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FarmVille TV Show on the Way from Producer Brett Ratner

FarmVille TV Show on the Way from Producer Brett Ratner

By Josh Wolford February 8, 2013

FarmVille is coming to the small screen. Director Brett Ratner has signed on to produce a half-hour animated TV series based on the hit Facebook-based virtual farming game. According to reports, he’s signed on to work with a Canadian production …

Zynga Holding Second Annual "Unleashed" Event Zynga Holding Second Annual "Unleashed" Event

Since going public last year Zynga hasn’t really had the best of times. Its overall value has dropped 40% since December. So when they announced that they were launching a gaming platform outside of Facebook, a lot of people raised …

Zynga Launches FarmVille Rewards Program Zynga Launches FarmVille Rewards Program

You like playing FarmVille, but are really not too keen on the idea of paying real money for virtual products, otherwise known as in-game purchases. It’s reasonable to balk at that, but Zynga, the makers of FarmVille, have announced another …

Zynga Spends Billions to Find the Next Big IP Zynga Spends Billions to Find the Next Big IP

Unless you’ve been living off the social networking grid, chances are you’ve heard of Zynga. I personally know several individuals who have spent vast amounts of their precious free time on such highly-addictive titles as “Farmville” and “Mafia Wars”, among …

Zynga Planting Seeds for Farmville 2 Zynga Planting Seeds for Farmville 2

For some individuals, Farmville addiction is a serious matter. I’ve seen several people spend countless hours tending to every minute detail of their colorful virtual farms, going as far as to schedule real-life events around when their pixelated crops were …

Zynga and Frito-Lay Partner Up For Rewards Zynga and Frito-Lay Partner Up For Rewards
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The next bag of Funyuns you buy might earn you a Spring Llama in FarmVille. Players of three of Zynga’s most popular social games are about to be rewarded for snacking on Cheetos, Ruffles, Dortios, and Lays. Frito-Lay and Zynga …

Zynga Revolutionizes Cloud Computing Zynga Revolutionizes Cloud Computing

While Zynga’s games may look simplistic, there’s a lot of power and technology behind their games. Zynga detailed the evolution of their zCloud servers that host all of their games yesterday. It’s a fascinating look at the technology behind the …

Facebook Social Games Breakdown [Infographic] Facebook Social Games Breakdown [Infographic]

Social gaming like Words With Friends, FarmVille and Mafia Wars is big business. An infographic released by Prism Online Casino explores Facebook social games, particularly the reasons why each are so popular. Among the observations are that people are into …

Anybody care for a Words With Friends board game? Anybody care for a Words With Friends board game?

The people behind FarmVille, Words With Friends, and Mafia Wars are teaming up with the people behind Transformers, Nerf, and My Little Pony to produce a line of real-life toys and games based on the popular social games. The two …

Facebook: Zynga Accounts For 12 Percent Of Our Revenue Facebook: Zynga Accounts For 12 Percent Of Our Revenue
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Zynga is obviously important to Facebook, but we never knew how important until Facebook’s S-1 filing yesterday. In the document, it’s said that Zynga accounted for approximately 12 percent of Facebook’s revenue last year. Facebook made most of its money …

Hidden Chronicles: Zynga’s New Hidden Objects Game Available Today Hidden Chronicles: Zynga’s New Hidden Objects Game Available Today
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Popular game maker Zynga has just launched their newest Facebook addiction. The company has announced on their blog that Hidden Chronicles is now available on Facebook in 15 languages. Hidden Chronicles is a hidden objects game that tests players’ observation …

Zynga Files Its S-1 Zynga Files Its S-1

Zynga, a name known to Farmville players everywhere, has had an awfully successful existence, thanks in large part to the social media platforms like Facebook and until recently, MySpace. The company’s growth, again, thanks in large part to the proliferation …

All My Children, One Life to Live Canceled – Zynga and Facebook to Blame? All My Children, One Life to Live Canceled – Zynga and Facebook to Blame?
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ABC has canceled the long-running soap operas All My Children and One Life to Live. TMZ has a statement from ABC saying, “Guided by extensive research into what today’s daytime viewers want and the changing viewing patterns of the audience, …

Zynga: 40-Year-Old Moms Are the New Hardcore Gamers [SXSW]
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Manny Anekal, Zynga’s Director of Brand Advertising spoke a little today at SXSW about storytelling through advertising, but emphasized just how big social gaming is. 1 in 5 Americans play lots of Zynga’s games, he says, noting that the company …

Zynga Set To Release English Countryside Expansion Pack for FarmVille Zynga Set To Release English Countryside Expansion Pack for FarmVille
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Zynga has announced an expansion pack to it’s wildly successful FarmVille game, in hopes to lure back some users. The social gaming company is set to unleash FarmVille English Countryside sometime over the next few weeks. If all goes as …

CityVille Poised To Pass FarmVille As Top Facebook Game
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In the tech community, a lot of people profess to dislike Facebook games such as FarmVille and CityVille.  They’re snubbed due to requiring little thought or skill, and viewed with suspicion since users are encouraged to spend real money.  But there’s no denying their popularity, and it looks like CityVille is about to take the crown.

A few days ago, bloggers noticed that CityVille was closing in on Farmville – long Facebook’s top game – in terms of monthly active users.  Now it looks like a changeup is imminent.

Zynga Launches CityVille On Facebook
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Social game developer Zynga, the creators of the popular Farmville and Mafia Wars on Facebook, has launched its latest game called “CityVille.”

Zynga says CityVille is its most social game to date with new features that allow players to build a city, interact with friends’ cities, and build franchise with the help of their friends.

CityVille is Zynga’s first game to launch internationally and will be available in English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish on Facebook at Cityville.com.