Tag Archives: FarmVille
Wed, Oct 02, 2013 | 09:57 BST
Zynga founder Mark Pincus has said at a Garage Geeks event in Tel Aviv that he is currently bored with all games. He then stressed that he wants to experience the same level of addiction he felt with FarmVille.
Thu, Feb 07, 2013 | 23:10 GMT
X-Men: The Last Stand director Brett Ratner has signed on to produce an animated TV series based on Farmville. Deadline reports production will be handled by Canadian company Six Eleven media. No network has picked up the series yet. Ratner’s also behind the Rush Hour series and the upcoming Hercules: The Thracian Wars; he described FarmVille as “one of the most exciting brands out there today” with “endless” cross-platform opportunities. An Angry Birds cartoon is moving forward this year, too.
Sat, Jan 05, 2013 | 17:16 GMT
Despite Zynag’s prevailing issues with closures, financials, and exiting executives, the firm’s FarmVille 2 is doing rather well. According to an inforgraphic released by the firm, the social farming simulation game – which launched in September – has 40 million monthly active users and 8 million daily users.
Thu, Nov 01, 2012 | 11:19 GMT
The British F2P market is now worth £216, according to new research into the sector conducted by analysts SuperData. It’s a rapidly growing scene, the stats suggest.
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 | 01:47 GMT
Here’s a tidbit we missed from Zynga’s recent financial report: the social publisher has teamed up with online gaming operator bwin.party to begin offering real-money gambling games.
Sat, May 12, 2012 | 16:51 BST
A report on TechCrunch states Zynga is currently testing the sequel to FarmVille in the Philippines under the codename Big Harvest. Word of the game, currently in beta, was sent to the site via a tipster who also sent along a screenshot of the social game. According to the source, the game contains revamped graphics as well as gameplay changes such as growing crops to feed your farm critters. Zynga declined comment on the game, but said it’s always “looking for ways to bring players the best experience,” and “continuously innovating” its titles. The original FarmVille is staill a major cash cow for the firm, and made up 29% of the company’s online revenue in the last fiscal quarter.
Mon, Apr 16, 2012 | 02:27 BST
Social gaming’s most beloved and derided agricultural simulator seems to be getting a sequel.
Thu, Apr 05, 2012 | 06:25 BST
Yasuhiro Wada believes the success of Farmville has helped grow the Harvest Moon fanbase.
Fri, Oct 07, 2011 | 19:42 BST
Yes. You read that title correctly. Speaking in an interview with IGN, regarding their work on Skylanders Spyro’s Adventures, Toy Story writers Alec Sokolow and Joel Cohen said they are currently in talks to write a film based on Zynga’s FarmVille. However, the duo never came right out and said it, but the hint is as big as the sky: “So, yes, we will continue writing movies. We are also working on several new and very exciting opportunities. We’re in conversations with Zynga to do something with one of their brands. Can’t really say too much on that front yet, but ‘Old MacDonald’ didn’t have a factory, if you get our drift.” The project has yet to be announced formally, and Zynga refused comment on the matter.
Tue, Sep 20, 2011 | 09:17 BST
Zynga has just released the third expansion pack for uber-popular Facebook game Farmville. Lighthouse Cove now joins English Countryside and Lady Gaga-themed GagaVille in the time management farming sim, and Zynga explain that this is all part of giving gamers what they want.
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.
Wed, Aug 17, 2011 | 11:08 BST
Tue, Jul 19, 2011 | 09:19 BST
So much has happened in the last 24 hours that we can’t possibly give it all the limelight it deserves. Come on through and check out today’s surprisingly meaty shorts. You’ll be sorry if you don’t – I have something for everybody.
Fri, Jul 01, 2011 | 20:29 BST
One day your entire life will be part of some elaborate Zynga-fueled social game. The casual game developer announced today it was seeking a hefty $1 billion in its initial public offering.
Sat, Apr 02, 2011 | 21:07 BST
It’s Saturday. Enjoy these FarmVille cupcakes.
Sat, Mar 19, 2011 | 12:55 GMT
Here’s some more shorts to get you ready for the weekend. It’s too nice outside to be wearing pants, ya know.
Tue, Mar 01, 2011 | 05:09 GMT
How do you come up with what is undoubtedly one of the most popular games on the planet? Very quickly, according to Zynga’s GDC presentation.
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.
Wed, Dec 01, 2010 | 12:18 GMT
FarmVille’s getting a rename as it launches in Japan.
Tue, Nov 23, 2010 | 13:12 GMT
It’s true. The world’s becoming sane again.