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Zynga’s Chiang joins Warner to oversee game development

Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has hired long-running games exec Steven Chiang to take responsibility for its games development ventures. Chiang previously served as studio president at Zynga, where he oversaw development for the company’s free-to-play mobile and Facebook titles. He left Zynga last year. At Warner Bros, Chiang takes up …

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Zynga CFO departs despite company exceeding financial predictions

Social games firm Zynga has announced the departure of its chief financial officer in spite of the publisher posting financial results exceeding its expectations. Zynga forecasted $155m to $170m for the quarter, and beat these predictions by recording bookings of $176m. This is an increase of $1m year-on-year – in …

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Zynga senior vice president Mark Skaggs leaves company

FarmVille creative director Mark Skaggs has departed from his position as senior vice president of Zynga. Gamasutrareports on a Zynga staff email the site obtained, written by company founder and CEO Mark Pincus. In it, Pincus confirms Skaggs departure without providing any additional details on the matter. Skaggs lead the …

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Casino games studio Rising Tide acquired by Zynga

Zynga has acquired US-based casino games developer Rising Tide Games. The developer was founded in 2014 by ex-Zynga and Playtika execs Maytal Olsha, Stuart Zoble, Andrew Sega and Peter Franco. The move is part of Zynga’s plans to expand its offerings in the social casino gaming space. In 2013, the …

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