Floodgate Entertainment

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Floodgate Entertainment, LLC
Subsidiary of Zynga
IndustryVideo game industry
SuccessorOtherSide Entertainment
DefunctMarch 24, 2011
HeadquartersBoston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Key people
Paul Neurath, Creative Director[1]
ProductsVideo games

Floodgate Entertainment was a Boston-based video game developer, founded by Paul Neurath in 2000. Many of the company's employees are former Looking Glass Studios employees.[2]

Floodgate co-developed Neverwinter Nights: Shadows of Undrentide alongside BioWare,[2] and Dark Messiah of Might and Magic alongside Arkane Studios.[3] In 2006, they signed a deal with Sony BMG Music Entertainment to distribute their game Mo-Pets.[4] On March 24, 2011, Floodgate was acquired by Zynga and merged with Zynga Boston.[5]


  1. ^ "About Floodgate". Floodgate Entertainment. Retrieved March 24, 2009.
  2. ^ a b "BioWare and ATARI announce Neverwinter Nights: Shadows of Undrentide". BioWare. November 27, 2002. Retrieved March 24, 2009.
  3. ^ "Dark Messiah of Might and Magic". Floodgate Entertainment. Retrieved March 24, 2009.
  4. ^ "Mo-Pets will host cat, dog, ferret and monkey talent shows on US phones". Sony BMG. November 2, 2006. Retrieved March 24, 2009.
  5. ^ https://www.shacknews.com/article/67909/zynga-acquires-floodgate-entertainment