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Thursday, July 12, 2007
According to a Gamasutra article written by Brandon Boyer, PopCap has recently acquired the Chicago-based developer Retro64. Founded by Mike Boeh in 2001, this creative development studio has produced Cosmic Bugs, Water Bugs and the recent PopCap hit Venice.

Mike Boeh is also heavily involved in the independent games industry, hosting both the popular IndieGamer forums and GameTunnel as well.

- Gamasutra article

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3 Comments:
Blogger munin said at 7/12/2007 12:52:00 PM:  
Popcap = EA of the indies?
Anonymous Cone said at 7/12/2007 03:00:00 PM:  
Shh... that's a secret. Try to ignore every other acquisition too, just so they can wave the Indie flag. ;)
Anonymous mugen said at 7/14/2007 11:55:00 AM:  
Popcap also made the game Peggle, which is kinda like plinko. Its addictive they have a demo on the page.
http://www.retro64.com/peggle_deluxe_game.asp