Microsoft to acquire startup game developer

Microsoft announced it will acquire BigPark, a video game startup based in Vancouver, Wash., that is staffed by many veterans of game publisher Electronic Arts. BigPark, which was co-founded by Don Mattrick, who also is a top Microsoft executive, is in the process of developing a game exclusively for the software giant's Xbox 360 console. Terms were not disclosed.

View Full Article in:

Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The · Reuters

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Media

Job Title Company Location
Director, Industry Initiatives (Digital Video and AdvancedTV)
Interactive Advertising Bureau
New York, NY
Digital Ad Operations Specialist
Crain Communications
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Senior Manager, Marketing
New York, NY
Sr. Product Marketing Manager
San Francisco, CA