Zynga

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.
Posts about Zynga
    • G4 “Videogame TV” got the Axe from Big Pappa NBC

      Goodbye G4. I’m sure someone will miss their 24 hour loop of Lost reruns. Oh man, I remember just a few years ago, looking through the channel guide and going nuts over G4. What nerdy pre-pubescent boy wouldn’t lose his mind over the idea of “videogame TV”? It’s the same kid who watched that “videogame TV” and started asking what the hell Ninjas-In-Training have to do with videogames.

      Griffin Cost/ The Gamer Headlines- 1 readers -
    • South Park Uncovers the Secrets of Freemium Gaming

      Yet again, Matt Stone and Trey Parker have the modern world figured out and hit the nail on the head. In a recent episode of South Park, free-to-play gaming has been placed against a suspiciously clean wall and introduced to the firing squad. For years, I’ve been sitting in front of social media, screaming about the idiotic use of the word ‘free’ that has been a staple in ap ...

      Paul Graham/ n3rdabl3- 2 readers -
  • Tango’s Game Road Riot Reaches 1 Million Subscribers Mark

    …. based company has benefited heavily from a $215 million investment (which was done by the online retailer Alibaba) which allowed them to focus on introducing games to their application. Funny fact: Facebook was also assisted by a company called Zynga games, which was one of the reasons for its success. It was because of games such as Farmville…

    The Gamer Headlines- 1 readers -
  • 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…

    The Gamer Headlines- 4 readers -