EA, Activision, Zynga, Take-Two and Konami -- among other publishers -- are targets of a string of lawsuits concerning a fantasy sports patent by a Texas-based company called Virtual Gaming Technologies, LLC.
In a new interview, Zynga revealed that, in addition to founder Mark Pincus being re-installed as CEO, they would also lay off 18 percent of their workforce (364 people in total) as part of a bid to
Don Mattrick, the former CEO of Xbox Division at Microsoft who left to take up the same position at mobile gaming company Zynga, has stepped down from Zynga as Mark Pincus returns to the mantel.
Zynga has announced through Reddit's Bitcoin subreddit that they are "conducting a Bitcoin test" to further expand its payment options for FarmVille 2, CastleVille 2, ChefVille, CoasterVille, Hidden Chronicles, Hidden Shadows and CityVille.
After a rapid period of expansion and purchases, followed by layoffs and restructuring, Zynga continues a streak of walkouts from its higher-level employees and heads with news that three of their executives have left the company.
Zynga Officially Confirms Don Mattrick’s Departure from Microsoft, Joins Zynga as Chief Executive Officer (UPDATED)
Zynga just sent a press release officially confirming the rumor we reported on earlier today. Former Interactive Entertainment Business President Don Mattrick has left Microsoft and will take the position of CEO within Zynga itself, which has
As reported a couple weeks ago, big changes are going on at Microsoft, and Interactive Entertainment Business President Don Mattrick is part of those changes, or better he might not be part of them anymore. According to
Update: Gamasutra has first-hand confirmation of the layoffs. Ugly move, Zynga.
Update 2: 100+ Layoffs were confirmed in Austin, as well as a complete shutdown of Zynga Boston.
Zynga has been accused multiple times of making games that show a rather uncanny resemblance with other titles released before them, but so far the small companies that called the casual gaming giant on cases of alleged
It turns out the rumors we heard earlier this week were true as casual gaming giant Zynga has acquired OMGPOP, the developers behind the insane smash hit Draw Something. The Wall Street Journal's "All Things Digital" is
Casual gaming mega-mogul Zynga might be going after creators of the insanely popular mobile game Draw Something which has taken the world by storm recently. Like Words With Friends did not long ago it seems that everybody
Zynga is the Justin Bieber of game developers. They clearly know what they're doing and are very talented, and while it's not something I care for, it's also not marketed towards me. I can respect their talent