All publications by tag «Zynga»
Zynga acquires Torchlight III developer Echtra Games to bring mobile titles to PC and consoles
Publisher Zynga follows its ambitions of developing games for PC and consoles. To bring its existing franchises outside the mobile sector, the company has just bought Echtra Games, creators of Torchlight III.
Video games in and out of court (December 2019 — April 2020). Part Two.
Our friends at law firm Semenov&Pevzner have put together an exhaustive overview of the most significant legal disputes that have impacted the video games industry since late 2019.
This overview covers both notable lawsuits and other impactful cases which have profoundly affected the industry without having made it to the courtroom.
Istanbul rising as casual game developement hub. Dream Games raises $7.5 million
Dream Games, a newly founded studio based in Istanbul, has raised $7.5 million in seed funding. The investment round took place against the backdrop of the explosive growth that Turkey’s game development community is experiencing.
Shares of EA and other video game companies plummet after Trump links games to mass shootings
Acts of violence are once again blamed on video games. US President Donald Trump implicated games as the reason for two shootings in Texas that killed more than 30 people. Following Trump’s speech, biggest game publishers saw their shares sink.
Story of Gram Games: How to make a video game studio of five into an international business worth $250M+?
Exactly a year ago Zynga acquired Gram Games, the makers of 1010! and Merge Dragons!
Gram Games is a rare success story in the industry. It began as an indie studio in Turkey, underwent a serious crisis, but went on to become an international business worth over $250m.