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  • Blog Post: Zynga Announces The Closure Of Four Games And OMGPop.com

    Zynga is closing down four of its games, and shutting down OMGPop.com, "to make way for new and exciting gaming opportunities." OMGPop is the developer behind Draw Something, Draw Something 2 , and Draw My Thing. Along the website's closure, games Cupcake Corner, Gem Rush, Pool World Champ... More
  • Blog Post: More Bad News For Former Zynga Developer OMGPop

    Update: As if it wasn't bad enough that Zynga closed down OMGPop a few days ago, now there's a report that the remaining few face a horrible choice. According to Valleywag , the remaining, already terminated, employees at the developer have been told that instead of leaving immediately they could... More
  • Blog Post: Dan Porter, Head Of Zynga NYC Departs, Vice President Promoted

    Zynga has been having a rough go of it lately with high-profile departures and studio closures setting a troubling tone during the past six months. Zynga NYC general manager Dan Porter is the latest to leave the mobile and Facebook publisher. Prior to his role with Zynga, Porter was the CEO of OMGPop... More
  • Blog Post: Draw Something Television Show Coming To CBS

    CBS has put in an order for a television show based on the Draw Something property. The show is being produced by Ryan Seacrest, and much like the game itself, basically sounds like a Pictionary. “Each week, teams of celebrities and everyday users will test their skills in front of a studio audience... More
  • Blog Post: Draw Ads In Draw Something

    Draw Something users could soon be asked to draw items like Doritos or Coca-Cola. A new ad initiative by Zynga will ask users to draw popular brands and products rather than look at traditional banner ads. According to AdAge.com, the National Hockey League is among the first advertisers to buy terms... More
  • Blog Post: Millions Stop Playing Draw Something

    It seems that the level of entertainment players receive from Draw Something might be drawing pretty thin at this point. Only a few months ago, Draw Something seemed like the hottest app on the market. Now, the Pictionary-like mobile app is loosing players by the millions. Zynga bought Draw Something... More
  • Blog Post: Zynga Earnings Report Exceeds Expectations

    Casual games giant Zynga is reporting $329 million in sales for the quarter, a 15-percent increase from the same quarter last year. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters had predicted the company would post $317 million in sales. Zynga also reported having 65 million monthly active users, which was up six... More
  • Blog Post: Zynga Buys Draw Something Dev

    Zynga today announced it has acquired Draw Something developer OMGPOP. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "The OMGPOP team has created a game that's fun, expressive and engenders real social interaction," said Mark Pincus, founder and CEO of Zynga. "Draw Something has captured the... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Zynga Eyeing Draw Something

    A new report published today says massive social games maker Zynga is in talks to acquire the developer behind the recent smash-hit iOS game Draw Something. TechCrunch reports that a source with direct knowledge of the discussions said talks are currently in the early stages to purchase developer OMGPOP... More
  • Blog Post: Draw Something Is Now Facebook's Most Popular Game

    Developer OMGPOP's mega-success on iOS, Draw Something, is now the most-played Facebook game. According AppData.com , Draw Something has surged pass Zynga's Words with Friends, recording 10.8 million daily users logged in through Facebook. Words with Friends sits at 8.6 million users. AppData... More
  • Blog Post: Draw Something Hits 20 Million Downloads

    Five weeks after release OMGPOP's Draw Something app has been downloaded a staggering 20 million times. According to a report on Business Insider, the game is generating 6-figures a day for the company and has seen more revenue in the last five weeks than all of last year. Of the 20 million downloads... More
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