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THQ Acquires Finnish Mobile Game Developer Universomo

Agoura Hills, Calif. - Video game publisher THQ announced on Wednesday that it has acquired Finland-based mobile game development studio Universomo.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Founded in 2002, Universomo has developed both mobile games like "LEGO Star Wars" and "300: The Mobile Game," and technology for automatically porting titles between BREW, CDMA, GSM, Java and other platforms.

"The combination of Universomo's award-winning creative development skills and their proven porting solution will enable new technology efficiencies for THQ Wireless," said Kelly Flock, THQ's executive vice president of worldwide publishing.

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