In 2010, Zynga was more valuable than Madden NFL maker Electronic Arts. Not anymore. Zynga is closing even more social network games as 2012 earnings disappoint. This includes The Ville, the Facebook game targeted in an EA lawsuit.
Electronic Arts shook the still nascent social gaming industry on Monday when it announced the closure of Playfish and games like SimCity Social. Facebook insists that its network is still a booming market for game makers. What's the truth? It depends on your…
Attempts by Zynga to bring its popular mobile game "Draw Something" to television may have stalled in the U.S., but they've been more successful across the Atlantic: Broadcast network Channel 4 has announced the launch of a game show version.
Social gaming company Zynga launches its first online real-money gambling games in the UK on Wednesday, a move it hopes will set it on the path to a more profitable future.
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As recently as 2011, the expectation was that the social gaming industry was the future of big money in video games. Companies like Zynga were valued in the billions. In 2013, not so much. Investment in social game companies dropped by $1 billion in 2012.
In an effort to avoid complete collapse, casual gaming giant Zynga has opted to close down 11 of its least profitable games. Fans are understandably upset.
This week in Jetsetter we sweep across the European continent to look at PlayStation 3 sales, look at a little Belarusian company's success in Russia with World of Tanks, and stop off in Japan to lament Zynga's fall in the country.
In 2011, Facebook relied on FarmVille studio Zynga for 12 percent of its total revenue. At the end of 2012, Zynga is a fast shrinking business with a equally shrinking audience. The social network and the game company have renegotiated their partnership.
Facebook and Zynga, long established as one of social networking's strongest power couples, have loosened their contractual relationship. The changes mean that Zynga is no longer tied exclusively to Facebook, while Facebook is free to court new social game…
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Zynga's catastrophic 2012 continues as the company lays off scores of staff and cancels games ahead of its earnings. As the company sinks, though, how is it affecting its symbiotic partner Facebook?
As Apple was unveiling its latest slate of gadgets this morning, casual gaming giant Zynga dumped over 100 employees. Suspicious timing? Maybe that's the point.
Zynga and Hasbro recently linked up to offer gaming apps Words With Friends, FarmVille, CityVille, and Draw Something a board game translation. The only question is, why? Or rather, who wanted this?
September sales data shows that social games are spending time and money on mobile devices, not PC, bad news for an embattled Zynga.