All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Zynga’

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. The inclusion of the popular games accompanies the 100,000 other apps that will be landing on Windows Phone Marketplace, but …

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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 little more uncertain. The next Facebook game from Zynga is called Ruby Blast. It’s a match-three puzzler with a twist. …

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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, will pit celebrities against average, everyday individuals who play Draw Something on a fairly regular basis. It’s also rumored that …

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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. Two popular trends today – mobile and gambling. Zynga got it right with Poker, but its next game might even …

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Zynga Shares Hit All-Time Low

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 a bit, but then Zynga got kicked in the teeth again. Zynga’s shares hit an all-time low of $4.78 today. …

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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 announced that the game is now available in twelve new languages including Spanish, German, and Chinese. Zynga…today launches Draw …

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Zynga Rolls Out New “With Friends” Game

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 rolled out in Canada and Australia this week for iPhone and iPad and will jump to other markets over the …

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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 the recently acquired “Draw Something” from OMGPOP has been bleeding users over the past few weeks. Some are beginning to …

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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 option for you to earn Farm Cash to make those crop or cow purchases without having to directly fork over …

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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 a cliff. The stocks plummeted by 13 percent. This wasn’t a stunt show where Zynga was going to jump out …

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Online Gambling Legalization Getting Closer To Reality

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 Hawaii and California are also considering bills to legalize online gambling. Up until last year, online betting was considered illegal. …

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Facebook Risks Losing Social Gaming Innovators

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 that the lifeblood of the social media’s revenue, social gaming, has the possibility of taking a huge hit in the …

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