SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq:ZNGA), the world's leading provider of social games services, today announced the launch of four partner games on Zynga.com and welcomes nine new partners on the Zynga Platform. For the first time ever, games from third party developers will be available on Zynga's own destination for play, including: Sava Transmedia's Rubber Tacos, RocketPlay's Sports Casino, Majesco Entertainment Company's (Nasdaq:COOL) Mini Putt Park and 50 Cubes' Fashion Designer. Zynga now has 24 partners across web and mobile that will bring games to the 306 million monthly active users on the Zynga network. New Zynga partners announced today include: Antic Entertainment, Big Bite Games, CrayonPixel, Eruptive Games, JamRT, The Method, Playnery, RocketPlay and TikGames. "Zynga.com brings people a new way to connect with friends and meet new people who love to play, and it gives our players an easy way to discover new games they might enjoy," said Rob Dyer, VP of partner publishing, Zynga. "We're thrilled to be working with our partners to bring the first set of third-party games to our network of players on Zynga.com and Facebook, and are excited to help our players discover new games by shining a light on some of the most talented game developers in the industry." First announced in March 2012, Zynga Platform is a social gaming platform and network designed to give players the most social and fun gaming experience wherever they play – by offering new ways to connect with other people who love games – while helping third-party developers of all sizes launch, promote, scale and grow their games and business. Zynga also enables partners to tap into channels and features that increase social engagement, as well as leverage analytics that measure and drive social experiences. In June 2012, Zynga also announced Zynga Partners for Mobile, opening its doors to mobile game developers to help distribute and promote their games to Zynga's global network of players. Zynga recently launched its first third party game with Horn for iOS and Android, developed by one of its first partners, Phosphor Games. New Zynga Partner Games:
- Sava Transmedia's Rubber Tacos is a bouncing puzzle game where players explore, flip and jump through more than 120 levels in an effort to help the Taco Family recover all of their peppers stolen by a crazy piñata. Players can also challenge their friends, as well as create and share their own levels. Rubber Tacos is now available on http://zynga.com/play/rubbertacos and Facebook: http://apps.facebook.com/rubbertacos .
- RocketPlay's Sports Casino is a social sports-betting game in which players can enjoy authentic Las Vegas-style sportsbook experiences through in-game, real-time betting, while also competing with friends. Sports Casino is now available on http://zynga.com/play/sportscasino and Facebook: http://apps.facebook.com/sportscasino/ .
- Majesco's Mini Putt Park gives players complete control over their very own mini-golf park, letting them build the course of their dreams and play against friends from around the world. Mini Putt Park is now available on http://zynga.com/play/miniputtpark and Facebook: www.facebook.com/MiniPuttPark .
- 50 Cubes' Fashion Designer is a highly original fashion game where players can express their personal style, share original creations with friends and comb through a plethora of user generated designs. Fashion Designer is now available on http://zynga.com/play/fashiondesignergame and Facebook: www.facebook.com/fashiondesignergame .