Will Zynga release “Farmville Express”? Company registers farmvilleexpress.com, expressfarmville.com domain names

Social gaming giant Zynga has registered the domain names farmvilleexpress.com and expressfarmville.com through MarkMonitor, its registrar of choice.  Both domains were registered earlier this week on April 20 following a story that appeared on Farmville Freak that discussed a survey sent out by … [Read more...]

Zynga files for trademark on Farmville English Countryside: Guess who owns the domain? … and it’s not Zynga

Last month, I wrote about how Zynga filed for the European trademark on the word "ville", which sparked a series of news stories and blog posts over the controversial nature of the application by the gaming company.  Writers from around the web ranging from CNET to Business Insider weighed in on the … [Read more...]

Predictions on the next Facebook game title by Zynga

With Zynga's latest Facebook game Cityville topping the charts as the most popular Facebook game in 2010, I thought I'd offer up a few predictions on Zynga's next blockbuster game title in 2011.  With Cityville, Farmville, and Frontierville numbering daily users in the millions, one can only guess … [Read more...]

$38,000 domain sold in June at Moniker, now the most popular Facebook application

After selling for $38,225 in June at Moniker, CityVille is now bigger than FarmVille, Mashable is reporting.   Referring to the latest statistics provided by Appdata, a site that tracks Facebook application metrics, Cityville surpassed Farmville and the Facebook game now has nearly 17 million … [Read more...]