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EA Buys PopCap For A Mammoth $750 million – The Full Quencher

by Ernice Gilbert on July 12th, 2011, under EA, Hot, News

EA has announced plans to acquire Plants vs Zombies and Peggle creator PopCap for a massive $750 million, stunning the industry with the move.

Microsoft Acquires Skype For $8.5 Billion, Kinect And Xbox Compatibility Confirmed

by Ernice Gilbert on May 10th, 2011, under Hot, Microsoft, News

And just like that, even as Facebook and Google were looking to buy Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) and chat service Skype, the beast from Redmond known as Microsoft came from nowhere and snatched the company, spending a record $8.5 billion on the purchase.

Report – Activision Planning To Acquire Take-Two

by Ernice Gilbert on February 11th, 2011, under Activision/Bilzzard, News, Take-Two

How would you like it if GTA, Red Dead Redemption, L.A. Noire, Agent and other big name Take-Two games, including Bioshock and Max Payne ended up in the hands of mega-publisher, Acitivision? According to strong rumors amongst many industry executives, it might just happen.

Zenimax Buys Tango, Scores Shinji Mikami In Deal

by Ernice Gilbert on October 28th, 2010, under News, Tango Gameworks, Zenimax

Zenimax’s just confirmed that it bought Tango Gameworks, the game developer Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami’s a part of. It’s big news.