Zynga has made many acquisitions in recent years as they've tried to pad their status as a mobile giant, but one of their most questionable ones was when they bought OMGPOP, creators of Draw Something, for $200M.
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Zynga has officially launched Draw Something 2, the followup to its highly-successful Pictionary-like mobile app Draw Something, which was released last year. Unveiled during the company's earnings call Wednesday, the latest version of the popular game brings new ways to play, a number of new drawing tools, as well as patterns and textures that can be incorporated into...
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Zynga is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its popular Draw Something game with news that the app has surpassed 100 million downloads.
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Dan Porter is leaving Zynga a year after the online game maker bought his company, OMGPop, for $183 million.
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Filed under: Investing Shares of Zynga popped 11% higher this morning, and it's easy to see why. Months after announcing a partnership for real-money gambling in the U.K. with Bwin -- a company with licenses to operate real-money gaming websites overseas -- the first games are hitting the market. ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino will let gamblers wager real money in the...
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The hugely-popular Draw Something mobile app is about to take over our television screens with a tea-time game show on Channel 4 called Draw It!According to a report from Marketing Week, the new show will feature two teams, made up of a celebrity and a member of the public, who'll attempt to win gold coins and cash prizes by drawing out clues.To round off the show there'll...
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Zynga testing social game's sequel in the first country where the original Draw Something topped the chartsZynga has been working on a sequel to its Draw Something social mobile game for several months, with US celebrity Ryan Seacrest breaking the news in March 2013 by tweeting a screenshot of an early version of Draw Something 2.Now the game is available, but only in one...
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Zynga originally grew to prominence as the major social gaming company on the Facebook platform. But the two companies have steadily grown apart in recent years.
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Zynga chief executive Mark Pincus recently described 2013 as "a transition year" for his company, as it tries to translate its historical dominance of the Facebook social games market into similar popularity on smartphones and tablets. There have been bright spots already: Poker by Zynga has been a fixture in the upper reaches of Apple's Top Grossing chart; Words With...
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Zynga, once the leader in social gaming, has been hit by even more tough times as it shutters and consolidates its studios in Maryland, Texas, and New York.Chief operating officer David Ko announced that Zynga's offices in McKinney and downtown Austin, Texas have been closed, with those teams relocated to offices in Dallas and North Austin.The company's New York offices are...
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