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Playfish Ltd., currently a property of Electronic Arts, is a developer of free-to-Playfish was founded in 2007 by Kristian Segerstrale, Sebastien de Halleux, Sami Lababidi, and Shukri Shammas. In October 2008, they secured 17 million USD in venture capital funding from Accel Partners and Index Ventures.

Who has the Biggest Brain? was the company's first hit. It was one of the first Facebook games to attract millions of daily players, and allowed the company to raise funding necessary to produce other hits.

On Monday, November 9, 2009, Electronic Arts announced their acquisition of Playfish for USD$275 million.[1]

List of games

The company has created twelve games:

  • Pet Society
  • Who Has The Biggest Brain?
  • Word Challenge
  • Geo Challenge
  • Bowling Buddies
  • Minigolf Party
  • Restaurant City
  • Crazy Planets
  • Country Story
  • Quiztastic!
  • Poker Rivals
  • Gangster City

External links

  1. ^ "EA to Acquire Playfish for $275 Million" from Wall Street Journal

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