Reuters has an article about EA that discusses the gaming giants efforts to learn more about social game strategy from its recent acquisition, PlayFish. More acquisitions in the social game space a possibility. From the article:
” Moore said online games were not only a way of compensating for lost revenue from packaged games but also potentially a source of new ideas and better games.”
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