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MMO firm acquired by casual games company

Thinglefin swallowed by Big Fish

American casual games outfit Big Fish has bought MMO developer Thinglefin.

Thinglefin was founded earlier this year by industry execs including Toby Ragaini was the lead designer for The Matrix Online and Asheron’s Call

“Big Fish Games’ people, culture and vision are uniquely attuned to what game developers and consumers want,” said Ragaini, co-founder and CEO of Thinglefin.

“As part of Big Fish Games, we now have an unfair advantage in developing the best experience and reaching the broadest audience.”

Jeremy Lewis, CEO and president of Big Fish Games, added: “The Thinglefin team and product vision are best in class among emerging MMOs. Toby and his colleagues fit incredibly well within our ecosystem of creative freedom and forward thinking innovation, and they represent an important part of our long term strategy.”

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