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
    • Poi trailer offers hope for the 3D platformer

      This is the kind of thing I like to find when I wake up in the morning. It's a teaser trailer for a 3D platformer, Poi, and watching it makes me think that there's a bold adventure just waiting out there for me to experience. But it's really cold outside, so I'm just going to watch the video a few more times and pretend I am having an adventure (and that I am warm).

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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. Coyote and The Road…

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  • 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…

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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

    …. 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…

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  • Tango Has Hit As Road Riot Reaches 1 Million Downloads

    … of the popular site. While success is usually not based on the number of downloads, the number of active players that log on every day plays a significant role in measuring success for the growing company. During the U.S. Labor Day holiday of this year, Road Riot got a huge push in the Google Play Store to the number #6 position in the country…

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