By Matt Hawkins


Don Mattrick's abrupt departure from MS to Zynga last week was a shocker to many. As well as a bit of a relief to those who place the blame for the Xbox One's recent missteps squarely on the now former of President of the Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment Business’ shoulders.

More than anything else, the move from overseeing one the most popular gaming platforms of today, one that he helped to define, and which still has plenty of potential, to taking over the reigns of a company that helped to popularize social gaming, but whose stock is plummeting by the day, didn't make a bit of sense.

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Rolling out today is the next installment of Zynga's super addicitive suite of Facebook games, "CoasterVille". Created by the talented team at their LA studios, the developers behind "Empires & Allies"; they now want to tackle the thrilling themepark simulation market. As if it was hard to guess based on other titles like "FarmVille" and "CityVille", "CoasterVille" will have you building, customizing, and expanding your very own themepark and sharing them with your friends.

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