Zynga Lays Off More Staff, Acquires Clumsy Ninja Developer

Zynga acquires NaturalMotion

The makers behind the once-popular Facebook game FarmVille is laying off approximately 15% of its workforce so that it can use that money to acquire the development studio behind Clumsy Ninja. Zynga announced during its quarterly earnings call yesterday that it would acquire NaturalMotion, while also lay off 15% of its workforce, which is a […]

Audible, Zynga Games Finally Coming to Windows Phone

Windows Phone 8

A few of the big apps missing from Windows Phone are finally coming to the platform. During its Windows Phone 8 announcement, Microsoft announced that key apps like Audible, Words With Friends, and NOVA 3 will finally come to the platform. One of those apps, Audible, is actually available in the Windows Phone Marketplace right […]

Draw Something Losing Daily Users Quickly

Draw Something

In March, Zynga purchased Draw Something developer OMGPOP for about $200 million. Now, that’s looking like a bad investment as the developer’s popular game is losing users quickly. According to The Atlantic Wire, Draw Something’s popularity peaked on the day that Zynga purchased OMGPOP. At the time the game had about 15 million daily users with a […]

Draw Something Hits Another Milestone, Windows Phone Users Still Waiting

Draw Something Hits Another Milestone, Windows Phone Users Still Waiting

OMGPop’s Draw Something, the mobile game that has taken both iOS and Android by storm, surpassed the 50 million downloads mark today just a short time after the company sold the game to mobile gaming giant Zynga for $210 million. The game has hit the 50 million download mark just 50 days after launching. That […]

Zynga Buys Draw Something Developer OMGPOP for $200 Million

Draw Something

OMGPOP, the studio behind the hit Draw Something game, is now a Zynga company. The New York City-based developer will join Newtoy (creators of Word With Friends) in the club of app developers with hit games that Zynga bought. According to All Things D, Zynga purchased OMGPOP for around $200 million. First-hand sources say the […]

Words With Friends Loses Support for Android Honeycomb

Words With Friends

While the details surrounding this remain murky, we can confirm that the popular Scrabble-like game,  Words With Friends, is no longer available on the Android Market for Android Honeycomb devices. And the interesting part is, Zynga’s support team apparently has no idea what’s going on. AndroidPolice first reported on the disappearance earlier today and one […]