Will Wright, the designer of the celebrated original SimCity game, isn't too impressed with EA.
Facebook gaming developers Zynga – they of FarmVille fame – are heading to the city next year with a new game called CityVille.
Sim City and Spore creator Will Wright is set to make a series of TV documentaries for the Science Channel in the US looking at a range of topics including time travel, different worlds and the future.
Civilization designer and veteran game developer Sid Meier gave one of the final keynote speeches at this years' Games Developers Conference in San Francisco, explaining his thoughts on what drives his players and how his thinking on player psychology has changed over time.
Scientists in Seattle have made a major breakthrough in designing computer-aided design systems to allow them to build artificial life forms.
Shigeru Miyamoto is not only a legend amongst the Nintendo faithful, with a new poll of over 9,000 games developers showing that he is also the developer's development hero.
The British Academy for Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has honoured Atari founder and all-round technology guru Nolan Bushnell with its annual Fellowship award.
Feted games designer Will Wright is more widely known these days for his recent hits with The Sims series and this year's mind-bogglingly deep Spore.
Will Wright's magnificent Spore has been voted Time Magazine's 20th best invention of the year, in the influential mags run-down of top tech and other inventions in 2008.