Zynga possibly planning a Sims-esque Facebook title called FamilyVille

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Zynga possibly planning a Sims-esque Facebook title called FamilyVille
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According to the domain-watching site Fusible, the URL has changed hands in a similar nature to that of Zynga's CityVille.

In March, the domain was owned by IPCybercrime – a broker for high profile acquisitions - which had previously acquired on behalf of the social giant back in June 2010.

Near the end of April, however, the domain switched hands again, this time going to GoDaddy's Domains by Proxy, a privacy service used by Zynga for

Finally, if that wasn't proof enough, another change this week saw the domain switch from its previous name server to COTDNS.NET - the home to many of Zynga's established titles.

EA has already announced plans to bring The Sims Social to Zuckerberg's Facebook, so if Zynga really is planning a life-simulator of its own, it might have some competition.

Anthony Usher
Anthony Usher
Having flirted with a career in Forensic Science, Anthony left university to pursue other interests. These mostly consisted of video games which he has been fond of ever since popping Super Mario World into his SNES. Numerous gaming platforms and endless hours of button bashing have passed following that moment, with iOS taking the crown as his current favourite.