Zynga Acquires Bonfire Studios

Zynga has acquired social gaming company based in Dallas, Texas called Bonfire Studios. Bonfire Studios will be now called Zynga Dallas. Bonfire Studios’ three founders David Rippy, Bill Jackson, and Scott Winsett started Bonfire in November 2008 when Microsoft shut down Ensemble Studios. Ensemble created the Age of Empire game series.

Bonfire Studios has not crated a Facebook game as of yet. Rippy will be the general manager of Zynga Dallas. Jackson will be the creative director and Winsett will be the senior art director. Rippy was the lead producer of Age of Empires 3 and Age of Mythology.


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