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Zynga acquires Boston-based Floodgate Entertainment

Facebook-based game publisher Zynga continues to acquire game developers by the bucketful. Today the company announced its latest purchase; the Boston-based developer Floodgate Entertainment. As always specific financial details about Zynga's latest purchase were undisclosed.

Founded in 2000 by former members of the defunct Looking Glass Studios, Floodgate first started by developing PC games. It was the main developer for the expansion pack Neverwinter Nights: Shadows of Undrentide which was released in 2003. Later it helped out developer Arkane Studios with its work on the action-RPG Dark Messiah of Might and Magic in 2006. However for the past few years it has concentrated on casual game development.

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