Playdom acquires online games developer Three Melons

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ACQUISITION 
FDN Database Reference:  F231109-372
 
Playdom, a leading social gaming company has acquired Three Melons, a developer of online games. This is the third Playdom acquisition/investment we have reported this month (see below). Three Melons was privately held and is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Playdom plan to grow Three Melons forty-five person studio over the next year to support the aggressive product calendar Playdom has planned for 2010.
 
Aprox. Value:  Undisclosed
 
Acquirer:  Playdom
ACQ Web:  http://www.playdom.com 
Location:  USA, Mountain View, CA
Region:  North America
Description:  Playdom’s lineup of games includes Sorority Life, Mobsters 2, Lil Farm Life, Tiki Farm, Tiki Resort, Wild Ones and Poker Palace.
Category:  Online Games
Contact:  John Pleasants, CEO  
 
Vendor:  Three Melons
Vendor Web:  http://www.threemelons.com
Location:  Argentina, Buenos Aires
Region:  Latin America and Caribbean
Description:  Three Melons has developed proprietary software to enhance the production of games and is also an early adopter of cutting edge development tools like Unity 3D. To date, Three Melons has produced more than fifty games as a third-party developer and recently launched their first original title, Bola, a Facebook soccer application with over 145,000 daily active users.
Category: Online Games
Contact 1:  Mariano Suarez Battan, CEO
Contact 2:  Augusto Petrone, co-founder
Contact 3:  Pablo Mayer, co-founder
Contact 4:  Nicolas Cuneo, co-founder
Contact 5:  Patricio Jutard, CTO
 
Link: Press Release

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