RIM announced on Tuesday that they have acquired Scoreloop, a developer in cross-platform social gaming. RIM made the announced on their Developers Blog and had this to say about Scoreloop:
Scoreloop is a pioneer in mobile social gaming and offers a customizable and cross-platform social mobile gaming developer tool kit. If you are not already familiar with them you can find out more about Scoreloop at http://www.scoreloop.com/.
We have recently enabled our developers to create social app experiences through our BBM™ Social Platform and have seen some very innovative applications result from that. We look forward to working with the team at Scoreloop to provide tools that will further enable our developer community to take gaming to a new level of social integration on the BlackBerry platform.
Stay tuned to the Inside BlackBerry Developer’s Blog and our @BlackBerryDev Twitter account for further updates on Scoreloop and the BlackBerry platform.
– Tyler Lessard, VP Global Alliances & Developer Relations at RIM