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PopCap buys Gastronaut Studios
February 27, 2009, 10:36 am
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PopCap Games today is announcing the purchase of Gastronaut Studios, the 4-person Seattle game studio known for developing the Xbox Live Arcade game Small Arms. Gastroanuat has partnered with PopCap in the past, assisting in the development of PopCap’s Feeding Frenzy and Peggle for Xbox Live. Seattle-based PopCap has acquired the assets and employees of Gastronaut, though the Gastronaut founders will retain exclusive rights to Small Ams and the puzzle game Gel. PopCap said that the Gastronaut developers will work on “several undisclosed projects.”