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Playdom is a prominent online games provider popular on Facebook and on MySpace; it is currently the largest social game developer on MySpace and one of the larger ones on Facebook. On February 14 Playdom will be shutting down their popular online game heroes. The company was founded in the San Francisco Bay Area by University of California, Berkeley graduates Ling Xiao and Chris Wang. In 2009, together with games providers Zynga and Playfish, Playdom contributed to a market worth $300 million in online sales of virtual goods through social networking sites. - Source: Wikipedia
The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday reported lower-than-expected net income and revenue for the second quarter due to the poor box-office performance of "Mars Needs Moms" and the temporary closure of theme parks in Japan following the earthquake and tsunami.
The Walt Disney Co. is buying online social-gaming company Playdom for $563.2 million, the latest sign the company is becoming a formidable player in the video-game industry.