Space Ape Games has scored a hit with real-time-strategy title Samurai Siege for tablets.
The Sims Social, SimCity Social, and Pet Society are all coming to an end on Facebook in June.
Zynga New York general manager explains what he meant when he admitted that the developer copies others.
EA and Zynga reach an agreement out of court.
Zynga denies copying The Sims Social and lobs legal grenades back at Electronic Arts
The new SimCity will launch for Mac as well as PC in February 2013.
EA and Zynga, two of the world’s biggest game companies, are at war over copyrights.
Electronic Art’s stock has been in decline since the Battlefield 3 and The Sims 3 publisher warned investors of a tough upcoming quarter. Now EA is attempting to calm panicking stockholders.
Editor’s Pick Zynga chief Mark Pincus isn’t shy about expressing his opinion — especially at our MobileBeat/GamesBeat 2012 conference last week. Here’s the video.
The Ville is Zynga’s latest social Facebook game allowing players to build virtual homes and gardens. It’s also the company’s answer to Electronic Arts’ The Sims Social.
Shiny Timeline cover images of mobile and social games like Angry Birds Space, CityVille, and Bejeweled Blitz for your Facebook profile.
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Electronic Arts came out swinging against what it calls a “misinformed” article in Business Insider, which said that EA’s The Sims Social game is on “life support.”
Zynga reported net income of $12.5 million in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, down 54 percent from $27 million a year ago, according to an updated S1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The performance isn’t stellar, but it’s not so bad as to suggest Zynga’s planned initial public offering is in trouble.
For Electronic Arts, success in its second quarter came from strategies both old and new.
Zynga may be losing some ground after spending years completely dominating the Facebook social gaming market.
Electronic Arts came out of nowhere when it launched The Sims Social on Facebook. The social game that simulates human life took off like wildfire, surpassing FarmVille and closing in on Zynga’s most popular game, CityVille. Now Raptr, the social network for gamers, has revealed some interesting data about just who is playing The Sims Social. As suspected, many of the players came from Zynga.
Zynga announced today it has taken its most popular game, CityVille, to the fledgling Google+ social network.
Facebook gamers are finally embracing well-known brands in their social games. That’s one of the conclusions from a panel on social games at the f8 conference for Facebook developers yesterday.
Game publishing company Electronic Arts‘ newest social game, The Sims Social, has passed social gaming supergiant Zynga’s Farmville and now has 36 million monthly active users just under a month after its launch, according to AppData.
Social games maker Guerillapps today launched Trash Tycoon, a social game about recycling that’s designed to encourage “upcycling” — the process of converting old trash into usable products.
Electronic Arts’ latest Facebook game, The Sims Social, has picked up more than 4.6 million daily active users after launching a week ago, according to AppData.
The Sims Social, a social gaming version of Electronic Arts’ incredibly popular life simulation franchise The Sims, is now live on Facebook.