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Co-founder Justin Waldron quits Zynga

Zynga’s Justin Waldron is leaving the company he co-founded over six years ago. This comes as the social game maker has swapped out former CEO and founder Mark Pincus for former Xbox head Don Mattrick, and a year of several high-level executive departures. I’ve decided it’s time to leave zynga …

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Zynga’s Pincus: I’m bored with games

The founder and chairman of troubled social games giant Zynga has made a startling admission. Speaking to journalists at an informal rooftop talk” in Israel, Mark Pincus admitted that right now, I’m pretty bored with all games” when asked what his favourite game was, The Wall Street Journal reports. Pincus …

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Shiver Entertainment formed by ex-Zynga and EA COO John Schappert

Former EA and Zynga executive John Schappert has opened new game development studio, Shiver Entertainment. Venture Beatreports that the new Miami-based studio will be financially backed by publisher Nexon and focus on PC, tablet, and mobile free-to-play offerings. "I’ve had the luxury of working for some great companies and great …

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