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Ziff Davis buys IGN from News Corp

Ziff Davis buys IGN from News Corp

Today, IGN Entertainment websites -- which includes IGN.com, Gamespy.com and Askmen.com -- was sold by News Corp. to j2 Global Inc.'s Ziff Davi...
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Zynga adds 50 employees from PS3 and Wii game maker Buzz Monkey

Zynga adds 50 employees from PS3 and Wii game maker Buzz Monkey

Will Zynga start making Farmville for Xbox? Probably not, but the 50 employees it gained through a talent acquisition of video game maker Buzz ...
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GREE snaps up Kingdom Age developer for $210 million

GREE snaps up Kingdom Age developer for $210 million

While Funzio may not be as much of a household name in Facebook game development as say, Playdom or Zynga, the company behind the mobile / Facebo...
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OMGPOP to Pierce: That's fine, we were gonna fire you anyway [Report]

OMGPOP to Pierce: That's fine, we were gonna fire you anyway [Report]

When Shay Pierce (pictured) came at Zynga in a refreshingly frank op-ed about his reasons for turning down the acquisition offer, Zynga wasn't ve...
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Surprise! Zynga wants to buy Draw Something maker OMGPOP [Report]

Surprise! Zynga wants to buy Draw Something maker OMGPOP [Report]

Come on, at least try to wear your shocked face. TechCrunch reports, citing sources close to the matter, that the FarmVille maker is in talks wit...
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Bubble Witch Saga creator makes mobile play in Fabrication Games buy

Bubble Witch Saga creator makes mobile play in Fabrication Games buy

The fourth largest Facebook games maker will finally embark on the mobile frontier this year. TechCrunch reports that King.com has acquired Swedi...
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International Game Technology acquires DoubleDown Casino maker for $500 million

International Game Technology acquires DoubleDown Casino maker for $500 million

Over the past year, social game developer Double Down Interactive watched its Facebook game DoubleDown Casino climb from the bottom of the ladder...
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Zynga adds DNA Games to its double helix; 14th acquisition in a year

Zynga adds DNA Games to its double helix; 14th acquisition in a year

Zynga has assimilated its fourteenth games company in just 12 months, DNA Games, VentureBeat reports. (At this point, it might be appropriate to...
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Zynga acquires founders of open source iPhone game project Cocos2d

Zynga acquires founders of open source iPhone game project Cocos2d

That's right, like we said before when the company hired EA chief operating officer John Schappert, Zynga is downright acquiring people. (It's ki...
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Bejeweled creator PopCap buys ZipZapPlay, blitzes into social games

Bejeweled creator PopCap buys ZipZapPlay, blitzes into social games

The creator of your favorite bite-sized Facebook distractions, PopCap, has acquired San Francisco-based ZipZapPlay for an undisclosed amount. Fo...
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Zynga gobbles up GodFinger developer Wonderland, creates Zynga Mobile UK

Zynga gobbles up GodFinger developer Wonderland, creates Zynga Mobile UK

Perhaps Zynga's recent sheep invasion in London was symbolic of something greater. The developer with more satellite studios than you can count ...
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Gree acquires Open Feint; the Japanese Invasion begins ... again

Gree acquires Open Feint; the Japanese Invasion begins ... again

Forget the Japanese Invasion of the 1980s, the Japanese Invasion is here ... again in social games. (Seriously, what does every parent call ever...
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Zynga vs. MindJolt: MySpace founder Chris DeWolfe has buyout spree

Zynga vs. MindJolt: MySpace founder Chris DeWolfe has buyout spree

Wasting no time after MySpace's imminent failure, founder and former CEO Chris DeWolfe has acquired two new social game development companies thr...
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JamLegend closes its doors this month; Zynga acquires its talent

JamLegend closes its doors this month; Zynga acquires its talent

JamLegend, a music-games startup was shut down today after three years of trying to compete with the heavy hitters in the music-game genre like R...
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Zynga drops the Flock: Social browser dies; developers join new team

Zynga drops the Flock: Social browser dies; developers join new team

Zynga--well, social gaming in general, but mostly Zynga--has had an incredibly disruptive effect on not just the gaming industry, but now on the ...
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