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Zynga calls it quits with Facebook, log-in no longer required

You're free to play Zynga games outside of Facebook! Spare your Facebook friends your invites and connect with Zynga players free of Facebook login.
Gaming

Investment in social gaming drops by $1 billion in 2012

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…
Gaming

Zynga shutters 11 games, cites cost-reduction plan

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.
Gaming

Jetsetter: Sony sells 30 million PlayStation 3 consoles across Europe

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.
Gaming

Facebook sells the farm and renegotiates its partnership with Zynga

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…
Social Media

Facebook and Zynga decide to see other people

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…
Social Media

All the Facebook news you may have missed this week

We've rounded up the Facebook stories from this week that we've missed and you should know about.
Gaming

How badly is the drowning Zynga holding back Facebook?

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?
Gaming

Zynga lays off ‘more than 100’ employees during Apple event

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.
Gaming

Words With Friends, Draw Something as real board games can’t end well

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?
Gaming

So Long Zynga: Mobile continues to eat up PC social gaming’s audience

September sales data shows that social games are spending time and money on mobile devices, not PC, bad news for an embattled Zynga.
Gaming

Zynga On Fire: FarmVille studio burning as financial losses mount

Zynga's disastrous financial 2012 continues as projected losses are raised about $100 million. Will the MAfia Wars company sell?