Posts Tagged ‘farmville’

Another day, another rumor. This time it’s about Zynga and Facebook. You may know Zynga, developers of the highly addictive and “social” games FarmVille and Mafia Wars. With an over 82.7 million active users cultivating their virtual farms, it’s no wonder Zynga may be pushing to test their player’s devotion meters. How hooked on FarmVille […]


[Note: This is a re-post from Ploked from 3/15/10] Prior to 2006, video games were for the hardcore. Xboxes, PlayStations, and Gamecubes separated the boys from the men. If you didn’t invest in learning button control schemes and combos, you couldn’t rumble with the best players in Soul Calibur II, Halo, or even Mario. When […]


There is an article in the latest issue of Forbes (Nov. 16) titled “Social Climber” written by Rebecca Buckman that has me thinking how far we’ve all come, from a social gaming perspective. The piece mostly focuses on Mark Pincus, the man behind Zynga, a web gaming company responsible for games such as FarmVille, Texas […]