MOB SCIENCE NEWS
November 12, 2012
Mid-core Role Playing Game takes Zynga players on a medieval adventure. >> Read more..
May 9, 2012
David Callahan of Zynga and Chad Wilson of Crowdstar join Mob Science as VP of Product & Operations and Senior Game Designer, Respectively >> Read more..
March 27, 2012
Financing led by Joyent executives David Young, Brian Brown and Jason Hoffman, GameSpy/IGN founder Mark Surfas, and other angel investors >> Read more..
IN THE NEWS
Inside Social Games | March 1, 2012
Why Zynga? How developers are overcoming their fear of being cloned through Zynga's partner publishing
"To make a sustainable business out of a game, you need to have a very large marketing budget and become really good at traffic arbitrage" MobScience CEO Michael Witz tells us. "That's not an easy skill and contrary to marketing claims by ad companies, is not something that can just be outsourced. We want to focus our energy on building great games, not on creating a marketing arbitrage company." >> Read more..
Forbes | March 1, 2012
Witz believes the Zynga platform will be a major change in the industry and he's betting on it. "We look at this as being as monumental as the original announcement opening Facebook to developers in 2007," Witz says. "If you think back to 2007 when Zynga launched on Facebook they had 10 million users. Today Zynga has 250 million users. We're realigning our company to focus on the Zynga platform. We want to be the Zynga of Zynga." >> Read more..