Zynga /ˈzɪŋɡə/ is a provider of social game services founded in July 2007 and headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA. The company develops social games that work stand-alone on mobile phone platforms such as Apple iOS and Android and on the Internet through its website, Zynga.com, and social networking websites such as Facebook, Google+, and Tencent. Zynga states its mission as "connecting the world through games." The company was named in honor of Zinga, former CEO Mark Pincus’s late American bulldog.Zynga launched what is considered its best-known game, FarmVille, on Facebook in June 2009, reaching 10 million daily active users (DAU) within six weeks.
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    • Free-to-play games: Not very good for the most part, says Take-Two CEO

      At the Credit Suisse Annual Technology Conference, held today – Wednesday, December 3rd, Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick discussed his stance regarding free-to-play games. Spoiler alert: He’s not too fond of them. During the conference, Zelnick pointed to low paying player percentages and general poor quality as reasons for his disdain for most games in the free-to-p ...

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    • Someone Call Acme, Zynga Has Released a Looney Tunes Endless Runner

      It’s wabbit season! as Zynga and Twisted Metal developer Eat Sleep Play have announced the launch of a brand new endless runner, Looney Tunes Dash!, a free mobile game for Android and iOS that promises to offer something different than your standard endless runner title. With the likes of Bugs Bunny, Tweety Bird, Wile E.

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  • G4 “Videogame TV” got the Axe from Big Pappa NBC

    … entertainment. Think back to 12 years ago, when G4 was first founded: Call of Duty didn’t exist, nor did Killzone, Angry Birds, Candy Crush, or even those dreaded Zynga social networking games. Unless you had Nintendo Power or one of the few other gaming publications in print, the only way to get into gaming was through buying the games yourself…

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  • South Park Uncovers the Secrets of Freemium Gaming

    … their credit card details into a ‘social’ game that’s about as sociable as a mute with disassociation disorder. While watching the episode, it’s clear that it’s based on the spate of Zynga style games that seem to be everywhere these days, featuring Terrence and Philip and again, the Canadians are to blame. You’ve seen the argument a million times, but never this hilarious. Go and watch the episode if you’ve missed it already. …

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  • Tango’s Game Road Riot Reaches 1 Million Subscribers Mark

    … Tango is a relatively new instant messaging app (IM for short). Being a messaging app, it automatically falls in the same category as Kakao, WeChat and Whatsapp, who are all considered to be the industry leading players. However, while the rest of the world seems to be dominated by these bigger names, Tango seems to have found its niche…

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  • Tango Has Hit As Road Riot Reaches 1 Million Downloads

    … with the likes of Facebook social media app. Facebook solidified their number one position after they built their social platform with enticing games, with titles such as Mafia Wars and Farmville with the help from overnight success, Zynga games. Social networking players are able to login every day to play their favorite viral games while accumulating…

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