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The County Fair Heads to the Farm! New Weekly Challenge Now Available in FarmVille 2: Country Escape

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Calling all Farmers – the County Fair has arrived! Beginning today in FarmVille 2: Country Escape, we are introducing a new weekly County Fair challenge, bringing fun and friendly competition to the mobile farm.

Inspired by the beloved County Fair feature in FarmVille 2 on the Web, this continuous leaderboard challenge will give players the opportunity to craft their way to medals, fun prizes and advantages in the game every week. Players who place in the top 3 of their group will receive brand-new prizes, including Power Pins to speed up exploration and limited-edition Farm Hands. Craft the most valuable recipes to earn the best rewards!

With County Fair, players have more opportunities than ever to connect with others and progress through the dynamic and charming world of FarmVille 2: Country Escape. Prepare your crafting skills and join us at the County Fair on FarmVille 2: Country Escape today!

Zynga Partners with Oxfam for 4th Annual Oh, What Fun! Holiday Campaign

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Today we’re proud to kick off a very special campaign just in time for the holiday giving season. Oh, What Fun!, an in-game charitable campaign in select Zynga games, will give our players an easy and fun way to support Oxfam and their mission of providing lasting solutions to poverty, hunger and social injustice throughout the month of December.

Now in its fourth year, the annual Oh, What Fun! campaign makes it easy for players to contribute to causes they care about by playing our games. Since 2012, Zynga players have raised millions of dollars for nonprofits during the holiday season. This year’s Oh, What Fun! campaign features festive in-game events and limited-edition items in the following games benefiting Oxfam.

Empires & Allies – Commanders, it’s time to stock up with surplus cache! From December 15 to January 2, purchased gold spent on surplus cache will benefit Oxfam.

FarmVille – Farmers can help Sasha throw a festive holiday party for a good cause. 100% of Zynga’s share of the proceeds from purchased Farm Cash spent preparing for the party from December 21 to January 10 will benefit Oxfam.

FarmVille 2 – A special holiday event will allow players to collect limited-edition in-game items during the month of December.

Hit It Rich! Slots and Wizard of Oz Slots – Make your wagers count! 100% of Zynga’s share of the value of premium coins wagered in Hit It Rich! Slots on December 12 and in Wizard of Oz Slots on December 20 will benefit Oxfam.

Looney Tunes Dash! – Runners, it’s time to make your best runs. During the Oxfam Crazy Corn event, players can collect corn to earn prizes and unlock donations. Every mother lode chest winner will unlock a $3 contribution to Oxfam, up to $25,000. The Crazy Corn event will take place December 11 – 20.

Mafia Wars – A special in-game item benefiting Oxfam will be available December 16 – 22. 100% of Zynga’s share of the proceeds will benefit Oxfam.

Word Streak With Friends – For every player who scores 1,000 points against friends to complete the Oxfam Challenge December 6 – 12, Zynga will donate $1, up to $25,000.

Words With Friends – Wordies, make your moves matter! From December 7 – 12, complete the Weekly Challenge and Zynga will contribute $1 for every 20 completed challenges, up to $100,000.

Zynga Poker – Helping Hands are back! Turn on your rake to contribute 15% of your winnings to the community goal. If players rake a combined 300 billion chips from December 16 – 22, a $50,000 contribution to Oxfam will be unlocked.

To the over 12 million players who have contributed to an important cause through our games over the years, thank you for playing. Let’s all play together this holiday season to support the fight against poverty and hunger around the world!

*For more information on Oh, What Fun!, visit: http://zynga.org/campaigns/oh-what-fun-2015/

 

 

As You Wish! Zynga Launches Princess Bride Slots Worldwide

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Calling all Princess Bride fans – Princess Bride Slots has now arrived on the free-to-play casino floor! The free-to-play game is available today on the App Store for iPhone and iPad, Google Playthe Amazon App Store for Kindle devices and Facebook.

Developed by the talented team behind Zynga’s Wizard of Oz Slots, Princess Bride Slots marries elements of the iconic film with cutting-edge mobile gameplay, stunning graphics and unique reel arrays for an engaging and immersive experience.

In Princess Bride Slots, players join Buttercup, Westley, Miracle Max and Fezzik as they journey through the storybook tale of true love and adventure. Each level of the progression-based game is based on a chapter from the original fantasy novel and includes the real sounds, character voices and footage from the film. Players can travel alongside friends to the Fire Swamp and Prince Humperdinck’s Castle by connecting on Facebook to play seamlessly between their phone and tablet. In addition, Princess Bride Slots features Progressive Jackpots, mini-games and dozens of bonuses, allowing players to bet big and win even bigger.

Join Westley, Princess Buttercup and the Brute Squad and spin your way to ‘tweasure’ in Princess Bride Slots today!