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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 Shutting Down CityVille 2, Other Titles To Cut Costs Zynga Shutting Down CityVille 2, Other Titles To Cut Costs

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Zynga released its Q4 and year end earnings yesterday, and the results weren’t exactly peachy. The company was able to increase it’s year-over-year revenue, but everything else was relatively flat. Zynga has to start cutting costs somewhere to turn a …

SongPop Is The Number One Facebook Game Of 2012 SongPop Is The Number One Facebook Game Of 2012

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Facebook is at the Le Web technology conference in Paris this week. At the event, the social network announced the top 25 social games of the year. The number one game might not surprise you, but the placement of other …

Zynga Games Coming To Internet/TV Bundles Next Year Zynga Games Coming To Internet/TV Bundles Next Year

The almighty cable and Internet bundle is a large source of revenue for many telecoms. Some people, however, feel that the bundle doesn’t deliver on the value that it promises. That may change next year as numerous telecoms will begin …

Game Developers Met With Zuckerberg To Discuss The Future Of Facebook Gaming Game Developers Met With Zuckerberg To Discuss The Future Of Facebook Gaming
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Facebook gaming, and social gaming in general, is not the revenue behemoth it used to be. Most players are now moving to mobile, and that’s a problem that Facebook has to overcome. The social network recently invited some big names …

Facebook And Zynga Aren’t So Close Anymore Facebook And Zynga Aren’t So Close Anymore

Zynga may be in the gutter these days, but it used to not always be like that. The company used to be on top of the world thanks to its close relationship with Facebook. The social network benefited from this …

Zynga Loses Another Exec, Shuffles Around Those That Remain Zynga Loses Another Exec, Shuffles Around Those That Remain

Zynga has been bleeding talent and executives over the past few months as the company struggles to stay relevant in a changing social games environment. It doesn’t look it’s stopping anytime soon either as Zynga has announced the departure of …

Jamie Oliver And Zynga Team Up For Charity Jamie Oliver And Zynga Team Up For Charity

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Jamie Oliver is a world-renowned chef and host of the now canceled Food Revolution, but he’s also head of a good cause – the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation. It’s purpose is to teach children the benefits of eating healthy foods. …

Zynga Launches CityVille 2 On Facebook Zynga Launches CityVille 2 On Facebook

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It’s old news by now, but Zynga is still in a fair bit of trouble. The company downsized its workforce by 150 employees last month and closed a studio.The move undoubtedly raised some concerns about the future of the company, …

Zynga Announces Third Quarter Results, Confirms Layoffs Zynga Announces Third Quarter Results, Confirms Layoffs
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Zynga is a mess. The company’s share price has plummeted into unknown depths and now trades at around $2.13. Can Zynga pick itself back up and become profitable again? Let’s take a look at its third quarter results and see …

Zynga Laid Off Over 100 Employees During The Apple Event
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Apple took over the Internet news cycle today with the announcement of the iPad Mini. The news would obviously drown out anything else, including mass layoffs at one of the largest social game developers in the world. Nobody would be …

Zynga’s Bad Day Continues: Words With Friends Creators Leave The Company
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Zynga did not have a good morning. The company’s share price fell almost 20 percent in after hours trading last night, and is currently trading at $2.37. It seems like the day couldn’t get any worse, but it just did. …

Zynga Shares Fall Almost 20 Percent In After-Hours Trading Zynga Shares Fall Almost 20 Percent In After-Hours Trading

Zynga has not had the best of luck recently. It’s pretty bad when the best product you have available is a board game based on Words with Friends from the folks who make Scrabble. Not to mention the company has …

Zynga Desperately Tries To Keep Employees After Stock Crash Zynga Desperately Tries To Keep Employees After Stock Crash
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Things are not looking good for Zynga. Their stocks crashed, COO John Schappert left and they’re being investigated for insider trading. After all this, employees would obviously want out. The company is going to keep them the only way they …

Zynga COO Stripped Of His Power After Stocks Collapsed Zynga COO Stripped Of His Power After Stocks Collapsed
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To say that Zynga is between a rock and a hard place right now would be a bit of an understatement. The company is more like between a wall of cacti and an iron maiden. Either way, they’re going to …

Zynga Insiders Knew They Were Crashing And Cashed Out Zynga Insiders Knew They Were Crashing And Cashed Out
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This week has not been good for Zynga. After posting decent results for Q2, the company’s shares took a dive into previously unknown depths. The shares dropped to trading around $3 each and haven’t really recovered since. To add insult …

Zynga Shares Fall 41 Percent After Mostly Positive Q2 Results Zynga Shares Fall 41 Percent After Mostly Positive Q2 Results

Social game giant Zynga announced their Q2 results yesterday and things were looking pretty good. We could finally put their recent stock stumbles behind us and look forward to a new era of profitability. Unfortunately, that was not the case …