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  • Electronic Arts has closed their Dublin, Ireland studio, leaving ninety-six employees out of work. In a statement sent to multiple outlets including Gaming Bus, the company stated that the move […]

    Electronic Arts Closes PopCap Dublin

    Electronic Arts has closed their Dublin, Ireland studio, leaving ninety-six employees out of work. In a statement sent to multiple outlets including Gaming Bus, the company stated that the move […]

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  • Frank Gibeau, president of Electronic Arts, admitted that the recent PopCap layoffs were part of EA’s efficiency savings in a recent interview with Bloomberg. The interview, which discussed a variety […]

    EA and PopCap Explain Huge Layoffs

    Frank Gibeau, president of Electronic Arts, admitted that the recent PopCap layoffs were part of EA’s efficiency savings in a recent interview with Bloomberg. The interview, which discussed a variety […]

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  • PopCap has been paying quite a bit of mind to the DS lately. In November, they released their big-name game, Bejewled 3, for the system; and on February 22, they […]

    Review: Zuma’s Revenge! (NDS)

    PopCap has been paying quite a bit of mind to the DS lately. In November, they released their big-name game, Bejewled 3, for the system; and on February 22, they […]

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  • PopCap Ends Baking Life As Numbers Decrease

    Popcap has given notice that they will be closing down their Facebook game Baking Life on January 31st. In a notice given to people logging into the game, they announced […]

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  • PopCap Research Suggests Social Gaming Cheaters May Cheat in Real Life

    PopCap recently released their 2011 Social Gaming Research report, which looks at U.S. and U.K. Internet users’ social gaming behavior and interests. The results of this study suggest that those […]

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  • EA Q2 Fiscal Report Strong but Still Lacking

    Two days ago, Electronic Arts announced preliminary financial results for its second fiscal quarter, which ended on September 30, 2011. EA’s GAAP total net revenue is up from $631 million […]

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  • Electronic Arts Confirms Popcap Purchase

    Electronic Arts has confirmed earlier reports that they have purchased casual gaming giant Popcap. The final terms of the deal are a $650m purchase price, as well as $100m worth […]

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  • Report: Electronic Arts To Buy Popcap For $1bn+

    According to multiple sources reporting to Tech Crunch, Electronic Arts is going to acquire PopCap Games for around $1bn. The negotiations are reportedly in the final stages. Other companies were […]

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