September 9, 1999 |
Electronic Arts Inc., the No. 1 video game publisher, said it acquired Carlsbad-based PlayNation Inc., a closely held online game maker, for an undisclosed price. PlayNation has developed software that allows spectators to watch online golf tournaments played by users of Electronic Arts' "Tiger Woods 99 PGA Tour Golf" title. PlayNation, which has nine employees, is working on technology for online sports-card-collecting games and software that allows users to play classic arcade games online.