Tag Archive | "Zynga"

Dragons Are in Season; Titans Are Also in Season

Thursday, July 18, 2013

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Dragons Are in Season; Titans Are Also in Season

Tweet Being around Dragons and Titans is fairly dangerous; that much should be a no-brainer. Over 600,000 users of the game have figured that out so far. What happens, though, when those Dragons and Titans go into season? Well, they get much more aggressive, putting on epic battles for dominance and generally slaughtering everyone and everything [...]

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King is the New King of Facebook

Monday, July 8, 2013

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King is the New King of Facebook

Tweet The king is dead; long live King.com. That’s the news today about the newest ascendant to the Facebook throne — according to data tracked by our friends at Inside Social Games, Zynga has finally been knocked out of the #1 spot for Monthly Active Users (MAU) across its Facebook titles. The new reigning champ for [...]

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Thursday Appdate: Solstice Arena

Thursday, June 20, 2013

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Thursday Appdate: Solstice Arena

Tweet MOBA is an extremely popular genre right now, both as a cerebral, team-based eSport and as a major driver of hits within the games industry. Zynga is perhaps one of the best-known names in game development and publishing in the world. So, when Zynga releases a mobile MOBA, it’s the kind of thing you [...]

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Thursday Appdate: Running with Friends

Thursday, May 16, 2013

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Thursday Appdate: Running with Friends

Tweet Friendship may or may not be magic, but it helps you accomplish an awful lot in the realm of gaming. In Zynga’s library alone, if you’ve got friends, you can match words, you can hang, maybe scramble a bit, share of game of chess; your friends are fairly versatile when it comes to recreation. [...]

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Dragons and Titans Let Wyrms Bite Your Facebook Off

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

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Tweet I hope you enjoyed your last few weeks of not being on fire! As we warned you a while ago, TriplePoint client Wyrmbyte is bringing some high-quality dragons to your Facebook page in a Unity-powered MOBA title called Dragons and Titans. Today, that game is in open beta, meaning any of your friends can climb [...]

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Wyrmbyte and Zynga Have Dragons and Titans

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

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Wyrmbyte and Zynga Have Dragons and Titans

Tweet Facebook games have grown and evolved a long way beyond adding social features to match-three titles — in the last couple of years alone, we’ve seen fully 3D games like Robot Rising and Buddy Rush come to the platform thanks to tools like Unity. Of course, this has resulted in horrible things like robots that rise [...]

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Your Daily AppGratis: Scramble with Friends

Thursday, March 28, 2013

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Your Daily AppGratis: Scramble with Friends

Tweet Every day, TriplePoint client AppGratis locates an app that they think ought to be free for a day. We download and take a look for ourselves to let you know what awaits you – why not? It’s free. There’s a lot you can do with your friends on an iPhone — hanging and words immediately come to mind. Today’s [...]

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RocketPlay Lets PeoplePlay Their New Sports Casino Game

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

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RocketPlay Lets PeoplePlay Their New Sports Casino Game

Tweet I’m here to tell you today about a new Facebook game which involves the spread, the juice, and the steam, but which is not another restaurant or cooking title. Enter Sports Casino, an aptly named social betting game from TriplePoint client RocketPlay and Zynga. The game lets you drop virtual bets on major sporting events which [...]

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Gaming News Roundup — Wednesday, Aug. 29

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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Gaming News Roundup — Wednesday, Aug. 29

Tweet Today in gaming news, we’ve got some Zynga developments going on. The company’s chief creative officer announced his resignation, but the company is also teaming up with Eruptive Games to publish its next title, Citizen Grim. Plus, Wired Magazine has an issue with Zynga’s high gloss iOS adventure Horn. Some of the developers behind [...]

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Gaming News Roundup — Tuesday, Aug. 28

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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Gaming News Roundup — Tuesday, Aug. 28

Tweet What’s Zynga up to? A new domain has popped up online called zyngambler.com. Could this be the troubled social gaming titan’s next big move? There’s a new iPad game that’s designed to help kids understand the electoral process … understand it, but not necessarily agree with it. BioWare’s Jeff Hickman shares some views on [...]

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Gaming News Roundup — Tuesday, Aug. 14

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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Tweet As Gamescom kicks off in Germany, Sony makes some big Vita announcements, an iOS Simpsons title returns to the ring, Australia thunders back into the development scene, Zynga (unsurprisingly) plans a new “Ville” game, Call of Duty shows its stuff on Vita, and — as always — the world continues to rabidly froth for the iPhone 5. [...]

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Can Games Make a Difference? Zynga Joins Nonprofits

Monday, August 13, 2012

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Can Games Make a Difference? Zynga Joins Nonprofits

Tweet In April of 2006, a flash-based browser game about the crises in Darfur in western Sudan hit the web. The game went on to be played more than 4 million times by more than 2 million players and generated an awareness of the humanitarian crisis. While the game didn’t actually stop genocide, imprison a [...]

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