Category Archives: In the News

There are some local news publications that follow the industry closely. Here, you’ll find The OVG’s page where we summarize what other news outlets are reporting, complete with links to the original reporting.

Report: EA could bring back NCAA, which could mean jobs in Orlando

Industry analysts have speculated that Electronic Arts could revive its popular NCAA football video game, the Orlando Sentinel reported.

The move could mean more jobs for Orlando, as the company’s Maitland studio did the majority of the work on the title until it was canceled in 2013.

Electronic Arts will move its East Coast headquarters from Maitland during the next couple of years, the Sentinel reported.

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REPORT: Orlando man makes video game machines out of wine, whiskey barrels

Donkey Kong would be proud.

An Orlando man will be part of the annual Orlando Maker Faire this weekend showing off video game machines he has made out of wine and whiskey barrels, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

Darrin Yesbeck, 45, got the idea after staying up late with his daughter while on vacation playing Pac-Man.

He enjoyed the bonding so much, he built his first cabinet when he returned home.

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