Social Gaming

VRcade: Be the First to Open One in Your Town

Virtual-reality arcades offer a way for entrepreneurs to become early adopters in a tech industry poised for exponential growth.

Elena Titova

Make in India : Augumented Reality Mobile Gaming

Finally, there are some Indian options in augmented reality based mobile gaming

Rustam Singh

Zynga Announces Layoffs As Part of Restructuring Effort

Shares were up about 7 percent in extended trading hours.

Reem Nasr

'Angry Birds' Founder Out as CEO Amid Profit Decline

After leading Rovio Entertainment for five years, Mikael Hed is stepping down as chief executive.

Jason Fell

As Buried Cartridges Are Unearthed, Atari Plots a Comeback

With a new CEO leading the way, Atari is focusing on the future. At the same time, a documentary in the works seeks to uncover why, years ago, Atari dumped thousands of cartridges in a landfill.

Geoff Weiss

'Angry Birds' Maker Suffers a Harsh Reality

In the mercurial world of casual gaming, once prominent players have struggled to adapt to industry trends.

Laura Entis

When Founders Leave the Companies They Started

Mark Pincus's departure from Zynga is a reminder that the skills needed to start a company are very different from those required to successfully manage its growth.

Laura Entis

Disney Interactive Lays Off 700 Employees

Disney's struggling video game and digital media subsidiary slashed its workforce by 26 percent on Thursday.

Laura Entis

Zynga Makes Its Biggest Buy Yet, Announces Fresh Round of Layoffs

The struggling gaming company is letting 15 percent of its employees go while making way for a new addition in the acquisition of U.K. competitor NaturalMotion.

Nina Zipkin

No Games: Zynga's New CEO Shakes Up Management

Social gaming company Zynga announced the departure of three senior executives late Tuesday as the company undergoes a broader restructuring.

Ameen Khwaja

Zynga Layoffs: What Happens When Startups Grow Too Fast

Here's a look at several businesses forced to cut back after a period of hyper-growth.