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Incline Massive Incline: "The News Isn’t Good for Zynga, Maker of FarmVille"

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Infinitron, Jul 26, 2012.

  1. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    Decline of MMORPGs, decline of social games, decline of EA. Truly this is a glorious year. :martini:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/26/technology/for-zynga-a-reversal-of-fortune.html

     
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  2. WhiskeyWolf RPG Codex Polish Car Thief Patron

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    The lamentation of investors is music to my ears.
     
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  3. Morgoth Arcane Patron

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    Like any trend, it is inherently very shortlived.

    Looking forward to when EA and Crytek fall on their snouts with their big Free 2 Play plans.
     
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  4. Awor Szurkrarz Arcane In My Safe Space

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    Wonderful.
     
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  5. Whisky The Solution

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    EA and Zynga in financial trouble? This generation might not be so bad after all.
     
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  6. Commissar Draco Codexia Comrade Colonel Commissar Patron

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    Glorious failing of western decadency. :declining:
     
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  7. raw Arcane Patron

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    so, this whole "mobile entertainment" jumped straight from "it's going to be massive in a few years" right to "dirty shit noone wants to touch"? EXCELLENT

    :eek:
     
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  8. Azalin Arcane Patron

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    Real goods?By the God-Gaben,what kind of abomination is that?
     
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    Hallelujah!
     
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  10. Sul Savant

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    Good news indeed. I still hope for a new video-game industry crash, only this way the suits will go to greener pastures and game development will be focused on niches again.
     
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    I knew this day would come but I never imagined that it would come so soon. :mca:
     
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  12. sea inXile Entertainment Developer

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    I think it was kind of inevitable. Zynga got huge because investors swarmed to the company like sharks. It could have been any company making any crappy repackaged gambling sim on Facebook, it just happened to be Zynga that got the attention.
     
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    "sent Zynga’s already faltering stock down in late trading Wednesday by more than a third, to $3.18 a share."
    " Facebook shares fell 8 percent in late trading."

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  17. Luzur Prestigious Gentleman Good Sir

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    thank you.
     
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    Nothing brings codex together like schadenfreude :love:
     
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  19. Menckenstein Lunacy of Caen: Todd Reaver

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    Only Richard "Lord Yardsale" Garriott's partnership can save them now!
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  20. taxalot Gone forever. Patron

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    One editor down, all the rest of them to go.
     
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  21. Angthoron Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    ULTIMAVILLE?

    "In this exciting roleplaying strategy game you play the role of supreme strategist and overall swell guy, Lord British, who must build homes for his harem of trans- homo- and even heterosexual concubines, thus unlocking further emotional engagements."
     
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  22. Menckenstein Lunacy of Caen: Todd Reaver

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    THE ULTIMATE COLLECTOR - http://www.portalarium.com/index.php/ultimate-collector
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  23. Awor Szurkrarz Arcane In My Safe Space

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    Why does stuff like this even exist?
     
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  24. evdk comrade troglodyte :M Patron

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    When in space, Garriot has been possessed by Lord Blackthorn. His soul is now trapped in a mirror at the bottom of Covetous in the EA HQ cellars.
     
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  25. Angthoron Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Disappointed that Lord British didn't use the Next-Gen title of ULTIM8.

    Also, GARBAGE DAY?
     
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