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“Social Networking Game of the Year” Goes To Zynga’s FarmVille

Do you play FarmVille? I know, it’s a weird question though. Most of the Facebook users play this game and those who play it, their eyes are always stuck like glue to the monitor. Your farming game has just won the “Social Networking Game of the Year” on Thursday. It wins “The 13th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards” in social gaming category. The event was held on Thursday, February 18, 2010 at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas.

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Zynga’s massively popular Facebook game FarmVille have nearly 80 million monthly players and it’s attracting more players every day. FarmVilla’s user-base is already bigger that Twitter’s user-base. Twitter has more that 18 million users.

Its fan group was further punctuated when the game won ‘Social Networking Game of the Year” at the 13th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards in Vegas. Other nominees for this category included Bejeweled Blitz from PopCap, Farm Town from Codebell and Playfish’s Restaurant City.

According to Mashable:

Still, it’s yet another feather in the cap for Zynga, who recently raised $180 million in a funding round from Digital Sky Technologies, the Russian venture capital firm that also invested $200 million in Facebook.

Those who didn’t even bother to play farmVille, you can try once. Who knows, after that you will be a die hard crazy farmer.

Source: Mashable, Games.com

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