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New owners at Bigpoint

The majority shareholders of social games giant Bigpoint have sold a large portion of their stock in a deal valued at $350 million. The transaction is complex and not all information has been disclosed. In June 2008, General Electric, NBC Universal and private equity firm GMT Communications acquired a 70 …

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Bigpoint hires Euro CEO

Free-to-play online games publisher Bigpoint has hired a second CEO to handle business at the firm’s Hamburg office. Gamasutra reports that former Discovery Networks EMEA MD Arthur Bastings will be taking on the new role, leaving current CEO Heiko Hubertz to lead the firm’s US office. I think it makes …

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EA and Bigpoint strike F2P deal

EA and Bigpoint have announced a ‘strategic relationship’ to distribute certain titles from within EA’s Play4Free online platform. The first EA title that will be featured on the Bigpoint network will be Lord of Ultima this March. "I believe that the gaming industry is starting to fully appreciate the shift …

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