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Online Games Giant Nexon Acquires Japanese Mobile Games Developer gloops For $468.4M Cash

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http://techcrunch.com – Korean free-to-play online games giant Nexon, quietly outperforming Zynga since its IPO last December, has announced it’s acquired all outstanding common shares of gloops, a developer of mobile games for Japanese games developer DeNA’s social gaming platform Mobage. Nexon paid ¥36.5 billion ($468.4 million) in cash to acquire gloops, after the decision was unanimously supported by the boards of both companies. The transaction closed today. gloops, which is based in Tokyo, launched its first game on the Mobage platform in early 2010 and has grown rapidly through successive laun (IT news)