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Boom! Kabam Acquires Exploding Barrel Games.

Casual gaming company Kabam announced Tuesday it has acquired Exploding Barrel Games, the Vancouver, British Columbia-based studio focused mostly on “core” gaming. The acquisition — Kabam’s sixth gaming studio buy in the past three years — expands Kabam’s company personnel to more than 600, including the 30-plus members of the Exploding Barrel Games staff, which will continue to work out of the Vancouver office. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work