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Zynga quietly shutters OMGPOP games

The social gaming company makes it official: OMGPOP will close next month and only Draw Something franchise will survive.

By August 5, 2013

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Zynga lowers its full-year outlook, writes down OMGPOP buy

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.

By October 4, 2012

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OMGPOP chief backtracks after trading barbs with ex-employee

CEO Dan Porter apologizes for comments he made about Shay Pierce, a former OMGPOP employee who explained why he didn't join Zynga with the rest of his colleagues.

By April 2, 2012

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Farm Vile: Why an OMGPOP dev shunned Zynga as 'evil'

A former OMGPOP developer says he didn't join buyer Zynga along with the rest of the company because the company might have shut down his own game. Also, he thinks Zynga's evil.

By March 27, 2012

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Zynga gobbling up OMGPOP

update The rumors were right. Zynga is buying the company that created the megahit app Draw Something.

By March 21, 2012

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Zynga rumored to acquire Draw Something maker OMGPOP

With more than 20 million downloads in less than six weeks, Draw Something is a mobile gaming phenomenon. Now it looks like Zynga might be trying to get a piece of that pie.

By March 19, 2012

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Zynga presses pause on game launches as sales outlook drops

The gaming company cuts outlook after its says revamps of hit games, including Words With Friends, will take longer. But, it says, new efforts should prove fruitful.

By August 7, 2014

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FarmVille 2: Country Escape crops up on iOS, Android

The free game is available now in Apple's App Store and the Google Play marketplace.

By April 17, 2014

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Disney Interactive lays off 700 workers, adios social gaming

The entertainment giant cuts one quarter of its staff after social gaming proves to be a bust. However, Disney is not alone.

By March 6, 2014

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Draw Something team included in Zynga layoff

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.

By June 4, 2013