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Zynga To Kill Off OMGPOP.com On September 30

Zynga To Kill Off OMGPOP.com On September 30

By Zach Walton August 5, 2013

OMGPOP is the poster child of the one-hit wonder in mobile gaming. After finding a hit with Draw Something, Zynga bought the developer and tried to strike gold twice. It didn’t work out and the social games giant killed off …

Windows Phone 8 Get to Slack Off With Zynga Games Windows Phone 8 Get to Slack Off With Zynga Games

It won’t be all work and no play for the business-friendly Windows Phone 8. A pair of Zynga’s most popular mobile games, Draw Something and Words With Friends, will be arriving later this year on the just-announced Windows mobile platform. …

Draw Something Show Headed to CBS: Twitter Reacts Draw Something Show Headed to CBS: Twitter Reacts

A Draw Something show is currently in production over at CBS, with Ryan Seacrest and producer Michael “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” Davis backing the project. According to CNN, the program, which is based on the popular “Pictionary”-style app, …

Draw Something TV Show Coming to CBS Draw Something TV Show Coming to CBS

Draw Something was the mobile gaming phenomenon of spring 2012. The game surged in popularity this past March, with more than 50 million people playing the game at one point. The game became so popular that the biggest name in …

Draw Something Now Available In 12 New Languages Draw Something Now Available In 12 New Languages

Considering the downward trajectory that Draw Something has seen since being acquired by Zynga, it’s no surprise that the company is attempting to penetrate some new markets and use some star power to ignite a little bit of buzz. Today, …

Zynga Has No Regrets Over Buying OMGPOP Zynga Has No Regrets Over Buying OMGPOP

If you think Facebook has had it tough over the past week, you should look at Zynga. The social games developer saw its share price plummet after a weak Facebook IPO. That wasn’t the beginning of their troubles, however, as …

Draw Something Sells, Drops 5 Million Users Draw Something Sells, Drops 5 Million Users
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The makers of the popular app Draw Something–OMGPOP–may have made the best deal of their careers recently when they sold the game to Zynga for a tidy sum right before millions of users dropped it. Zynga picked up the app …

Draw Something Adds Brand Names to Word List Draw Something Adds Brand Names to Word List

My addiction to OMGPOP’s “Draw Something” burned out pretty quick. For about two whole weeks, I was pretty obsessed with the game, but the word repetition and game-crashing bugs were enough for me to abandon the app pretty quickly. I …

Draw Something Sees Steep Decline in Popularity Draw Something Sees Steep Decline in Popularity

While the sudden smash hit Draw Something saw massive downloads over the past couple of months, studies show that is not exactly translating into active users. According to App Data, daily active users have been in sharp decline since the …

Draw Something Comes to Kindle Fire Draw Something Comes to Kindle Fire

OMGPOP’s Draw Something is now available for Kindle Fire, with its launch on the Amazon Appstore. Both free and paid versions will be available for download. Amazon Appstore announced the release in this tweet late last night. @amazonappstoreAmazon AppstoreBe drawsome! …

Draw Something Offers Update, More Celebrities Draw Something Offers Update, More Celebrities

Trying to bring celebrities to life in the insanely popular “Draw Something” is one of the hardest thing I’ve ever tried to accomplish in a video game. Never mind attempting to discover warp zones or achieving three stars in every …

OMGPOP CEO Helps Laid-Off Employees OMGPOP CEO Helps Laid-Off Employees

Just a few months ago, “Draw Something” developer OMGPOP was about to tank, soon before Zynga stepped in to acquire the startup for roughly $210 million. At this time, OMGPOP’s Facebook games weren’t doing well, and CEO Dan Porter was …

Draw Something Hits 50 Million Users in 50 Days Draw Something Hits 50 Million Users in 50 Days

We’ve already reported on the huge success that is Draw Something. That success, however, has now become record-breaking and, quite frankly, unbelievable. VentureBeat is reporting that Draw Something has been downloaded more than 50 Million times from Apple’s App Store. …

Draw Something, By The Brain-Scribbling Numbers Draw Something, By The Brain-Scribbling Numbers

So there’s this game you may have heard of, draw… something? Ah, right: Draw Something. To say it’s popular would be to egregiously undermine the game’s success. More accurately, it’s been charging through the world of game apps this past …

Twitter Scam Preys On Draw Something Fans Twitter Scam Preys On Draw Something Fans
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Twitter scams are nothing new, and their level of sophistication can vary. Sometimes, a scam user will just send out links to multiple other users offering some prize or ware. Sometimes, scam users will flood users with random links, with …

OMGPOP’s Founder Almost Gets Ran Over OMGPOP’s Founder Almost Gets Ran Over

OMGPOP founder Charles Forman was almost hit by a car after walking into traffic, while in a daze over excitement at his recent sale to Zynga, the social network game developer. OMGPOP, makers of the popular game “Draw Something,” was …

Zynga Dominates Facebook Gaming [Infographic] Zynga Dominates Facebook Gaming [Infographic]

Earlier today WebProNews’s Mike Fossum reported that Zynga CEO Mike Pincus is selling 15 percent of his stock in the company’s secondary offering to prevent share dumping. The news comes just two days after the social network game developer acquired …