Zynga is being sued over Their New Oregon Trail Game

Remember that game that you used to be able to play on the classroom computer during recess; the one that let you take your band of travelers west across land and stream and against all odds? That’s right, Oregon Trail. Well, the creators of Oregon Trail, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, are now suing Zynga, a company famous for its many social games, for using the name Oregon Trail.

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illidari3173d ago

When has zynga made an original game not based off another game. Their entire success is based on improving (I laugh as well at this word) another person's game.

xAlmostPro3173d ago

They are like the gameloft of facebook.

negroguy3173d ago

Man that name brought back some memories. Think ill go on youtube and go down memory lane now.

Fragger2k83173d ago (Edited 3173d ago )

Better yet, why not download it and have a bit of fun, instead of watching a crappy video? =P

You'll most likely need DosBox to run it.

There's tons of abandonware games out there, and this site has a really nice collection of them.

Check it out. =) If you do, and need help with using DosBox, just send me a message.

Tony P3173d ago

Why do I feel this constant hatred towards Zynga?

radphil3173d ago (Edited 3173d ago )

Maybe because they're mooching off obvious ideas and passing it off as their own? :p

That and the main guy of the company basically said "**** creativity. I'm just in it for the money"

Fragger2k83173d ago (Edited 3173d ago )

Please, drain these leaches of all their money. What they "create" can't even be described as games, if you ask me, and they care nothing about them, nor the people playing.