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Zynga buys four mobile devs

By Steve Watts, Jan 19, 2012 9:00am PST

Zynga snatched up four more mobile developers between August and December, including the studios behind ZombieSmash and the iOS port of World of Goo.

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"yea i believe their issue is that they cannot get new users. they are only recycling users ..."

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Scramble With Friends launches on App Store

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 05, 2012 11:15am PST

Zynga has just launched Scramble With Friends, a free app for Apple devices that combines Scramble--one of Zynga's earliest games--and the social functionality of its other "With Friends" games.

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Michael Buble moves to CityVille for Xmas

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 21, 2011 6:45pm PST

Zynga has announced that Canadian singer Michael Bublé is making a special holiday appearance in the social city-sim, CityVille.

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"They had the Michael Jackson Immortal Tour by Cirque du Soleil"

- mountdreamer see all 6 comments

Zynga IPO opens today, closes down 5 percent

By Xav de Matos, Dec 16, 2011 6:30pm PST

Zynga's IPO launched today but fell "within the first 10 minutes of trading," landing 5 percent down to $9.50 a share by the time the market closed.

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"I'd say more that Zyngas brand of 'social gaming' is a bubble."

- PlayfulPuppy see all 15 comments

Zynga releases ForestVille on iTunes

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 14, 2011 7:00pm PST

Zynga has released its newest free game ForestVille for iPhone and iPad.

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Report: Social game makers downsizing in 2012

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 12, 2011 5:15pm PST

Social online game provider Exent asserts that social game companies will be forced to downsize and work on fewer projects in 2012, due to an over-crowded marketplace.

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Report: Zynga registers domains for ForestVille

By Steve Watts, Dec 05, 2011 12:15pm PST

Zynga has reportedly registered various domains for ForestVille through its usual brand protection company MarkMonitor, implying that yet another Ville game is on the way.

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Report: Zynga's aggressive corporate culture bleeds talent, risks company future

By Xav de Matos, Nov 28, 2011 3:15pm PST

With Zynga's IPO expected to finally go live, reports suggest the company is at a crossroads that may negatively impact its future.

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"And you didn't even touch on what is probably the largest single segment of their employee base: ..."

- Professer12 see all 23 comments

Zynga building social network, announces CastleVille

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 11, 2011 12:00pm PDT

Zynga has announced a number of new projects, including CastleVille and Zynga Direct, the company's own gaming-oriented social network.

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"Just because they are not relevant to you they are highly relevant. Mkt cap of $11b is hardly a ..."

- Moog69 see all 10 comments

Mafia Wars 2 launches on Facebook

By Garnett Lee, Oct 10, 2011 4:00pm PDT

Mafia Wars 2 launched today on Facebook. It's Zynga's first sequel and another new title to feed the 232 million monthly active players they boast.

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Farmville movie in consideration

By Steve Watts, Oct 07, 2011 12:45pm PDT

Toy Story screenwriters Alec Sokolow and Joel Cohen said they are in talks with Zynga to write a movie adaptation, and implied that it's Farmville.

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"dont forget that the story can progress ONLY if you bring a pre-determined number of ..."

- surferosh see all 7 comments

Mafia Wars 2 announced

By Steve Watts, Sep 20, 2011 1:30pm PDT

Zynga has announced Mafia Wars 2, a follow-up to its popular Facebook game from 2009.

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" "details are scarce" as well as gameplay options. The newest trailer, introduces the nag more ..."

- Fletcherhea see all 9 comments

Zynga announces Adventure World

By Steve Watts, Aug 31, 2011 8:30am PDT

Zynga announced Adventure World today, an adventure puzzle game set to launch on Facebook soon. It borrows heavily from the tone of Indiana Jones films.

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"who cares? these browser games are the ruin of pc gaming, not consoles"

- Dagger Man see all 4 comments

Words With Friends coming to Facebook

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 01, 2011 6:15pm PDT

Words With Friends, a Scrabble clone from Zynga, has destroyed countless friendships and relationships thanks to its wildly popular iOS and Android app. Countless more heartbreaks will undoubtedly ensue thanks to the upcoming release of a Facebook version

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"Utopia needs a port to Facebook. I'd love to drop some raiders on some profiles."

- oc3lot see all 6 comments

Zynga sued by Segan LLC

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 01, 2011 4:45pm PDT

Social game giant Zynga is being sued for patent infringement by Segan LLC.

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"Shit guys, lets patent the ability to use a website to send information to a database, that the ..."

- Zero Hoki see all 7 comments