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Old July 12, 2011, 10:29 PM
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Default EA buys Popcap Games

Electronic Arts has purchased Popcap games, makers of Plants Vs Zombies and Bejewled for a grand total of 750 Million (650 cash plus 100 stock options). What this means for Popcap`s future is unknown.

Source: EA Buys Popcap Games - Games News at IGN

While I am quite saddened as always by EA buying anouther independant developer being a WebOS user EA has a large prescence already on the platform and I have high hopes of seeing the ipad PvZ and Zuma being ported over in the short future.
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Old July 13, 2011, 04:40 AM
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I knew they distributed PopCaps games, was kind of surprised to hear about the sale of them to EA. Hopefully they don't screw around with my Bejeweled otherwise I won't hear the end of it from my fiancee.
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Old July 13, 2011, 05:26 AM
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Bloody hell...say goodbye to those great independent games.
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