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Torchlight 3 Developer Acquired by Zynga

Torchlight 3 Developer Acquired by Zynga

The studio is partnering with NaturalMotion on an unannounced cross-platform RPG.

Telltale Games CEO Steps Down, Former Zynga Executive Takes Over

Telltale Games CEO Steps Down, Former Zynga Executive Takes Over

Pete Hawley, who worked at Zynga for 3 years as senior VP and GM, is now in charge.

Former Xbox Executive Don Mattrick Leaves Zynga

Former Xbox Executive Don Mattrick Leaves Zynga

First Xbox, then Zynga, wherever will Mattrick go to next?

Zynga Posts $63 Million Net Loss in Q2 2014 Financial Results

Zynga Posts $63 Million Net Loss in Q2 2014 Financial Results

Announces deals with NFL and Tiger Woods.

Zynga Purchases Middleware Company Behind GTA V, Max Payne 3, MGS Tech

Zynga Purchases Middleware Company Behind GTA V, Max Payne 3, MGS Tech

Purchases NaturalMotion for $27 million.

Jonathan Blow Calls Farmville ‘Malicious’

Jonathan Blow Calls Farmville ‘Malicious’

Creator of Braid thinks the former Facebook hit can be malicious.

Zynga Co-Founder Leaving the Company

Zynga Co-Founder Leaving the Company

Justin Waldron is venturing out on his own again.

Zynga Founder: “Right Now, I’m Pretty Bored With All Games”

Zynga Founder: “Right Now, I’m Pretty Bored With All Games”

Also wants a game to addict him again like Farmville did (seriously).

Zynga Loses Three More Executives, Two from Facebook Games Division

Zynga Loses Three More Executives, Two from Facebook Games Division

The blood-letting continues at the once-popular Facebook games developer.

Oddworld Inhabitants Boss: “Nintendo is Going to be Here in 100 Years”

Oddworld Inhabitants Boss: “Nintendo is Going to be Here in 100 Years”

Lorne Lanning doubts the same for Microsoft and Zynga though.

Zynga Shows Significant Drop In Quarterly Earnings And User Base

Zynga Shows Significant Drop In Quarterly Earnings And User Base

Trouble looms for the social gaming company.

Zynga’s Mattrick Looked at Buying Company While At Microsoft

Zynga’s Mattrick Looked at Buying Company While At Microsoft

Mattrick has wanted Zynga for a while now.

Don Mattrick Was “Front Runner” for Position of EA CEO – Pachter

Don Mattrick Was “Front Runner” for Position of EA CEO – Pachter

Following his joining Zynga as CEO, EA is now "back to square one" for appointing a new CEO.

Don Mattrick: “Zynga Yet to Realize Its Full Potential”

Don Mattrick: “Zynga Yet to Realize Its Full Potential”

The former Xbox head states that he is proud to partner with founder Mark Pincus.

Steve Ballmer to take over Don Mattrick’s position

Steve Ballmer to take over Don Mattrick’s position

Steve Ballmer replaces Don Mattrick

Don Mattrick Leaving Microsoft to Join Zynga?

Don Mattrick Leaving Microsoft to Join Zynga?

The current Xbox boss could be leaving Microsoft for the social games developer.

Zynga’s Business Strategy is Terrible, Rely Too Much on Their Own Data – Former Employee

Zynga’s Business Strategy is Terrible, Rely Too Much on Their Own Data – Former Employee

A recently laid off Zynga employee details the social games developer's many failing.

Former Zynga Employee: “I’d Give Them Another 2 to 3 Years”

Former Zynga Employee: “I’d Give Them Another 2 to 3 Years”

Also, about 5 percent or less of users on average pay real money in Zynga games.

Zynga Cuts 520 Jobs, Closes Offices in Four Cities

Zynga Cuts 520 Jobs, Closes Offices in Four Cities

Cost cutting measures and a re-focus on mobile are motivating the social media developer.

Facebook Q1 2013 Game Revenue Data in – Zynga Not Doing So Well

Facebook Q1 2013 Game Revenue Data in – Zynga Not Doing So Well

Social game dev's growth "hasn't been as awesome as everyone had hoped".