EA are really taking the casual game space seriously, after buying the Australian iOS development company Firemint, they have now turned their sights on PopCap. In a rumoured takeover price of US$1billion (that’s about $53.20 in Australia), this look’s to be the largest take over of a social gaming company in history.
Today iOS heavy weight Firemint was bought by gaming heavy weight champion EA. In a press statement released on the Firemint website, the Firemint CEO Rob Murray stated “I just wanted to drop everyone a quick note about the planned acquisition of Firemint by EA. This is a pretty exciting move for us and for EA”.
So like most people, I rang in the New Year with fervor. A few drinks, a few laughs with friends, and a reflection on the year that was. During the reflection, we remembered our trials and tribulations, our defining moments of that year and the things we’d rather forget. Well gamers, I think we owe it to ourselves to also reflect on what was an interesting year for the gaming industry. Read more…
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