PopCap joins the league of Chrome app developers with Bejeweled

PopCap Games, the company responsible for casual gaming phenomena such as Bejeweled, Peggle, and Plants vs. Zombies, has announced its support for the Google Chrome Web browser. The company’s first Chrome offering, simply titled “Bejeweled” — a watered-down version of the Bejeweled 3 retail experience — is now available on the Chrome web store.

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Electronic Arts buys PopCap for $750M

Supergiant video game publisher Electronic Arts has acquired casual game maker PopCap for $650 million in cash and $100 million in stock. The deal includes a multi-year earn out bonus, but there were no details released about it.