EA President Publicly Criticizes N-Gage

“When I picked that thing up I knew it was a dog — it just feels stupid,” Riccitiello told news agency Reuters in an interview last week, before reportedly going on to mimick the difficulties presented in using the awkwardly-shaped system as a phone.

The criticism is all the more damaging for Nokia because EA is actually a key supporter of the N-Gage on the software front, with the Finnish mobile giant hoping that games such as FIFA 2004 will help to lift the fortunes of the game deck.

Read more at Games Industry.

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