Facebook Gainers: How the Heck Does Bubble Safari Ocean Score 23…

I often pick on Zynga's social games; that's what comes of being the biggest fish clumsily flopping through the pond. I poke at the company's financial troubles, bemoaning game closings. I've been known to revel mildly when their more popular games lose players to the underdogs (every other Facebook game developer).… » 1/08/13 9:55am 1/08/13 9:55am

What Facebook is Playing This Week: Farm for the Holidays

Twas the day before Christmas and all through the house, these are the games that are keeping parents from cooking and wrapping presents and the children from stumbling over internet porn. » 12/24/12 8:55am 12/24/12 8:55am

Bubble Safari Goes Mobile, Under the Sea

Suddenly hip to the fact that folks love the hell out of some colored bubble popping, Zynga launches a pair of new games in the seven-month-old Bubble Safari series. Is it still a safari if it's underwater? » 12/13/12 9:55am 12/13/12 9:55am

From the Bustling City to the Wild Frontier, Zynga Spreads Toys for…

Zynga has given millions of Facebook gamers free toys to play with. Now it's time to spread the love. Today Zynga launches "Oh, What Fun!", a digital charity drive for Toys for Tots, spread across seven popular social games. » 11/28/12 8:50am 11/28/12 8:50am

Zynga Brings Ruby Blast to iPhone Today, Bubble Safari Coming Soon

I guess today is the day for popular Facebook games to come to iOS. First King.com's Candy Crush Saga, and now Zynga's increasingly popular gem tapper Ruby Blast arrives, tied-into but lacking the more recent features of its Facebook counterpart. » 11/15/12 11:00am 11/15/12 11:00am

What Facebook is Playing This Week: No Sign of CityVille 2 Yet

While I busy myself playing games like The Grinns Tale and the newly-released CityVille 2, the rest of Facebook mills about the old familiar haunts, munching on candy and clicking up exotic cuisine. » 11/05/12 8:55am 11/05/12 8:55am

What Facebook is Playing This Week: The Same Things It Was Playing Last…

FarmVille 2's meteoric rise to fame slowly turns this week, as players realize they enjoy building restaurants, playing Scrabble and matching candy much more than they do farming. » 10/29/12 8:55am 10/29/12 8:55am

What Facebook is Playing This Week: Less Bubble Safari, That's for Sure

Last week Zynga's Bubble Safari was in fourth place in the app leaderboards with 4.9 million daily active users. This week it's in the eighth place with only 3.6 million. Has the world finally realized that monkeys are giant jerks? » 10/22/12 8:55am 10/22/12 8:55am

It Took Bubble Safari 41 Minutes, 31 Seconds Before That Facebook Game…

Most Facebook games make you pay if you're having too much fun. Or they make you wait. Or they require you to bug your friends. The question is simply: how long will the game wait before it smacks me with this roadblock? » 5/11/12 12:30pm 5/11/12 12:30pm