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Zynga cuts 150 of its staff, closes its Boston office, and drops some games

0. phoneArena posted on 23 Oct 2012, 20:53

Mobile game developer Zynga, having been in financial trouble since over paying for "Draw Something" developer OMGPOP, has shut its Boston office and pink slipped 150 workers, some of whom were working on new games for the company; 13 games will be sunset...

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posted on 23 Oct 2012, 20:58 2

1. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)

thats what you get being consistent but not noting the consequences....

posted on 23 Oct 2012, 21:02 2

2. e.wvu (unregistered)

When I first played Draw Me Something, I really enjoyed it; however, I knew it was a game that people would grow tired of eventually and it did in fact happened. I think that Zynga really overpaid for Draw Me Something and I'm sure the CEO bangs his head on his desk everyday because of it. But I'm also starting to lose interest in Zynga's other games, like Words with Friends and Scramble with Friends. Never been a fan of Hanging with Friends though. But I wish Zynga the best and hope they make smarter decisions from now on.

posted on 24 Oct 2012, 00:41

3. eman99 (Posts: 393; Member since: 03 Aug 2010)

dumb purchase it costed your staff

posted on 24 Oct 2012, 17:09

4. cofla86 (Posts: 3; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)

i like zynga poker :)

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