Search Results for: Zynga
Sat, Jul 27, 2013 | 19:58 BST
Oddworld Inhabitants founder Lorne Lanning feels Nintendo has a permanent place in video games for the foreseeable future, but is unsure about Microsoft or Zynga.
Sat, Jul 27, 2013 | 19:08 BST
Zynga’s new CEO, Don Mattrick, said the firm needs to “get back to basics” and start “tightening up” leadership and by assessing and resetting the firm’s product pipeline.
Fri, Jul 26, 2013 | 09:32 BST
Zynga’s vice president of revenue operations Ryan Linton has left the company to join UK gambling start-up Betable as its new chief revenue officer. It’s a company that offer solutions to developers who want real-money gambling in their games.
Fri, Jul 26, 2013 | 08:23 BST
Zynga has announced its Q2 financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2013 and reports revenue of $231 million, down 31% year-over-year.
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 | 08:22 BST
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has reorganized the company, and has appointed Windows chief Julie Larson-Green as head of Xbox Hardware, formerly headed up by Don Mattrick.
Wed, Jul 10, 2013 | 09:02 BST
Minecraft developer Mojang has received a cease and desist letter from American mini golf chain Putt-Putt over user-created levels that recreated the company’s miniature courses.
Mon, Jul 08, 2013 | 16:40 BST
Zynga CEO Don Mattrick is said to have opened negotiations for a Zynga buy-out while at Microsoft in 2010, according to fresh reports.
Thu, Jul 04, 2013 | 11:33 BST
Over the next few years, new Zynga CEO Don Mattrick will receive compensation worth about $50 million.
Wed, Jul 03, 2013 | 20:23 BST
Windows chief Julie Larson-Green is said to be in the frame to head up Microsoft’s hardware division following Don Matrrick’s departure for Zynga. Sources inside the company have claimed that Steve Ballmer is poised to reshuffle his executives into new roles imminently.
Wed, Jul 03, 2013 | 10:17 BST
Atari founder Nolan Bushnell has shared his thoughts on the collapse of the company and impending IP sale in a new VG247 interview, in which he said the company has been abused by a succession of shareholders more interested in growing fat off royalties than bringing it into the present with new IP.
Wed, Jul 03, 2013 | 00:36 BST
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 | 21:26 BST
Don Mattrick left Microsoft due to a planned reorganization which would have put him as head of a newly created hardware division. According to Fast Company, Mattrick wanted a bigger role at the firm, so he left.
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 | 14:47 BST
Yeah, yeah – Don Mattrick has left Microsoft. Brenna wants to talk about the flip-side: Mark Pincus has stepped down as CEO of Zynga.
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 | 02:41 BST
New Zynga CEO Don Mattrick believes he can help social publisher Zynga turn its millions of users into the cold hard cash so notably absent from its recent history.
Mon, Jul 01, 2013 | 23:01 BST
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 | 08:03 BST
Following a stormy E3 and some serious policy backtracking, it’s been confirmed that Xbox frontman Don Mattrick has left Microsoft to head up Zynga.
Wed, Jun 26, 2013 | 01:41 BST
New Acer systems will henceforth come with a built-in suite of formerly web-based games powered by a partnership with Pokki.
Tue, Jun 25, 2013 | 17:13 BST
Rob Dyer, head of Zynga Partners program, has left the company. His departure follows that of Zynga China’s GM, Andy Tian, yesterday. Dyer had been with the firm since 2011, after previously working for SCEA. Now ord just yet on the reaosn behind his departure or where he plans to land next. More through the link at GI International.
Tue, Jun 25, 2013 | 02:26 BST
Social and mobile publisher Zynga has spent $310,561,000 on business acquisitions since 2010, resulting in an enormous deficit.
Mon, Jun 24, 2013 | 16:34 BST
CCP Games is a slow-burning studio, with only two released games under its belt. While Eve Online and Dust 514 are iterative games that require a lot of feedback and development, studio CEO Hilmar Petursson has explained that this slow, methodical approach is so the company doesn’t make dumb decisions on a whim.