09 Jan

Flock, developer of a new “social browser”, has become the latest company acquired by Facebook publisher Zynga. Flock’s browser was designed to simplify Facebook and Twitter and other social network use during regular web surfing, but failed at initial launch. According to the company’s post, we can all expect “more news about [Flock] products in […]

06 Jan

Infinite Interactive, makers of the deviously addicting Puzzle Quest franchise, has announced its acquisition and consolidation by competing firm Firemint. A game currently in development at Infinite Interactive will remain in-house until completion, with no details on how future releases – nor any financial terms of the consolidation – having been released. Steve Fawkner, head […]

06 Nov

Machinegames joins Arkane Studios, Tango Gameworks, id Software, and of course Bethesda Softworks as yet another studio brought under the Zenimax umbrella. Formed by veterans of Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay developer Starbreeze Studios, the Swedish studio was formed just last year. The buyout was confirmed via Swedish business records unearthed after rumors […]