A year after Zynga acquired online and mobile gaming firm OMGPOP, its former CEO Dan Porter has decided to leave the company. Porter, who became Zynga's New York GM as part of Zynga's $180 million acquisition of OMGPOP, will be replaced by VP of mobile games Sean Kelly.
Zynga is readying a sequel to Draw Something , the mobile social game it acquired along with creator OMGPOP for about $180 million in March 2012.
Zynga said it will report weaker third quarter revenue and lowered its full-year guidance for 2012. In addition, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus hinted that the company will address these near-term challenges "by targeted cost reductions" and by focusing on its new game pipeline.
CBS has ordered an unscripted pilot based on Zynga's blockbuster mobile social game Draw Something .
Social gaming giant Zynga ( NASDAQ:ZNGA ) experienced sharp growth in its average mobile daily active user base after gobbling up OMGPOP last month. The company now counts 21 million mobile DAUs,
Zynga said it acquired social and mobile gaming company OMGPOP and will work to integrate the firm immediately, according to Zynga COO David Ko. Ko, during a press call to announce the news, said
Gaming giant Zynga is reportedly in talks to acquire social and mobile gaming company OMGPOP. TechCrunch spoke to a source with direct knowledge of the negotiations and reported that there are likely