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Former EA Marketing Director Teams Up With Mythic

by Rainier on June 13, 2005 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT

Mythic Entertainment today announced that Steve Perkins has joined the company as Director of Marketing. A seven-year veteran of the computer and videogame industry, Perkins recently served in the same capacity at EA leading the marketing for numerous titles, including the "Battlefield" franchise. In his new role, Perkins will oversee all aspects of strategic marketing including advertising, promotions, PR and the management of Mythic's relationships with key marketing partners.

"I'm absolutely thrilled to become part of the Mythic team," said Steve Perkins, Director of Marketing at Mythic Entertainment. "Mythic is a world leader in online game development, one of the most exciting and rapidly growing areas of gaming, and I look forward to contributing to their continued worldwide success."

"We are pleased to have Steve join the team to lead the marketing initiatives for our growing portfolio of titles, including 'Dark Age of Camelot,' the upcoming 'Imperator,' and the 'Warhammer' MMORPG," said Eugene Evans, VP of Marketing and Business Development. "Steve brings a wealth of experience to the company along with a proven track record of launching hit titles. His hire represents a key step towards building Mythic^Òs global marketing and publishing capabilities for the future."

Perkins received an MBA from the Wharton School of Business prior to joining Electronic Arts. While at EA, he worked on many high-profile computer and videogame franchises, including "SimCity," "The Sims," "James Bond," "Black & White," and "Battlefield." His most recent responsibilities included overseeing the marketing for the upcoming releases of "Batman Begins" for the console and "Battlefield 2" for the PC.

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