Playdemic

  • Gourmet Ranch’s Playdemic Raises $4M Led By IBM’s Watson Family For Cross-Platform Social Gaming

    Gourmet Ranch’s Playdemic Raises $4M Led By IBM’s Watson Family For Cross-Platform Social Gaming

    Playdemic, a UK-based developer of social games, has announced a $4 million round of funding from a group of investors, with $3 million of that from the Watson family — the grandchildren of IBM founder Thomas Watson. The funding, it says, will be used to develop its idea of “second-generation social games” — that is, cross-platform games that will be interoperable… Read More

  • RockYou acquires Manchester-based social game developer Playdemic

    RockYou earlier this morning announced that it has acquired social game developer Playdemic. Based in Manchester, England, RockYou says Playdemic will operate independently as a subsidiary studio and develop Facebook games for a mainstream audience. Paul Gouge, Playdemic CEO and founder, will lead the studio as VP and General Manager. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Read More

  • RockYou Buys UK-Based Social Gaming Startup Playdemic

    RockYou earlier this morning announced that it has acquired social game developer Playdemic. Based in Manchester, England, RockYou says Playdemic will operate independently as a subsidiary studio and develop Facebook games for a mainstream audience. Paul Gouge, Playdemic CEO and founder, will lead the studio as VP and General Manager. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Read More