Tagged:  Zynga

By Mike Murphy, June 3, 2013 0 GN

Social gaming giant Zynga is set to lay off 18 percent of its staff — approximately 520 employees — in addition to closing down its Los Angeles, New York, and Dallas studios as an attempt to restructure towards mobile and… Read More »

By Jason Fanelli, October 29, 2012 1 Columns, Videos

“Reports are coming in of widespread heavy rain, winds, and flooding, and we have live pictures here of…wait a minute, is that…is someone GRILLING out there?” Damn right I am! Sandy can’t stop me, it’s Grill time! Every weekend, join… Read More »

By Ben Gyurik, October 26, 2012 0 GN

Turbine Incorporated, located in Needham, Massachusetts, cut employees yesterday as a part of restructuring at its parent company, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Turbine is well known for its MMORPGs, Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons & Dragons Online. “As… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, October 23, 2012 0 GN

Earlier today during Apple’s revealing of the iPad Mini, Twitter exploded with reports that Zynga had shut down its Boston studio and made massive layoffs to its staff in Austin. These reports have now been confirmed, as company CEO Mark… Read More »

By Aled Morgan, July 21, 2012 1 GN

Several big game industry players have joined a collation of businesses to formally oppose the Defense of Marriage Act, a United States federal law that attempts to define marriage as exclusively between a man and a woman. As it stands the… Read More »

By Brad Tramel, January 19, 2012 1 GN

Zynga has purchased four mobile game companies in an effort to expand development of tablet and smartphone games. David Ko, Zynga’s top mobile executive, told Reuters that in December it acquired Gamedoctors, the maker of ZombieSmash. The studio that created… Read More »