In an announcement today, Ngmoco announced that it has acquired fellow iPhone developer Stumptown Game Machine, which is best known for developing “Touch Pets Dogs” for iPhone and iPod Touch late last year. In “Touch Pets Dogs”, Stumptown collaborated with Ngmoco to bring it out.
The specifics of the acquisition deal were not discussed but Stumptown Game Machine will, for now, retain its name and studio in Portland, Oregon. CEO of Ngmoco, Neil Young stated about the merger:
“We are delighted to welcome the Stumptown Game Machine team, led by Andrew Stern, to the ngmoco family, with a proven track record of games that are equal parts charming, fun and accessible, we’re proud to have such terrific AI designers and innovative thinkers expand our growing line-up of games.”
As of now, Stumptown is working on the follow up to “Touch Pet Dogs”.