Pioneer Trail is the brand-new, massive sequel to FrontierVille, one of the most popular games on Facebook. It's got a few twists that are going to throw any FrontierVille fan for a loop.
The May 30 launch of an "Oregon Trail" expansion pack in the popular Facebook game Frontierville has caught notice of the company holding the copyright to the edutainment classic, and it has sued to put a stop to the plans of Frontierville maker Zynga.
The day time soap opera is dying. Perhaps the most clear and recent evidence of its demise is the impending cancellation of long-running soaps All My Children and One Life To Live, shows that have been on the air for more than 40 years. Who's responsible? Is it Farmville?
Social games maker Zynga moves one step closer to world domination, minting its own currency, the zCoin. In short, play games like FarmVille, FrontierVille, Mafia Wars, Zynga Poker and more, earn zPoints, cash those in for zCoins and grab exclusive items from RewardVille. The move comes months ahead of Facebook's…
There was a time when Brian Reynolds was best known for his work on epic computer strategy games like Civilization II, Rise of Nations and Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri. But nowadays he's the poster child for the casualfication of gaming.
The people who make the games you either love or love to hate on Facebook have a new one coming out in a few weeks. It's called CityVille, which looks like Sim City without the tornadoes or FarmVille with skyscrapers.
While the majority of U.S. states don't legally recognize same-sex marriage, the wilds of of Zynga's Frontierville have no need for laws, spawning 650,000 boy-boy, girl-girl unions.
Maybe you detest Facebook games because you think they stink? But are you sure it's not something else? (Via Twitter)
Casual game players still have hardcore priorities, as social game behemoth Zynga is discovering after its plans to drop Street Racer on Monday without refunding players' balances incited a user riot.
An hour after hosing blood off the street and ordering a bystander away from the guy her twins had beaten into a seizure, according to cops, a Staten Island mom was back in Frontierville in search of tools and hardware.
Zynga's newest social game FrontierVille, cousin of FarmVille, reaches 5,000,000 player mark. Facebook users show they never tire of new ways to wall spam.
Is FarmVille fun? Depends on your definition of fun, probably. But the veteran creator of some big-name games is the man behind FrontierVille — the next game from FarmVille studio Zynga. And he's done stuff Farmville skeptics might like.
Masters of the Ville Zynga are making a move into Oregon Trail territory with FrontierVille, the latest social game to devour the time and productivity of people the world over.