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22 Don Mattrick leaves Zynga, stock tanking

17 days ago Update: Head of Zynga Studios also left in March

Twitter tweaks harassment reporting

A month ago Victims of abuse can now be sent email summaries to aid law enforcement efforts

RockYou raises $23 million in funding

A month ago Columbia Capital invests in social firm

4 Analyst calls for Zynga to fire Mattrick

2 months ago Industry-watcher criticizes exec for unfocused strategy, attempt to branch out into new genres

Second funding round for PlaySpace brings total to $3m

3 months ago José Manuel Entrecanales Foundation backs social developer

YouTube's fastest growing gaming audience: Women over 25

3 months ago Google shares insights on video service's audience, says Minecraft was second most-searched topic of 2014

2 Chinese game industry sales reach $18.5 billion

4 months ago Total user base reaches 517 million as mobile gaming revenues more than double to $4.4 billion

6 Custom games being used to treat psychopaths

4 months ago Activities designed to help patients multi-task can assuage symptoms

GungHo leads $15m funding round for Kamcord

4 months ago Tencent, Wargaming also contribute to funding for social network for mobile gamers

22 Peter Moore calls out Twitter for permitting harassment

4 months ago EA exec calls bans "nonsense" after receiving repeated abuse from same user

Hibernum Créations takes $5m in funding

5 months ago Investissement Québec becomes new shareholder in social developer

1 Don't design games for YouTube - Bossa

5 months ago Co-founder of Surgeon Simulator studio says virality is a side effect of novel design, not a goal in itself

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4 Community management isn't just a complaints department

6 months ago Ludia's Philippe Ha talks about the passion of casual players and the need to bring player liaisons into the development process sooner

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64 Dirty Videos

6 months ago The appalling Shadow of Mordor contract signed by YouTubers is a real sign of games media corruption; will it be treated as such?

1 Humble Bundle names Yogscast as first curation partner

6 months ago Yogscast Game Store will benefit War Child, give devs better cut than Steam

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15 To Tweet or not to Tweet: Social media and the indie

7 months ago Can you afford to turn down the opportunity to connect with consumers for free?

2 King growth slows in second quarter

8 months ago Candy Crush maker stock sinks as after it lowers full-year forecast, acquires Singapore-based Nonstop Games to expand beyond casual titles

Mattrick confident of long-term Zynga success

8 months ago CEO believes that transition to mobile is working, despite poor quarterlies

9 Zynga quarterly sales slide 34%

8 months ago Social publisher posts $62.5 million loss, lowers outlook; Mattrick says "we aspire to do better"

DeNA sales, profits take double-digit dips

11 months ago Japanese social and mobile game maker hurt by declining market for browser-based titles

2 King's profit jumps 142% in first quarter

11 months ago Income was down, however, compared to the previous quarter thanks partly to marketing for the launch of Farm Heroes Saga

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Zynga upgrades exec team as Pincus steps down from operational role

A year ago Zynga lost $61 million in the first quarter but the company did exceed Wall Street's expectations

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2 Zynga appoints Best Buy exec to CFO

A year ago David Lee will be replacing Mark Vranesh as chief financial officer and chief accounting officer

6 King IPO stumbles out of the gate

A year ago Candy Crush Saga maker's stock down 15.6% after first day of trading

94 Facebook acquiring Oculus for $2 billion

A year ago Social network reach agreement with VR headset maker for $400 million in cash, 23.1 million shares of stock [UPDATE: comment from Palmer Luckey]

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