Electronic Arts Closes $750 Million Acquisition of PopCap

Electronic Arts has officially closed the acquisition of Seattle’s PopCap Games, which it agreed to buy for $750 million in cash and stock. Counting additional payments down the road, the deal could soar to as much as $1.3 billion. Now EA can claim ownership of such casual hit titles as Plants vs. Zombies, Bejeweled and Zuma.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus