Zynga is building a game-themed social network in a move that promises to reduce its dependence on Facebook as it prepares for a billion-dollar debut in the stock market.
(AP) -- Zynga is adding more ways for people to play its Web games as it grooms its business for an initial public offering of stock.
Social game star Zynga, known for friendly titles such as "FarmVille," is letting people unleash crime lord fantasies in "Mafia Wars 2" tailored for play at Facebook.
Google+ was mobbed with visitors after the social network opened its doors to the public last week, industry tracker Experian Hitwise reported.
More than half a million Germans are addicted to the Internet including a full five percent of mid-teen girls, the government said Monday following an unprecedented study.
Zynga on Monday added its most popular title -- CityVille -- to games that can be played at the Google+ social network recently launched in a challenge to Facebook.
Best Buy Co. Inc. may be building fewer big-box stores in malls and shopping centers nationwide. But when it comes to the virtual world, the Richfield, Minn.-based consumer electronics giant is looking to grab some digital ...
(AP) -- The Walt Disney Co. has used mobile games to promote its movies, but now it's trying something new: launching a cuddly character in a game in the hope he makes it to the big screen someday.
(AP) -- A startup little known outside Japan that offers games for cellphones is emerging as the new star at this year's Tokyo video game exhibition, usually dominated by big-name console makers like Sony and Microsoft.
Asia's biggest annual video game industry event got underway in Japan on Thursday, with games for phones and tablets challenging traditional console kings Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo.