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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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RockYou gobbles up 3 Blokes (Studios) for combat Facebook games

RockYou gobbles up 3 Blokes (Studios) for combat Facebook games

No, Redwood City, Calif.-based social game publisher RockYou did not eat three British folk, but purchased Australian game developer 3 Blokes Stu...
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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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Rumor: Zynga snags an EA executive, COO John Schappert

Rumor: Zynga snags an EA executive, COO John Schappert

When you're competing against a monolithic company, you can't just buy them out like the rest. Though, no one ever said you can't buy out their e...
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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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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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Zynga cashes in on online poker stats site PokerTableRatings

Zynga cashes in on online poker stats site PokerTableRatings

"And we wonder why..." the Games.com writer typed with liberal snark as he stroked his long, Pai Mei-style beard. Alright, so I don't have a flow...
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FarmVille-maker Zynga buys Floodgate Entertainment for Boston studio

FarmVille-maker Zynga buys Floodgate Entertainment for Boston studio

Let the flood, floodgate, dam and other liquid-related puns ensue. Zynga has made its 10th acquisition in just 10 months with Floodgate Entertain...
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FarmVille maker Zynga opens New York studio, East Coast: Acquired

FarmVille maker Zynga opens New York studio, East Coast: Acquired

If Zynga were a sentient robot bent on global domination, the news of the company's ninth acquisition in just eight months would probably sound ...
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FarmVille-maker Zynga buys Flock social browser for reasons unknown

FarmVille-maker Zynga buys Flock social browser for reasons unknown

In its eighth major purchase in less than a year, Zynga has acquired Flock, a social network browser that launched in 2005 to little fanfare and ...
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BigPoint CEO: Social game company sales values are

BigPoint CEO: Social game company sales values are "crazy"

$182 million. $300 million. $563.2 million. These are the kind of numbers that are getting thrown around casually in social gaming acquisitions t...
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Google buys mobile/social game maker SocialDeck

Google buys mobile/social game maker SocialDeck

If you somehow still think that Google impending entrance into the social game space is nothing but a bunch of chatter, you have another data poi...
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