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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 …

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 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 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. …

Is an MBA Worth It? [Infographic] Is an MBA Worth It? [Infographic]

According to MBAOnline, more students are seeking MBAs currently than any other field, with 300,000 new enrollees every year. Roughly 156,250 new MBAs are awarded annually, three times as many compared to undergraduate engineering degrees. Business Administration is the most …

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 …

Zynga CEO Selling $225 Million Worth Of Stock Zynga CEO Selling $225 Million Worth Of Stock

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus will be selling 15% of his stake in the company, roughly 16.5 million shares, in Zynga’s secondary offering, according to its latest SEC filing. Against yesterday’s closing price, the shares are worth $227 million. Adjusted to …

Zynga Acquires “Draw Something” Makers OMGPOP Zynga Acquires “Draw Something” Makers OMGPOP
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Earlier we reported that Zynga had made a deal to acquire OMGPOP, and now it is official. The social gaming giant behind such popular games as Words With Friends and Farmville has bought the makers off breakout hit “Draw Something” …

Zynga Buys “Draw Something” Makers OMGPOP [REPORT] Zynga Buys “Draw Something” Makers OMGPOP [REPORT]

UPDATE: It’s official, Zynga has bought NY-based OMGPOP. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Yesterday, we told you that social gaming giant Zynga was looking to buy OMGPOP. If the name OMGPOP doesn’t ring enough bells, I’m sure that the words “Draw Something” probably …

Zynga May Be Looking To Buy Maker Of “Draw Something Zynga May Be Looking To Buy Maker Of “Draw Something

Zynga may be in negotiations to purchase OMGPOP, makers of the immensely popular Draw Something, a game for iOS and Android devices. Citing “a source with direct knowledge of the discussions,” TechCrunch is reporting this afternoon that Zynga and OMGPOP …

Draw Something Is Really Popular Right Now Draw Something Is Really Popular Right Now
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Zynga has been the top dog in the gaming app arena for a few years now. Everybody wants to be the next big thing and beat out Zynga in the social space. A new challenger has appeared and is so …

"Draw Something" Earns 6-Figures a Day "Draw Something" Earns 6-Figures a Day

If you play and share app games like Words With Friends or Angry Birds, odds are you have heard of the newest trending app Draw Something. The app has taken the basic idea of Pictionary and brought it to mobile …