Acclaim Games Acquired By Playdom

Los Angeles-based Acclaim Games, a developer of casual and social networking games, has been acquired by Mountain View-based Playdom, Playdom said Tuesday evening. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to Playdom, Acclaim will continue to be run by Howard Marks, most recently CEO of Acclaim, with Acclaim Chief Technology Officer Neil Malhotra acting as Senior Technical Officer. Playdom said the acquisition would also give it access to the game development talent in Southern California.