Tag: Zynga

Facebook Sex App “Bang With Friends” Sued By Zynga Over Name

Perhaps you’ve heard of Bang With Friends? The Facebook app that lets you anonymously mark down which of your Facebook friends you want to “bang”,...

Former Xbox Chief Tried To Acquire Zynga Before He Became Zynga’s CEO

Don Mattrick, former Microsoft executive in charge of the Xbox and current CEO at Zynga, has apparently been interested in Zynga for the past few...

Laid Off OMGPOP Employees Celebrate Leaving Zynga

While being laid off typically isn’t something you’d be happy about, now former OMGPOP employees found a reason to celebrate two days ago, even after...

Zynga Flushes OMGPOP Down The Toilet, Fires All Employees

Just yesterday it was reported that Zynga would be laying off 520 employees, 18% of its staff, in an attempt to cut down on costs....

Zynga Lays Off 520 Employees, Closes Studios To Re-Focus On Mobile

Things haven’t been so hot for Zynga recently. The company has had to deal with layoffs and drastically shrinking revenue, as it’s fallen from the...

Draw Something 2 Hits The Canadian App Store

If you live in Canada and you’ve patiently been waiting for the follow-up game to OMGPOP’s popular social game Draw Something, then it’s a good...

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus Cuts His Annual Salary To Just $1

Amidst a number of executive departures and declining revenues, Zynga’s CEO and founder Mark Pincus has decided to cut his 2013 salary to just $1....

OMGPOP CEO And Zynga VP Dan Porter Leaves Zynga

It’s been just over a year since Zynga signed its deal to buy OMGPOP, the company behind the booming Draw Something app, for roughly $180...

Zynga And EA Resolve Copyright Case Out Of Court

The court dispute that began between Zynga and EA last August over the similarities between Zynga’s The Ville and EA’s The Sims Social has been...

Zynga’s Plan To Quietly Lay Off 100+ Employees In Shadow Of Apple Event Exposed

Zynga’s attempt to hide its massive layoffs behind the big Apple announcement today was foiled by a former employee who took to Twitter. The blow...

Report Has Zynga Losing Its Chief Security Officer

Hot off of recent news of Zynga losing the former Chief Revenue Officer of OMGPOP, TechCrunch is reporting that Nils Puhlmann, Zynga’s Chief Security Officer,...

Zynga Loses Another Notable Employee

Zynga has been losing notable employees left and right. The General Manager of CityVille and the Chief Creative Officer are the two most recent that...

Chief Creative Officer Of Zynga Bails

There are few phrases in English more euphemistic than “Zynga’s Chief Creative Officer.” Well, it turns out that is actually a real position, and Mike...

Zynga Loses The General Manager Of CityVille

Zynga has been having some issues lately, and it looks like they’re beginning to lose some important staff members. “The latest exit, following its COO...

Zynga Gets The Pants Sued Off Of Them For Being Weasels

After being accused from nigh-on the entire Internet of being game-stealing weasels, Zynga is now facing a lawsuit from the 800-pound gorilla of the gaming...

Amazing Alex Already No. 1 Paid iPhone App, Fastest Climb To No.1 App Spot Ever

Well that didn’t take long. Rovio Entertainment’s first app in more than two years that hasn’t featured birds, Amazing Alex, reached the number one spot...

Zynga Slowly Turning DrawSomething Into AdSomething

You know things have gone bad for Zynga when the only way they can recoup the cost of the $183 million dollars they spent on...

Ex-OMGPOP Employee: I Believe That Zynga Is Evil

When Zynga came knocking to purchase OMGPOP last week, the entire team was offered a job at Zynga. Turns out, not everyone was delighted with...