Digital Chocolate Continues Games Consolidation With Acquisition of Sandlot

San Mateo, Calif.-based Digital Chocolate has agreed to acquire Sandlot Games, known for developing titles such as Cake Mania, Super Granny, Tradewinds and Westward, across online, PC, mobile phones and consoles. Sandlot Games, which is based in Bothell, Wash., outside of Seattle, is the fourth recent acquisition in the area, following PopCap by EA, Sucker Punch by Sony’s PlayStation and Griptonite Games by Glu Mobile. Sandlot’s founder and CEO Dan Bernstein will become VP of Digital Chocolate and manage its studios in St. Petersburg, Russia, and in Bothell. Terms were not disclosed.


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