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EA paid $17m for Chillingo

Electronic Arts paid $17 million to buy the social game publisher Chillingo, the group has confirmed in financial statements. EA acquired Chillingo last month as the social group was riding high on the sales of App Store blockbuster Cut The Rope, which last week passed 2 million downloads. Electronic Arts …

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Cut the Rope sells 2m on App Store

Chillingo, the iPhone game publisher that EA acquired this month, has sold over 2m copies of Cut The Rope in just three weeks. "Our new partnership with EA enables us to expand [the game’s] prospects, visibility and reach to make more of an impact than ever before,” said Chillingo general …

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Angry Birds not included in EA deal

Despite nearly all the reports going with the ‘EA buys Angry Birds publisher’ line following its acquisition of Chillingo, it seems that the multi-million selling feathery physics game is not part of the deal. "We did not sell to EA, Chillingo did," tweeted the game’s developer Rovio Mobile tonight. "We …

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EA buys Chillingo – confirmed

As was rumoured just this morning, EA has confirmed that it has moved to acquire successful iPhone publisher Chillingo. Reuters claims that the deal is worth around $20m, a figure no doubt lower than many would have expected owing to the fact that recent acquisitions in the space have typically …

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EA tipped for Chillingo acquisition

The booming casual games sector could be on the verge of another blockbuster acquisition, with rumours claiming that EA is preparing a swoop for successful iPhone publisher Chillingo.All Things Digital claims that EA is close to finalising a deal, though adds that several suitors remain in the shadows waiting for …

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Cut The Rope breaks App Store records

UK games publisher Chillingo has announced that its latest iOS title, Cut The Rope, has sold one million copies in ten days since launch. The company is claiming that the physics-based puzzler is thus the fastest selling title yet on Apple’s App Store. Cut The Rope has topped App Store …

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