Bee Cave Games has a new casino game in beta right now and plans to release more.
Kixeye recruits a general manager away from Zynga so he can make “real” games.
Zynga is expected to go public any day now. The social game maker could raise more than $1 billion at a valuation of $8.9 billion as it seeks to spread its social games to all platforms where gamers congregate.
Social gaming giant Zynga today announced it is bringing its latest online social game, Mafia Wars 2, to Google’s online social network, Google+.
Zynga unveiled details of its Mafia Wars 2 game today, a deeper and more graphically appealing version of its early social game Mafia Wars, which was released in the ancient days of Facebook in April 2008.
Intern job board InternMatch announced a $500,000 second round of funding and opened its community pages today, allowing companies to show off their culture as well as their internship openings.
Zynga launched a mobile version of its Mafia Wars Atlantic City game today. The game is the social game company’s first designed for the mobile Web in the HTML5 format, and comes as it’s seeking to show potential investors that it has more tricks up its sleeve than just social games on Facebook’s website.
Finding a new way to make money, social game firm Zynga is announcing an alliance with Citi where it will make a line of exclusive game items available for Citi cardholders to purchase with their rewards program points.
Following through on a plan to diversify beyond Facebook, Zynga has launched its first two games on Yahoo’s network of web sites.
Is social gaming upstart Zynga really worth more than traditional video game giant Electronic Arts?
Each day, Facebook game developer and FarmVille creator Zynga delivers about a petabyte of data — that’s 1 million gigabytes, or more than six Libraries of Congress — for its array of social games, chief technology officer Cadir Lee said at the Oracle OpenWorld 2010 conference in San Francisco today.
Casual gaming company Digital Chocolate has sued social gaming market leader Zynga, alleging that Digital Chocolate has the exclusive rights to the name Mafia Wars.
In a prudent move to diversify its Facebook-centric audience, social game maker Zynga this morning announced a distribution deal with Yahoo that will allow game players to play games and update statuses from Yahoo’s homepage, Yahoo Games, Yahoo Messenger, and America’s most popular email service, Yahoo Mail.
Guest Post Peter Yared is founder and CEO of social and mobile app infrastructure company Transpond.