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Kristian Segerstrale, who was executive vice president of Digital at Electronic Arts, remains tight-lipped on his plans for the future.
The video game company, whose titles resemble Zynga's FarmVille, is selling four of its games, using the profits to help fund its ambitions to make more.
Electronic Arts makes some serious waves in the social gaming by acquiring Playfish for $275 million in cash and $25 million in equity.
You can't rain on Zynga's parade. Amid lawsuits and disappointing earnings, the game-creator continues to expand its "Ville" series with a new restaurant-themed social game.
Creative monetization will drive revenues for game providers. Dependence on advertising revenue is a no-win situation.
Maker of games for social networks gets significant B round from Accel Partners and Index Ventures.
The speakers at Facebook's developers conference offer another hint of what to expect. Major announcements could possibly include a complete rewrite of the Facebook platform that developers can use to build new social apps.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicks off his F8 keynote by introducing a revamped profile page the company calls Timeline, "the story of your life on a single page." He also talks Ticker, media sharing, and more using Open Graph apps. Join CNET for live coverage.
Electronic Arts will pay $650 million for the maker of popular games like Plants vs. Zombies and Bejeweled. PopCap will also get $100 million in stock, as well as multi-year earnouts.
The company behind Bejeweled and Plants vs. Zombies is being sold for $1 billion, but the buyer is unknown, according to a TechCrunch report.