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Electronic Arts Acquires Super Computer International

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2007 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT

EA announced the acquisition of Atlanta-based software tools and gaming client applications provider Super Computer International (SCI), not to be confused with Eidos parent company SCi, which will be integrated into EA's Online Technology Group, headed by SCI CEO Jesper Jensen.

"SCI's development expertise is uniquely suited to our online technology needs," said Nanea Reeves. "The team's technical leadership and creative approach is a great fit, and we're thrilled to have them join EA."

Super Computer International, Inc (SCI) is a well-established provider of gaming client applications, on-game display technologies, backend infrastructure and support for high speed online multiplayer video gaming, speicifcally PlayLinc, a next generation online game browsing and messaging platform that includes rich social networking tools like IM and VoIP, buddy tracking, player invitations, team management and more.

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