Microsoft to acquire BigPark, working on Xbox 360 exclusive
What you know about BigPark probably isn’t enough to fill a small garden — but you’ll likely be hearing a lot about the Vancouver-based company in the coming weeks. Microsoft has announced plans to acquire the group, which bills itself as an “interactive online entertainment company.” Its founders, who came together in 2007, claim to share a goal of creating “great games in an inspiring and collaborative environment for highly talented and creative people.” Though BigPark itself has yet to do so on its own, its members are said to have produced popular franchises such as Need for Speed and SSX. Update: BigPark’s first project was a free-to-play tower defense game, called Wizard Defense.
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