderlund will become Chief Design Officer, moving up from his role at Worldwide Studios. Laura Miele will become Chief Studios Officer, leading EA Worldwide Studios. Blake Jorgensen will hold a dual role as both Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Other role changes include Chris Bruzzo leading a new internal marketing and analytics organization, and Mat...more