The mobile gaming ad model can turn product placement in free-to-play games into pay-to-win scams.
How will new Facebook algorithm changes affect social game developers? It may make the space less innovative.
Zynga will shut down a few of its Facebook titles in mid-July, which may cause the company to lose millions of users.
A lot can change in a year. In April 2013, Zynga was the dominant developer on the Facebook Platform. Now, it’s King.
The social-gaming ecosystem is increasingly dominated by a few players. Can this French developer break in with a hit?
One year ago, Zynga was the top Facebook developer. Now, the title has been scooped up by King.
Zynga announced the appointment of David Lee as chief financial officer and chief accounting officer today. Lee comes from Best Buy, and replaces Mark Vranesh.
FarmVille 2, Zynga’s biggest game, has lost nearly four million daily active users (DAUs) in the past year. Meanwhile, Candy Crush has gained 35 million DAUs.
Zynga, which acquired the mobile gaming company NaturalMotion earlier this year, could learn a lot from them.
FunPlus, developer of the “Family Farm” games, might have a Farmville-size hit in their hands.