Zynga rolls out its latest social game, CastleVille, the fourth in the popular franchise.
Game maker partners with BitPay to offer the cryptocurrency as a payment option for virtual goods.
Zynga's layoff effectively means the closure of OMGPOP, leaving Zynga's remaining U.S. offices to pick up the slack for the popular Draw Something franchise.
American Express and the game company have teamed up for a program that rewards users with virtual currency when they spend money in the real world.
Zynga has its 2013 game pipeline largely set. Will FarmVille 2.0 be part of it?
The social game creator releases a beta version of CityVille 2, with promises of 3D graphics and the ability to craft new items.
Despite lagging share prices, Zynga increases its gaming lineup by acquiring new mobile gaming companies.
The social-gaming company said third-quarter earnings will be lousy as it writes off a big chunk of its OMGPOP acquisition. Full-year numbers will also suffer, and shares dropped more than 20 percent after hours.
"Own the base, rent the spike," becomes mantra for Zynga as it builds own infrastructure to replace its reliance on Amazon.
Electronic Arts points to the two Facebook games and accuses Zynga of copyright infringement. Zynga denies the allegation.