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Spielberg: Selling to EA was 'the smartest and dumbest thing I ever did'

According to Steven Spielberg, selling his Dreamworks Interactive studio to the publisher was both "the smartest and dumbest thing I ever did".

Speaking to Reuters, the director of Schindler's List, Raiders of the Lost Ark and many, many other great films, has been recounting his experiences making games on the eve of Boom Blox: Bash Party's release.

The game is the second title he has produced with the company under a multi-game deal to produce action and family titles.

But it's not his first encounter with the firm - it also published the Medal of Honor games, which it took over after acquiring Dreamworks Interactive, spun out of his Dreamworks movie production studio.

"The smartest and dumbest thing I ever did was to sell my company to EA," said Spielberg. "Medal of Honor was almost done and we made the decision to sell Dreamworks Interactive to Electronic Arts and had we not sold, we would have been able to stay in business just based on the success of Medal of Honor.

Full story here - http://www.developmag.com/news/31874/Spielberg-Selling-to-EA-was-the-smartest-and-dumbest-thing-I-ever-did

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