Electronic Arts

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Electronic Arts
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Founded 1982-05-28
Headquarters Redwood City, California, USA
Website www.ea.com
Other Names EA, EA Sports, EA Games, エレクトロニック・アーツ・ビクター株式会社 (Electronic Arts Victor Co., Ltd.)

Electronic Arts (better known as EA) is an American game company with many branches around the world. It was founded by Trip Hawkins in 1982. Over the years, the company has acquired a large amount of other video game development studios for their intellectual property rights.


Music Development


For early games, the music is written by David Warhol, and he used the music in assembly. Most of the time, Rob Hubbard is the main composer, and he wrote it in assembly.


Rob Hubbard is the only person who wrote this driver. He wrote it in assembly.


Electronic Arts programmed many variants of the sound driver, some of them were from Z80 instruments. Among them were Rob Hubbard and Steve Hayes.


For Electronic Arts' Canadian branch, Kris Hatlelid and Alan Stewart programmed their own sound driver using a MIDI conversion tool. By the way the engine was programmed, SPC files are undumpable and instead must be ripped as SNSF files.

For other games, EA used their own version of the Kankichi-kun sound driver used by mostly Japanese developers.

File Formats

Audio Personnel