If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
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Race 4 My Place allows fans to compete with others to create a simulated city and win prizes, including $200,000 that a winner can use to pay off a mortgage.
Zynga is donating 100 percent of the proceeds from the sale of some in-game items to charity.
Kixeye claims that it is actually Zynga that is attempting to steal trade secrets.
Kixeye chief exec Will Harbin says, "Zynga is burning to the ground and bleeding top talent, and instead of trying to fix the problems -- better work environment and better products -- they are resorting to the only profit center that has ever really worked for them: their legal department."
Zynga's former CityVille general manager allegedly used Dropbox to back up hundreds of privileged documents. The social-games developer is suing him for taking that data.
Kixeye recruits a general manager away from Zynga so he can make "real" games.
Funium is launching Family Village in the hope of putting more people in touch with their family history.
The new SimCity will launch for Mac as well as PC in February 2013.
If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best games stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
A report from brokerage firm Sterne Agee reveals that the social game company's daily active users saw massive peaks over the past week.
Jim Veevaert has crossed over from making games like Halo 3 to Zynga's social games like Ruby Blast. He says he's never going back.
Today, all eyes will be on Mark Pincus, chief executive of Zynga, to see whether he can keep his developers churning out games that can continue to capture the hearts of hundreds of millions of social gamers.
Musical artists Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez will team up with Zynga as the company promotes 12 new languages coming to the hit mobile game Draw Something.
Shiny Timeline cover images of mobile and social games like Angry Birds Space, CityVille, and Bejeweled Blitz for your Facebook profile.
Social gaming giant Zynga has connected with credit company American Express to provide a rewards program where users can receive virtual game rewards for using their real-life American Express card.
Zynga’s stock price has been falling in recent days in advance of the company’s first quarter earnings report today. The shares are trading at $9.15 each right now — up slightly but down significantly from a recent high of $15.91 …