Crowdstar working on next unannounced game called Modern Girl [UPDATED]

[UPDATED:. Crowdstar released Modern Girl on March 6, 2012.] ** Original story: Mobile social gaming company Crowdstar appears to be working on its next iOS "Girl" game called Modern Girl. In a filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on February 6, 2012, Crowdstar … [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...]

Small preview of unannounced iOS game by Zynga called Forestville

Over the weekend, I wrote about Zynga registering several new domain names for a possible up-and-coming game called Forestville, which the company has not yet announced.  Today, an anonymous reader has tipped me to the fact there is a Facebook page that has been online almost a week, which offers … [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 ForestvillewithFriends.com and ForestvilleZynga.com. All of the names were … [Read more...]

Breaking: No longer speculation, Zynga launches Rewardville Beta

You read it here first.  After days of speculation as to what Zynga's plans were for the domain name Rewardville.com and even a mention on AOL's Games.com for confirming the rumor, Zynga minutes ago unveiled its Beta site for Rewardville. Although no official announcements have been made, Zynga … [Read more...]

Zynga likes to buy unlikely domain names, and social gaming is expected to be a billion-dollar business in 2011

MafiaWars.com, Cityville.com, Rewardville.com, Warstorm.com, YoVille.com:  As reported by Leena Rao of TechCrunch, social gaming is expected to be a billion-dollar business this year.  And those businesses that are getting into the social gaming market will be looking for domain names.  As they … [Read more...]

Cityville app is oh-so-close to 100 million monthly active users (Domain bought for only $38,000)

Cityville, the popular social game developed by Zynga, is very close to reaching 100 million monthly active users.  According to the latest stats from application trends and metrics tracker Appdata, Cityville has reached 98,798,539 monthly active users and is set to be the first game in history … [Read more...]

Elliot’s Blog, Fusible, get credit from AOL’s Games.com for breaking, then confirming Zynga Rewardville story

The bigger technology sites and mainstream blogs often take credit for breaking news stories, even though some of those news stories are on occasion reported by bloggers first.  That's not the case with a recent breaking story that appeared on Domaining.com yesterday, in which Elliot Silver asked … [Read more...]

Proof that Zynga has plans for Rewardville: Trademark application filed in Europe

Rumor over on Elliot's Blog is that Zynga, the popular social game development company, purchased the domain name Rewardville.com, possibly for a rewards program that was announced back in late November in a Zynga  Press Release. Being a big fan of Zynga, I did a little digging on the name … [Read more...]