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Zynga and EA set to kill popular Facebook games

Continuing its death spiral, Zynga is shutting down some of its most popular Facebook games. EA to f

Charles Gantt | Jan 2, 2013 at 01:19 pm CST (0 mins, 36 secs reading time)

Both Zynga and EA are in the midst of cost cutting efforts and Facebook games are the first to take the hit. Zynga has either marked or already shut down 24 games with more cuts coming.

Zynga and EA set to kill popular Facebook games | TweakTown.com

EA has reportedly marked several of its popular app style games for end of life as well. The hard truth is that people are just not playing them anymore. Everyone is gaming on their mobile devices and not using facebook as their gaming console anymore.

Zynga is even planning on shutting down its most popular game, PetVille, which still attracts over a million users each month. That is about 60,000 users daily. This leaves us wondering where the next big gaming boom will take place.

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