IGN: Why the Game Industry Needs Farmville

Many hardcore players disparage Facebook games, slamming their frills-free graphics and simplified gameplay; some even see these titles as a threat to console and PC games. But Zynga's Mark Skaggs -- who has been making games for 17 years -- argues that Facebook games don't hurt the market. In fact, he sees titles like Farmville and Caf? World leading the charge into the next generation of gaming.

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