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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. According to news siteTechCrunch, acquisition talks are at an early stage and it is possible that other companies may be willing to bid for the company. …

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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 Xbox. Speaking of cross-device compatibility, Pincus told GigaOM that: "Right now we are building back-end technology, so that your game …

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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. The publishing giant has had numerous head staff exit the company during the last year, with former COO John Schappert and exec VP of EA …

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