|EA Digital Illusions CE|
|Founder(s)||Ulf Mandorff, Olof Gustafsson, Fredrik Liliegren, Andreas Axelsson|
EA Digital Illusions Creative Entertainment AB (EA DICE) is a Swedish video game developer, wholly owned by Electronic Arts, best known for the Battlefield video game series and the recent Mirror's Edge.
In its early days the company developed popular pinball games for the Amiga computers, such as Pinball Dreams, Pinball Fantasies and Pinball Illusions. The company moved to Gothenburg in 1994 where it was headquartered until 2005, when that office was merged with the ex-Refraction Games office in Stockholm.
Although Codename Eagle received a small cult following, the biggest break for DICE was the release of Battlefield 1942 and its sequels and expansions. The Battlefield series jumpstarted their popularity. In January 2000, the company bought Refraction Games and 90% of Synergenix Interactive. This was followed in March 2001 by the acquisition of Sandbox Studios in London, Ontario, Canada.
On March 31, 2005 Electronic Arts purchased 62 percent of Digital Illusions CE, and on October 2, 2006 they completed the acquisition. DICE was renamed EA Digital Illusions CE, and CEO Patrick Söderlund became an EA Studio General Manager. DICE Canada, which at the time was being run by DICE co-founder Fredrik Liljegren, was closed down immediately upon acquisition.
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