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Zynga Announces Q1 Results; Down from Q1 2013 But Up from Q4
/ April 24, 2014 6:00 pm
Zynga Announces Q1 Results; Down from Q1 2013 But Up from Q4

Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq:ZNGA), the social game company, announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. . Read More

Zynga to Shut Down YoVille
/ January 13, 2014 4:21 pm
Zynga to Shut Down YoVille

VentureBeat reports that Zynga has decided to discontinue one of its oldest games, YoVille, by the end of March, sparking discontent from players of the once popular game. YoVille is a game set in a town-like community that was developed to a point where millions of individuals were playing it, giving rise to a whole sequence of “Ville” games, light-hearted replication game like FarmVille. . Read More

Zynga to Shutter OMGPOP Social Games Site
/ August 6, 2013 3:10 pm
Zynga to Shutter OMGPOP Social Games Site

Zynga, the financially struggling publisher of social games such as Words With Friends and FarmVille, said it plans to shutter its OMGPOP social games site "to make way for new and exciting gaming opportunities." The company acquired New York-based OMGPOP, maker of the popular mobile game Draw Something, for $210 million last spring. The site will close on Sept. 30, though Zynga said that visitors will be able to continue playing games such as Draw Something, Draw Something 2 and Draw My Thing. . Read More

Bloomberg: Zynga Slashes 520 Jobs, Shuts Offices as Games Underachieve
/ June 4, 2013 11:34 am
Bloomberg: Zynga Slashes 520 Jobs, Shuts Offices as Games Underachieve

Bloomberg reports that social games giant Zynga Inc. announced that it will slash 520 jobs (approximately 18 percent of its staff), and shut down some offices as a result of lower than expected returns from its titles apart from the FarmVille series. The cuts will save roughly $70 million to $80 million in pretax expenses per year, the company said in a statement. Read More

Mashable: Zynga Launches Draw Something 2
/ April 25, 2013 2:06 pm
Mashable: Zynga Launches Draw Something 2

Mashable reports that Zynga has officially launched Draw Something 2, the successor to its successful Pictionary-like mobile app Draw Something released last year. Presented at the Company’s earnings call, the new version of the game presents new ways to play, a variety of new drawing tools, and patterns and textures that could be included in the drawings. Read More

Zynga to Launch First Real-Money Games for U.K. Players
/ April 3, 2013 1:41 pm
Zynga to Launch First Real-Money Games for U.K. Players

Zynga, the social game company, will be launching its first real-money games ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino for players in the U.K. in partnership with bwin.party, one of the largest and most reputable real money gaming operators worldwide. Read More

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Zynga Closes Offices in Bid to Consolidate Space
/ February 25, 2013 5:08 pm
Zynga Closes Offices in Bid to Consolidate Space

Zynga, the developer of social games such as CityVille, FarmVille and Words With Friends, on Monday announced plans to consolidate three of its offices in an effort to cut costs and drive profitability. The company said it will close its offices in McKinney and Austin, Texas, relocating employees to existing Dallas and North Austin offices. Read More

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