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Zynga Falls, King Digital Rises, Investors Hardest Hit

 Zynga and King Digital, the two most prominent casual game companies make big stock moves in opposing direction last Friday, but both show the investment risk in this space. We have previously discussed the woes of Zynga. Among these posts was the … Continue reading

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Zynga Ride Continues With Acquisition Of Mobile Gaming Company And More Layoffs

Zynga sees surge after news of acquisition and layoffs and earnings release. NaturalMotion acquired by Zynga Yesterday, Zynga announced that it had acquired NaturalMotion, a creator of mobile games and animation software. Zynga will pay $391 million in cash and … Continue reading

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GTA Steals $1 Billion In First Three Days Of Release

GTA hits the competition and runs with a cool billion in its first three days of release. Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced that the release of Grand Theft Auto V achieved first day retail sales of $800 million and worldwide … Continue reading

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Zynga Cuts Losses After Flirtation With Gambling.

It turns out that gambling is illegal and the government is not too keen on online gambling. It is unfortunate, as I was quite curious to see how that strategy would’ve looked in practice.  As of this writing, shares have … Continue reading

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Facebook and Zynga Began to Float Apart, Like Planets After the Big IPO Bang. Facebook Gambles But Giving Zynga Some Freedom But Retaining Key Potential Income Source.

Zynga and Facebook both made filings regarding their developer agreement. Neither filed the agreement, but Zynga provided a more detailed look. Facebook treated it as an afterthought. Much of the agreement shows Facebook cutting Zynga loose a bit.  For example, … Continue reading

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