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Bang with Friends, Zynga Settle Trademark Suit

Bang with Friends, Zynga Settle Trademark Suit

By Josh Wolford September 30, 2013

Casual hook-up app Bang with Friends is probably not going to be called Bang with Friends for much longer, as it has reached a settlement with Zynga that will involve a “rebranding” effort. ‚ÄúZynga Inc. and Bang With Friends, Inc. …

Candy Crush Saga Publisher Preparing For IPO Candy Crush Saga Publisher Preparing For IPO
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In the two months since its release on Facebook, Candy Crush Saga has quickly become the most-played game on the social network. With tens of millions of users, the game is raking in money through micro-transactions on Facebook and mobile …

Ex-Zynga Employee Reveals All In Reddit AMA Ex-Zynga Employee Reveals All In Reddit AMA

As you’re probably aware of by now, Zynga laid off 520 employees this week. As part of that downsizing, a number of studios, including OMGPOP, were shut down. Now one ex-Zynga employee has taken to Reddit to answer any and …

Zynga Shuts Down Draw Something Developer OMGPOP Zynga Shuts Down Draw Something Developer OMGPOP

In March of last year, Zynga made one of its most high profile acquisitions in OMGPOP. The studio was responsible for Draw Something – one of the most popular mobile games of last year. Soon after, Zynga began to fall …

Draw Something 2 Now Available On iOS Draw Something 2 Now Available On iOS
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Zynga’s most high-profile acquisition of last year was OMGPOP and its game Draw Something. The game proved incredibly popular, but soon began to bleed users by the millions. Now Zynga is trying to win over those who left with a …

Zynga Launches Real Money Online Gambling In The UK Zynga Launches Real Money Online Gambling In The UK
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Zynga Poker is one of the game developers’ most popular titles, but it still doesn’t provide players with the ability to play with real money. That won’t change for players in the U.S., as online gambling is illegal, but it …

Yahoo May Be In Talks To Buy Zynga [Rumor] Yahoo May Be In Talks To Buy Zynga [Rumor]

It’s no secret that Zynga is in trouble. The former giant of social gaming is now on the defensive as it lays off employees and closes studios around the world. It has to find a hit, preferably in mobile, to …

Ex-Zynga Developers Start New Studio, Proletariat Ex-Zynga Developers Start New Studio, Proletariat

A new studio founded by ex-Zynga employees today announced its official opening. The studio, named Proletariat Inc., has been working on an iOS game called Letter Rush, which will launch for Apple devices next week. This comes just one day …

Zynga Closing Its Baltimore Studio Zynga Closing Its Baltimore Studio

I think Zynga learned its lesson about studio closures after it tried to sneakily layoff over 100 employees during an Apple event. Now the company is being more open about its closures and layoffs with the latest round affecting many …

Draw Something Hits 100 Million Downloads Draw Something Hits 100 Million Downloads

Around one year ago, Draw Something hit iOS and took the mobile gaming world by storm. The Pictionary-type game averaged one million downloads per day during its first 50 days on the market. Of course, this success has to be …

Zynga Shutting Down CityVille 2, Others To Cut Costs Zynga Shutting Down CityVille 2, Others 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 …

Zynga Announces Q4 And Year End Results Zynga Announces Q4 And Year End Results
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After the beating Zynga took in 2012, nobody was really looking forward to its year end results. It was assumed that everything would be doom and gloom for the troubled social game developer. The good news is that revenue and …

Zynga Launches New Temple Run-Like Social Game Zynga Launches New Temple Run-Like Social Game

Zynga has just released a new entry into their “with friends” game series, and it’s the first time that they’ve ventured into the world of true action games. This one is called Running with Friends, and it puts you right …

SongPop Is The Number One Facebook Game In 2012 SongPop Is The Number One Facebook Game In 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 Bundles Next Year Zynga Games Coming To Internet 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 …

Mafia Wars 2 Shutting Down December 30 Mafia Wars 2 Shutting Down December 30
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It’s common knowledge that Zynga isn’t doing so hot anymore. The company has already laid off over 100 employees in an attempt to cut costs, but now the social games maker is shutting down entire games that aren’t performing to …