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Disney Interactive acquires Gamestar

Disney Interactive Studios will be acquiring Chinese developer Gamestar

Disney Interactive Studios has announced that it will be acquiring Chinese developer Gamestar.

Gamestar, founded in 2002 by former Ubisoft Shanghai staff, has locations in Shanghai and Wuhan and has worked on PC, PS2, GameCube and Xbox titles.

"Gamestar will play an important role in our global growth plans, providing a high quality talent pool for our expanding product portfolio," said Graham Hopper, a Disney Interactive executive VP

"Our global expansion is aimed at achieving a new level of creative capacity, quality, and expertise in video game software development."

Last year, Disney Interactive acquired Warren Spector's Junction Point Studios. Gamestar would be the company's sixth internal studio, joining Avalanche Software, Black Rock Studio, Fall Line Studio and Propaganda Games.

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