Entries in 'zynga' (149)

Zynga CEO teases Xbox support

Zynga CEO teases Xbox support

Social games behemoth Zynga has indicated it may be working toward bringing their titles onto Xbox 360.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2012 at 7:25AM in News
Zynga to make E3 debut this year

Zynga to make E3 debut this year

Zynga is to attend E3 for the first time as an exhibitor this year, it has been revealed.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 2:59PM in News
Draw Something dev in Zynga takeover talks

Draw Something dev in Zynga takeover talks

Social games giant Zynga wants to acquire Omgpop, the New York based studio responsible for casual games sensation Draw Something, a new report suggests.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Mar 20th 2012 at 8:40AM in News
Zynga boss hints at Xbox partnership?

Zynga boss hints at Xbox partnership?

Mark Pincus, the boss of social and casual gaming giant Zynga, has hinted at what appears to be a possible partnership with Microsoft that could see Zynga titles appear on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2012 at 8:36AM in News

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EA "not weakened" by Zynga staff poaching

EA "not weakened" by Zynga staff poaching

Electronic Arts has not been weakened by the departures of key personnel to rivals such as social gaming outfit Zynga, CEO John Riccitiello has said.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 12th 2012 at 11:57AM in News
Konami and Rebellion sign up for Zynga Platform

Konami and Rebellion sign up for Zynga Platform

Traditional gaming giants Konami and Rebellion have signed up as partners for the new Zynga Platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2012 at 12:28PM in News
Zynga stock up following publishing reveal

Zynga stock up following publishing reveal

Shares in Zynga jumped ten per cent yesterday on news that the social games giant is to launch its own games portal away from Facebook.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Mar 2nd 2012 at 3:14PM in News
Zynga steps up to the plate and becomes a publisher

Zynga steps up to the plate and becomes a publisher

The mutually beneficial relationship between Facebook and Zynga could soon become more complicated, with the Farmville creator ready to launch an eye-catching games portal that exists outside of the social ...

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Mar 2nd 2012 at 8:08AM in News

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Hidden Chronicles peaks at 33.1m users

Hidden Chronicles peaks at 33.1m users

Zynga’s popular casual Facebook puzzler Hidden Chronicles has finally seen its growth slow to 33.1m monthly active users.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 29th 2012 at 11:32AM in News
Zynga on track as it files first quarterly earnings report

Zynga on track as it files first quarterly earnings report

Social gaming giant Zynga has posted its first ever quarterly financial report, delivering numbers roughly in line with expectations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2012 at 8:41AM in News
Zynga generated $445m for Facebook in 2011

Zynga generated $445m for Facebook in 2011

FarmVille, CityVille and the rest of Zynga's portfolio are well-established as Facebook's money-makers and now we know how much they are truly worth.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 10:01AM in News
New Zynga game accused of being Tiny Tower clone

New Zynga game accused of being Tiny Tower clone

Tiny Tower developer Nimblebit has hit out at Zynga’s upcoming free-to-play tower building game, as it believes it bares a striking resemblance to its 2011 iPhone game of the year.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 25th 2012 at 10:55AM in News

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Zynga keen on gambling growth

Zynga keen on gambling growth

Browser games developer Zynga is "actively" seeking opportunities in online gambling for Zynga Poker, the company has revealed

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 23rd 2012 at 1:23PM in News
Zynga must attract 9-10m daily users to stop stock slide

Zynga must attract 9-10m daily users to stop stock slide

One US analyst has warned that Zynga will have to start attracting a high number of new users to offset the declines suffered by its titles and justify its newfound ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2012 at 3:42PM in News
$9bn Zynga IPO is go

$9bn Zynga IPO is go

Zynga will later today finally go public, and is will end the day valued at around $9bn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2011 at 9:07AM in News
Zynga releases ForestVille on iOS

Zynga releases ForestVille on iOS

We’ve already seen the success of FarmVille and CityVille – now Zynga has launched ForestVille on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 15th 2011 at 10:23AM in News

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Zynga settles CityVille copyright lawsuit

Zynga settles CityVille copyright lawsuit

Social games giant Zynga has ended its legal action on Brazilian games firm Vostu for alleged copyright infringement.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 7th 2011 at 10:50AM in News
Zynga begins pitching IPO to investors

Zynga begins pitching IPO to investors

Mark Pincus, the chief executive of social games giant Zynga, has begun pitching his company to key investors in preparation for its upcoming IPO.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2011 at 3:16PM in News
$4bn vanishes from estimated Zynga value

$4bn vanishes from estimated Zynga value

Zynga seems to have downsized estimations of its own worth ahead of the much-awaited IPO for the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2011 at 11:50AM in News
Mafia Wars 2 sheds 900k users in under a month

Mafia Wars 2 sheds 900k users in under a month

Casual games title Mafia Wars 2 has suffered an exodus of players in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2011 at 1:45PM in News
Rumour: Rovio shunned $2.25bn Zynga takeover

Rumour: Rovio shunned $2.25bn Zynga takeover

A new report from The New York Times claims that Angry Birds creators Rovio rebuffed an astonishing $2.25bn takeover offer from Zynga in the summer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2011 at 12:44PM in News
Van Natta walks from Zynga CBO role

Van Natta walks from Zynga CBO role

Owen Van Natta, the former CEO of MySpace, is to quit his position as chief business officer at casual games giant Zynga.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2011 at 8:45AM in News
Man accused of $100k Zynga theft is arrested

Man accused of $100k Zynga theft is arrested

A temp worker at Zynga’s San Francisco studio has been arrested on suspicion of stealing $100,000 worth of equipment and merchandise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2011 at 3:11PM in News
Zynga denies bullying claims

Zynga denies bullying claims

Zynga’s CEO Mark Pincus says allegations of internal stock bulling are “based on hearsay and innuendo”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2011 at 10:26AM in News
EA and Zynga back Amazon's Kindle Fire

EA and Zynga back Amazon's Kindle Fire

PopCap, Zynga, Gameloft, EA and Rovio are leading the charge to publish games for Amazon’s new iPad competitor Kindle Fire, the online merchant has revealed.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 10th 2011 at 10:58AM in News