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Thu, Aug 23, 2012 | 16:58 BST
CityVille’s general manager Alan Patmore has left Zynga for strategy game developer Kixeye as its vice president of product, according to Gamasutra. Patmore will be responsible development and strategy plans at the Backyard Monsters developer. Before signing on with Zynga, Patmore was vice president of product development at Double Fine Productions. Zynga’s COO, and former EA man John Schappert left the firm earlier this month.
Thu, Jun 28, 2012 | 09:19 BST
With SimCity Social now in open beta, EA has released a new trailer entitled “More City, Less Ville”, in an obvious attack on Zynga’s highly successful CityVille.
Tue, Dec 13, 2011 | 21:59 GMT
AppData has released figures today, showing the Daily Average Users of Facebook titles, and Zynga tops the list with five: CityVille, CastleVille, FarmVille, Texas HoldEm Poker, and Words With Friends. Good news for the firm, which is getting ready to launch its initial public offering. Figures range from 10 million for CityVille to 5.7 million for Words With Friends, with the later gaining 500,000 users in the last week alone.
EA’s The Sims Social came in sixth place with 5.6 million DAU, which hit 6.1 million DAU a month ago. Monthly Average Users for EA’s title have dropped from over 35 million to less than 29 million .Thanks, IndustryGamers.
Fri, Dec 02, 2011 | 06:53 GMT
Zynga’s Cityville is one year old this week, and with 49.7 million monthly users, has been the most popular Facebook game for exactly that length of time.
Sat, Sep 10, 2011 | 14:43 BST
EA’s The Sims Social has more daily active users than Zynga’s FarmVille, according to current information from AppData. It now has 9.3 million DAUs, moving Zynga’s FarmVille into second place. The later’s CityVille, is still the most popular game on Facebook though, with around 14 million DAUs. EA CFO Eric Brown told Gamasutra that Sims Social players log an average 15 to 20 minutes in the game three times a day. Currently, the game has over 34 million monthly active users, which is up considerably over September 7, when it was nearing the 30 million MAU mark.
Thu, Jun 16, 2011 | 01:26 BST
Bad news for those nursing a guilty social game additcion: Cityville Hometown is coming to your iPhone. You will never be free again.
Wed, Jan 26, 2011 | 05:37 GMT
Unfortunately, you can’t sue games like Blingville for possessing the worst name ever conceived.
Zynga, though, may have come up with a slightly more valid reason.
Thu, Jan 13, 2011 | 10:57 GMT
Mon, Jan 03, 2011 | 17:35 GMT
Merely a month from release, Zynga’s CityVille has attracted the biggest monthly active user count out of any Facebook game or app, tapping into an audience of over 84.2 million monthly players.