Digital Chocolate Eats Up Sandlot Games


San Mateo-based social game maker Digital Chocolate said this week that it has acquired Bothell, WA-based Sandlot Games, a casual game studio known for Web and mobile titles such as Cake Mania, Super Granny, Tradewinds, and Westward. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. “Sandlot has built a great reputation in casual games,” Digital Chocolate founder and CEO Trip Hawkins (an Xconomist), who also founded Electronic Arts, said in a statement. “We love their development teams and we can now expand further in Seattle.”

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