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Encyclopedia > Richard Hilleman

Richard Hilleman is an American computer game and video game producer best known for his work creating the original Madden Football game for video game consoles for Electronic Arts. Apart from Madden, Hilleman was a key figure in building the massive EA Sports brand and has spent over 20 years working in product development at EA. He has directly or indirectly influenced a wide range of games and game designers. A computer game is a game composed of a computer-controlled virtual universe that players interact with in order to achieve a defined goal or set of goals. ... A computer game is a game composed of a computer-controlled virtual universe that players interact with in order to achieve a defined goal or set of goals. ... Screenshot Madden NFL 2001 (Nintendo 64) Madden NFL is an American football video game developed by Electronic Arts Tiburon (EA) for EA Sports. ... The Nintendo GameCube is an example of a popular video game console. ... Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) is a leading video game developer and publisher. ... EA Sports is a brand name used by Electronic Arts since 1993 to distribute games based on sports. ... A game designer is a person who designs games. ...


Hilleman joined Electronic Arts in [[1982], and was one of the first twenty employees. After several years working with producers and teams in a variety of roles, he began producing his own titles in the late 1980s. His first credited title as producer was Indianapolis 500: The Simulation on PC in 1989. // Events and trends The 1980s marked an abrupt shift towards more conservative lifestyles after the momentous cultural revolutions which took place in the 60s and 70s and the definition of the AIDS virus in 1981. ... PC may stand for: Coastal Patrol, according to its US Navy hull classification symbol P Chidambaram, finance minister of India Parsec, written pc PC, a Mazda piston engine Penn Central - a railroad in the United States (AAR reporting mark PC) Percent or per cent, written Personal computer is a computer... 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 1989 he hired Scott Orr to re-design John Madden Football for the fast-growing Sega Genesis. Hilleman had inherited the title from another producer after weak initial sales of the original Apple II version of the game. 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Scott Orr is an American computer game and video game designer best known for his sports gemes and his founding of companies as an entrepreneur. ... Screenshot Madden NFL 2001 (Nintendo 64) Madden NFL is an American football video game developed by Electronic Arts Tiburon (EA) for EA Sports. ... The Mega Drive/Genesis was a 16-bit video game console released by Sega in Japan (1988), Europe (1990) and most of the rest of the world as the Mega Drive. ... The Apple II was one of the most popular personal computers of the 1980s. ...


Orr and Hilleman together developed the game that we still recognize today as Madden Football, the best-selling title in the history of games in North America. Orr focused, as he had at GameStar, on producing a great head-to-head 2-player game with an intuitive interface, and with responsive controls. Hilleman and Orr played each other continually, honing the design. When the game shipped it was almost immediately a major hit. In general usage, an interface is the point, area, or surface along which two substances or other qualitatively different things meet; it is also used metaphorically for the juncture between items. ...


Orr joined EA full-time in 1991 after the success of Madden on the Genesis, and both Hilleman and Orr were promoted to senior management roles in EA product development over the following few years. Hilleman was later named Vice President in charge of Production for the company. An avid hockey player during his youth in Minnesota, Hilleman was Executive Producer or Producer for other successful EA Sports titles in the 1990s as well, including NHL Hockey, NHLPA Hockey, PGA Tour Golf and Tiger Woods Golf. 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... State nickname: North Star State Other U.S. States Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) Official languages None Area 225,365 km² (12th)  - Land 206,375 km²  - Water 18,990 km² (8. ... // Events and trends The 1990s are generally classified as having moved slightly away from the more conservative 1980s, but otherwise retaining the same mindset. ...


Today Rich Hilleman continues to work for Electronic Arts, and currently works in the internal University at Electronic Arts on specialized education for Producers and Development Directors. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) is a non-profit organization that promotes entertainment software, such as video and computer games, with its Interactive Achievement Awards ceremony held annually since 1998. ...


References

Hilleman's rap sheet at MobyGames; note that it is number 8 in the serial Moby system


 
 

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