Prior to this deal, EA's largest acquisition was its $680 million purchase of mobile game publisher Jamdat Mobile Inc. in 2006.
BioWareand Pandemic have a total of 10 games under development. Together, theyemploy about 800 people in Los Angeles and Austin, Texas, as well as inCanada and Australia.
Microsoft Corp. isplanning to publish BioWare's Mass Effect game next month, and thestudio is in the early stages of developing a multiplayer online game,EA said. Pandemic is planning to release "Mercenaries 2: World inFlames" and "Saboteur."
EA should consider buying the rights to Grand Theft Auto, melding it with their existing Madden Football franchise, and calling it: The Bengals.
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