Another top Zynga executive has cashed in his chips as the social games company behind "Zynga Poker" and "Farmville" strives to improve its fortunes after a losing fiscal quarter.
Chinese Internet giant Tencent posted a second-quarter net profit increase of 32 percent on Wednesday, despite a decelerating domestic economy.
Zynga's chief operating officer folded his cards on Wednesday, leaving the social games company just as heavyweight Amazon.com steps into the ring and rival Electronic Arts (EA) takes it to court.
Online retail colossus Amazon on Tuesday launched its first online social game in a challenge to Zynga.
US videogames giant Electronic Arts said Friday it had filed suit claiming Zynga's game "The Ville" illegally copied the life simulator "The Sims Social."
(AP) Zynga Inc. lost money and received less revenue than anticipated in the second quarter because "CityVille," ''FarmVille" and other games are not attracting as many paying players as they should.
As the world of electronic games rapidly changes, so does EA Sports.
Online social games could get a shot of real money with a new platform launched by a startup on Monday.
(Phys.org) -- A scientific analysis of players interacting through a popular online game has provided a unique insight into social mobility and other human behaviours.
Over 60 per cent of Swedish young people today have a smartphone, and in addition to telephoning and messaging, they use them to communicate via social media and e-mail, and to play games.