Electronic Arts (usually abbreviated as AD) is a U.S. developer and publisher of video games for PC and consoles founded by Trip Hawkins. It is the first in the area called third party, ie a licensee to produce games consoles of other companies, is headquartered in Redwood City, California.
She studied in several U.S. cities, Canada, Japan and England. It has several subsidiaries, such as EA Sports, in charge of sports simulators, EA Games for the other games, and subsidiaries acquired during the time as Maxis, among others. Electronic Arts also has the largest distribution of the world in this sector, is based in countries as diverse as Brazil, Poland and the Czech Republic is one of the few Western companies own distribution of video games in Japan