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Take-Two Interactive to Acquire Mobile Game Giant Zynga for $12.7 billion

Game publisher Take-Two has announced that it will be acquiring San Fransisco-based mobile game developer Zynga for $12.7 billion. Take-Two, the publisher behind the likes of Grand Theft Auto, NBA 2K, and Borderlands, will be making a substantial push into the mobile games market following the acquisition of Zynga, developer of FarmVille, Words With Friends,...

Zynga’s Mafia Wars for iPhone, iPad Soft-Launches in Canada

Zynga has soft-launched Mafia Wars for iPhone and iPad exclusively in the Canadian App Store. The popular game has players build their own mafia and dominate other players. The freemium game powered by in-app purchase diamonds is back on iPhone, after the franchise itself was shut down last June.   Canadians can now play Mafia Wars...

Here are Some Crazy Facts about Words With Friends [Infographic]

According to Zynga, over 7.7 billion Words With Friends games have been played since its release five years ago, scoring a total of 1.2 trillion points. So, if you received a dollar for every point scored on Words With Friends, you'd be a millionaire in just two minutes (via BusinessInsider).  Zynga has also revealed that over 58...

Zynga Adds ‘Sports 365’ to its Games Catalog, Stars Tiger Woods

Zynga has today announced a new category of games in its catalog called 'Zynga Sports 365’ which, as the name indicates, introduces mobile sports games, starting with a football-themed NFL game and a golf game starring iconic golfer Tiger Woods (via Polygon). Previously, Tiger Woods was the brand name for Electronic Arts' PGA Tour golf games but was...

Apple’s Free iOS App of the Week: Stampede Run

Stampede Run by Zynga is Apple’s free app of the week. The game normally retails for $0.99 and is free for this week only. Stampede Run for iOS lets you dash through the streets of Spain while dodging bulls. Dodge bulls on your own or challenge your friends. Complete achievements to earn new boosts and...