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Hello children! Have you picked up a controller or had fun playing a video game on your phone lately? Well, someone had to make this game work and put a lot of time and energy into making it.

In this week’s KSAT Kids edition of “Kids Wanna Know,” elementary school students interviewed Jenny Martin, senior producer at Electronic Arts (EA), a video game company in California that has created many of the games you need to know. probably played or at least heard. in regards to.

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In the interview, Jenny said she works with a wide range of talented people to help bring the games to life. She says making the games is fun and she works with producers, programmers, engineers, as well as marketing and packaging people to develop the games. She goes on to explain how she got started and why girls can find success working in the industry, whether as a coder, designer, or sound designer.

Fast facts

  • EA is short for Electronic Arts, based in Redwood City, California.

  • EA develops games for many consoles, mobile devices and internet-connected personal computers

  • EA has over 450 million registered players worldwide and some games include Battlefield, Need of speed, The Sims, Medal of Honor, Command and conquer, dead space, Mass Effect, dragon age, An army of two, Titanfalland star warsas well as EA Sports titles Fifa, Madden NFL, NBA live, NHLand EA Sports UFC.

During the interview, interested students asked a lot of questions. You can watch the extended interview shorts for even more insight from the interview below:

Fun questions for students

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