PopCap continues to be a core studio in EA's mobile efforts.
You spin me right round, baby, right round... like a record baby, right round, right round.
Painful to lose staff, but necessary for the future of the studio, says PopCap boss John Vechey.
The Week in Review is a weekend feature which casts a gaze over the week which has just been, hoping to point your eyes in the direction of news, features, videos and reviews which I deem to be worthy of your precious time.
Firm believes layoffs would have been worse if it didn't have EA behind it.
Details scarce, but a bevy of new features, settings and situations are promised.
The next instalment of the hugely popular tower defense Plants vs Zombies could be a multiplayer shooter inspired by Team Fortress 2.
Rumours suggest Electronic Arts is in the process of acquiring the studio famous for Bejewelled and Plants vs Zombies.