Playdom Acquires Merscom Games
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Social gaming company Playdom has acquired Merscom Games. Playdom was highly interested in Merscom’s talent and assets. Merscom started 16 years ago and developed about 250 games in total and 30 casual games for TV networks, food companies, parks, etc.
Playdom also recently acquired Offbeat Creations and Three Melons, two companies that make games on Facebook. Playdom raised $43 million this past November and is valued at $260 million on paper. Playdom has about 28 million monthly game users and mainly competes with Zynga.