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...]

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...]

Cityville at 6MM daily users in 8 days: It’s the kind of thing that makes some domain sellers kick themselves

You may remember the story I wrote back in November about Zynga ready to break ground with its biggest social game yet: Cityville.  Well, today TechCrunch is reporting that Cityville, Zynga's newest game is already at 6,000,000 daily users in just 8 days. In early November when I wrote about … [Read more...]