Wednesday, July 13, 2011

EA Shakes Up PopCap

Redwood, California-based games publisher Electronic Arts reports it will buy mobile game maker 'PopCap Games' for $750 million in cash and stock. The deal is expected to close August 2011.

PopCap makes games for mobile devices, tablets, PCs and social networking sites. In addition to their franchise "Bejeweled", the company's list of hits also includes "Plants vs. Zombies".

EA's catalog includes console products and online games, with more than 100 million registered players internationally. The company's titles include "The Sims".

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