Zynga's health has been questionable as of late, and today the once-mighty social gaming platform announced its severing support for four once-popular games. The Ville, Empires and Allies, Dream Zoo and Zynga City on Tencent are all getting the ax. One bright spot is that Zynga is launching Draw Something 2 today, a title it hopes will catapult to success in the wake of the...
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It's funny—I didn't set out to become an expert on the Sims but somehow it just kind of happened. I was assigned one Sims game a few years ago, then another and another...
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Four years after releasing The Sims 3, Maxis and EA have announced that The Sims 4 is currently in development for PC and Mac and is scheduled for release next year.
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Online social games maker Zynga fell 5.85% to close at $3.22 Monday after Electronic Arts said it was taking down some of its Facebook games due to waning demand, underscoring the complications faced by Facebook-based social gaming companies. Facebook said Monday it was taking down The Sims Social, SimCity Social and Pet Society. Both Electronic Arts...
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Zynga originally grew to prominence as the major social gaming company on the Facebook platform. But the two companies have steadily grown apart in recent years.
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Filed under: Investing Electronic Arts is shutting down some of its games on Facebook . EA will take down The Sims Social come June. Pet Society and SimCity Social will also be retired. All of the games still have decent-sized audiences. Facebook claims that 5 million people have fired up The Sims Social over the past month, though daily active users are closer to 500,000....
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Filed under: Investing While Wall Street estimates can be, on the whole, a negative force in the world of investing, they benefited mobile-gaming firm Zynga last week. And, not to give all credit to expectations, the company also posted some encouraging numbers in the midst of its massive overhaul. Of course, it wouldn't be a Zynga earnings release without some...
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Electronic Arts today announced that The Sims 4 will debut next year.
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Former King County Executive Ron Sims squashed months of speculation this morning, saying he will not run for mayor of Seattle in 2013. In an interview on KUOW’s Weekday with host Steve Scher, Sims kept the suspense going for a while, making a passionate case that the next mayor
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Carol Sims, 80, of Hinckley, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2013. She was born July 2, 1932, to the late Armond and Margaret (nee Boldowitsch) Hennings in Cleveland. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles E. Sims; loving mother of Shelley Ann (Wayne) Cosmo of Euclid, Debra Lee (David) Gnandt of Cleveland, Carrie E. ...Read More
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