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Short City: Electronic Arts to buy Maxis

Electronic Arts has announced plans to acquire Maxis in a stock-swap deal valued at $125 million. Electronic Arts, a publisher of interactive entertainment software, wants Maxis' Sim software line, which includes the SimCity games. Maxis is interested in getting access to EA's worldwide distribution system.

Electronic Arts has announced plans to acquire Maxis in a stock-swap deal valued at $125 million. Electronic Arts, a publisher of interactive entertainment software, wants Maxis' Sim software line, which includes the SimCity games. Maxis is interested in getting access to EA's worldwide distribution system.