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Zynga sports games like football may be coming soon as more hints are dropped

If you've been itching to play sports games developed by social gaming giant Zynga, they may actually be closer to launch than you think.  In the past 12 months, the company has made moves indicating social sports games may be under development, like the hiring of EA Sports Creative Director Mark … [Read more...]

Zynga goes on domain buying spree for new Scramble with Friends app

On Thursday, Zynga announced the launch of the mobile social game Scramble With Friends, saying, "Scramble with Friends is a fast-paced, fun-packed game that combines the brain bending experience of Zynga’s original Scramble."  On the same day the social gaming company announced the game on its … [Read more...]

Zynga goes on record about new iOS game by filing Forestville trademark

I first broke the news last week about Zynga developing a new "Ville" game after several Forestville domains were privately registered through MarkMonitor, an internet brand protection company Zynga regularly uses. While I had nothing more to work on than new domain registrations, an anonymous … [Read more...]

Zynga has plans to launch Forestville, tipped off by domain name registrations

Zynga recently launched Castleville, but now the social gaming giant appears to have plans to launch a new game called Forestville. This week Zynga registered several domains with the word Forestville in the name like and All of the names were … [Read more...]

Zynga registers slew of domain names following announcement of new games

On the day Zynga announced a "gaggle of new social games", it registered well over 150 domain names as part of its intellectual property strategy. The defensive domain registrations center around Project Z, Castleville, Zynga Bingo, Zynga Casino, Hidden Chronicles, Dream Zoo and Mafia Wars … [Read more...]

Zynga buys up ‘Mafia Wars Shakedown’ domain names, drops hints on Android

Earlier this week, Zynga bought up nearly 50 new domain names for its newly revealed 'Mafia Wars Shakedown' game for iOS devices. While the game will first release on iOS devices such as the iPhone and iPad, it appears Zynga has plans to make it available for Android users as well, as the … [Read more...]

Zynga uses a defensive buying strategy for Mafia Wars 2 domain names

As Zynga announced Mafia Wars 2, it went on a buying spree of Mafia Wars 2 domain names, registering over 75 web addresses on September 20, through the registrar MarkMonitor. The domains range from to, and to … [Read more...]

Zynga goes on a shopping spree for Kingdoms and Quests domains

Yesterday it was reported that Mafia Wars Maniac discovered a new game by Zynga called Kingdoms and Quests after finding the support pages online.  The support pages have since been taken down by Zynga, however the announcement of the game seems imminent as Zynga apparently went on a shopping … [Read more...]

Zynga: On the hunt for domain names for its next big Facebook or mobile game

As pointed out by blogger Joe Osborne, Zynga is looking for ideas on making its next game.  The survey, which can be found here, asks respondents "What games would you like to play?"  "We want your input. We’ve got a lot of fun ideas, but we want to know which games you would be most … [Read more...]

Game Rumors: Zynga registers Mojitomo domain names, files for trademark

While rumors of Zynga's imminent IPO continue to spread across news sites and blogs, the company appears to be busy behind the scenes working on a project called Mojitomo.  The company filed a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on May 24, 2011.  Here's a … [Read more...]