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    'Braid' creator condemns 'FarmVille' and 'Plants vs. Zombies 2' microtransaction
    Jonathan Blow, the creator of the indie sidescroller 'Braid,' criticized "FarmVille" and "Plants vs Zombies 2" in a recent academic presentation posted Tuesday, for their emphasis on microtransactions. Fully presented...
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    Despite ongoing losses, Zynga CEO please with third quarter performance
    Despite still maintaining ongoing losses in revenue and bookings, Zynga CEO Don Mattrick said he is pleased with the game developers third quarter performance, according to a report today from VG 24/7.Mattrick said he though Zynga exceeded...
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    EA mobile head: ‘FarmVille’ dev Zynga ‘blew it’ by focusing on Facebook
    Electronic Arts head of mobile development Frank Gibeau didn’t pull any punches when recently talking about Zynga, saying the developer “blew it” in terms of mobile gaming, according to a report today from VG 24/7.In an interview...
  • Don't miss this fun, LIVE podcast with the creator of Farmville MARK SKAGGS!!!
    Don't miss this fun, LIVE podcast with the creator of Farmville MARK SKAGGS!!!
    http://www.farmvilledirt.com/2013/10/take-nostalgic-journey-with-farmville.html#gsc.tab=0Okay, who out there can honestly say that they have never played "Farmville?" No show of hands? It doesn't surprise me! For several years it...
  • New CEO Don Mattrick has been on the job for two weeks.
    Zynga backs out of real-money gambling, stock plummets
    It looks like Zynga's future is taking a nosedive. Even after taking on Microsoft's Don Mattrick as a new CEO, the company reported a painful earnings report for the second quarter yesterday, according to SFGate.Mattrick, who is two weeks...
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    'Candy Crush Saga' developer lines up banks for IPO: Report
    Is the current "king" of Facebook gaming planning an IPO? MidasPlayer, which is better known as King -- the logo and name that shows up when the mobile app is started -- is indeed doing so, according to a Tuesday report in theWall Street...
  • Zynga shuts offices across country
    Zynga announces layoffs, shuts down DrawSomething office
    Remember all the annoying hype for FarmVille and MafiaWars or whatever else took over Facebook a few years ago? Today Salon noted the maker of those games, Zynga, is now experiencing some pretty tough times.Yesterday, the company announced massive...
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    Facebook's Top Rated Games of 2012
    For many of the one billion plus Facebook members, one of the more popular uses of social networking is by playing one or more games. With more than 2,000 apps such as Bejeweled Blitz, Diamond Dash, Bubble Safari and Song Pop, there are plenty of...
  • FarmVille Big Harvest quests guide
    FarmVille Big Harvest quests guide
    FarmVille released nine new Big Harvest quests to players on Thursday afternoon.These quests will be here for the next 14 days, and they can be performed on any of your eight farm spaces. If you finish them with time to spare, you will have the...
  • FarmVille Mistletoe Lane: Chapter 1 quests guide
    FarmVille Mistletoe Lane: Chapter 1 quests guide
    FarmVille released the Mistletoe Lane Chapter 1 quests to players on Monday afternoon.These quests are only available to players who have purchased early access to the new farm space. Free access, along with a new set of quests, will arrive in the...
  • FarmVille Mistletoe Lane farm released
    FarmVille Mistletoe Lane farm released
    FarmVille released theireighth farm to players on Monday afternoon. The new Mistletoe Lane farm is available for players wishing to purchase early access for 35 Farm Cash.Players who do not want to pay for this early access will be able to get the...
  • FarmVille Day of the Dead quests guide
    FarmVille Day of the Dead quests guide
    FarmVille release nine new Day of the Dead quests to players on Thursday afternoon.These quests will be running for the next 14 days, and if you finish them with time to spare, they can be repeated if you wish. The tasks can be performed on any of...
  • FarmVille Fall Feast Countdown prizes revealed
    Fall Feast Countdown released in FarmVille
    FarmVille released a new Fall Feast countdown feature on Monday for players to work on and earn a prize each day. Countdowns are becoming more and more common in the game, and you have to rely heavily on your friends to click things you post in...
  • FarmVille releases Mystery Seedling Nursery to players
    FarmVille Mystery Seedling Nursery guide
    FarmVille released the new Mystery Seedling Nursery to players on Monday evening.This new feature works exactly like the Mystery Baby Nursery - it's a storage for all the various seedlings you have not transformed into trees yet. You can also...
  • FarmVille Haunted Hollow: Chapter 7 quests guide
    FarmVille Haunted Hollow: Chapter 7 quests guide
    FarmVille released the Haunted Hollow Chapter 7 quests to players on Monday afternoon.These six quests will be available for the next seven days, and they should all be performed on your Haunted Hollow farm space. If you complete the quests with...