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Zynga acquires Empires & Puzzles game developer for $560m

24th December 2018 6:13 am GMT

New York-listed social games developer Zynga has agreed to acquire an 80 per cent stake in Helsinki-based mobile game studio Small Giant Games for $560m.

Founded in 2013, Small Giant is creator of the hit franchise Empires & Puzzles, which blends Match-3 battles with deeper gameplay elements including Hero Collection, Base Building and Social Alliances.

Zynga said the game will expand its international and Android audiences, as Empires & Puzzles has repeatedly broken into the Top 10 grossing [...]

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