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40 Years of Atari Celebrated with Arcade Giveaways [Infographic] 40 Years of Atari Celebrated with Arcade Giveaways [Infographic]

Atari may not be the biggest current name in gaming, but it has been around longer than most, and it has the titles to prove it. Pong, Asteroids, and Pac-Man all came from the minds at Atari. Recently, the company …

Zynga Bridges The Divide Between iOS, Android And Web Zynga Bridges The Divide Between iOS, Android And Web

Zynga held an event last year called Zynga Unleashed. It was a chance for the company to announce some new games and give players, the press and investors a look at where the company is headed next. This year’s big …

Zynga Games About To Be Flooded With Foul-Mouthed 12-Year-Olds Zynga Games About To Be Flooded With Foul-Mouthed 12-Year-Olds

While I don’t play Zynga’s games, I praise them for their simplistic take on competition. Players enjoy a single-player experience and let others know through charming Facebook posts that it’s the opponent’s turn or that they beat a high score. …

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.com, Now With More Facebook Ads and Sponsored Stories Zynga.com, Now With More Facebook Ads and Sponsored Stories

Facebook ads are beginning to move offsite, and one of the most logical and unsurprising places to find them is Zynga.com. Nevertheless, it’s interesting to imagine how many other sites will begin to house Facebook ads and Sponsored Stories in …

Windows Phone 8 Users Get to Slack off With Draw Something, Words With Friends Windows Phone 8 Users Get to Slack off With Draw Something, Words With Friends

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. …

Zynga Digs Deep For Its Next Facebook Game Zynga Digs Deep For Its Next Facebook Game

Despite a sluggish stock, Zynga is still toiling away on new games hoping to catch their next big break. They pushed Zynga Slots to mobile last week which will probably do really well. Their next Facebook game, however, is a …

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, …

Zynga Announces Zynga Slots for iOS Devices Zynga Announces Zynga Slots for iOS Devices

Zynga may be slowly recovering after its stocks took a major hit earlier this week, but it needs to do more to really get back on top. The developer is known for taking trends and making them even more popular. …

Zynga Shares Hit All-Time Low Zynga Shares Hit All-Time Low
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Zynga has not had the best of performance the past few weeks on the stock market after the Facebook IPO opened to disaster and an investigation from the SEC and Congress. It looked like it was maybe getting better for …

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 Rolls Out New “With Friends” Game Zynga Rolls Out New “With Friends” Game
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Zynga is responsible for one of the most addictive games on the web right now–Words With Friends–and they’re about to unveil a new one with a more simplistic premise that could appeal to younger users. “Matching With Friends” will be …

Zynga Seems Happy With Its Acquisition Of OMGPOP Zynga Seems Happy With Its Acquisition Of 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 …

Zynga Launches FarmVille Rewards Program with American Express Zynga Launches FarmVille Rewards Program with American Express

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 …

Facebook IPO Kicks Zynga’s Stocks In The Teeth Facebook IPO Kicks Zynga’s Stocks In The Teeth

I may have spoken too soon. I speculated that we may see apps and Facebook developers being affected by the Facebook IPO soon, but not this soon. Business Insider reports that as trading began on Facebook, Zynga’s shares drove off …

Online Gambling Legalization Getting Closer To Reality Online Gambling Legalization Getting Closer To Reality
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It looks as though the proverbial floodgates are about to be opened in the online gambling debate. Nevada has already passed a law and New Jersey is likely to follow soon, according to Pillsbury lawyer Jim Gatto. He adds that …

Facebook Risks Losing Social Gaming Innovators Facebook Risks Losing Social Gaming Innovators
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Facebook is on the verge of a $100 billion IPO and it seems lately that more and more info is coming out about how they do business practices and how well their advertising actually works. Now we are getting reports …

Facebook And Zynga Might Be Getting A Little Too Close Facebook And Zynga Might Be Getting A Little Too Close
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Playing favorites is one of those things that just doesn’t sit well with me. It’s unfair to everybody else and the person being pandered to usually ends up with an inflated ego that’s going to pop sooner than later. All …

Words With Friends Loses 2 Million Players Words With Friends Loses 2 Million Players
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AppData, the company that monitors mobile apps for trends and provides metrics, is showing a huge decline in the number of people playing Words With Friends, the popular Scrabble-like board game app. Though the app started the month of April …

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 Wants You to Illustrate Their Product Placement Draw Something Wants You to Illustrate Their Product Placement

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 …