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F2P market is worth £216m in UK

It may be the industry buzzword of the moment, but freemium games still have a long way to go before they take down retail. 216m will be generated in the UK by virtual goods sold in games such as FarmVille (pictured), League of Legends and World of Tanks, research firm …

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Zynga board game lands retail exclusivity, offers digital content

Argos has been unveiled as the exclusive UK supplier of Zynga’s upcoming board game FarmVille Hungry Hungry Herd. The product will release in October with an RRP of 19.99. It will also include a DLC code that grants players of the Facebook title a virtual currency boost. The release is …

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Zynga shares drop 10%

Zynga has seen its shares fall 10 per cent following a damning analyst report. Doug Kreutz of Cowen and Co said Facebook games were ‘in an accelerating user tail spin’. NASDAQ stock exchange has temporarily stopped short selling of stock. The CityVille developer closed today’s trading at $4.98, down from …

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FarmVille sequel could be on the way

A sequel to Zynga’s farming simulation social network game FarmVille is apparently in the works. The info comes about according to advertiser Alex Harvey’s rsum (via Superannuation), which claims a successful pitch for FarmVille 2 while working with Zynga as a client. The work was done sometime between January 2011 …

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