San Francisco – Social games publisher Zynga announced on
Tuesday that it has acquired Dallas-based developer Bonfire Studios.
terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The management and development
team at Bonfire will become Zynga Dallas. Founded in 2008 from the ashes of
Microsoft’s Ensemble Studios, the team at Bonfire has developed PC and Xbox 360
titles such as "Age of Empires," "Age of Mythology" and
With the deal, San Francisco-based Zynga now owns a total
of eight development studios.