Finally, the dream of picking up a Slurpee and a $10 Mafia Wars voucher can be realized. Social games-maker Zynga and 7-Eleven have confirmed a partnership that, starting this summer, would have the store chain selling gift products related to Zynga’s Facebook properties. 7,000 stores have been confirmed in the promotion, which will run initially […]
Facebook games developer-guru Zynga (Mafia Wars, Farmville) recently acquired Steven Chiang, famed overseer of the Madden NFL license. The announcement was made via the blog of Mark Pincus, Zynga’s CEO.
Despite the explosions of browser-based, iPhone, and other social/casual gaming fronts bringing in a literal flood of cash into the video game economy, financial agency VentureBeat has released a report showing overall investment in the industry was down in 2009. Zynga’s recent investment of $180 million tipped their scale to a slightly higher mark, but […]
If you have ever played Mafia Wars or Farmville on Facebook, you have seen the fruits of Zynga’s efforts. The world’s largest social games company has just received a mountainous investment from Digital Sky Technologies, Eastern Europe’s largest internet investor. DST has made an offer to purchase approximately $180 million worth of Zynga’s securities, making […]