Zynga uncovered: May edition of Develop out now

Zynga uncovered: May edition of Develop out now

By Rob Crossley

May 3rd 2012 at 2:30PM

We go inside the world's most talked-about studio; Early access for digital edition readers

A rare and insightful visit to Zynga's San Francisco office is the cover feature of the May edition of Develop, which is being sent to subscribers today.

Digital edition readers get early access to the special video-embedded version of the magazine. Read the issue on your iPad or through your browser.

Zynga’s reputation for its uncompromising pursuit for profit, along with the legal and quality-of-life issues that come with it, is challenged by executives across the company in the latest issue.



Former Xbox Live and EA boss John Schappert, now Zynga’s second-in-command, offers his view on the social revolution in a world exclusive interview.



Also featured is a seven-page audio special, providing sound advice from some of the game audio sector’s sharpest minds.

RedLynx CEO Tero Virtala discusses the development of Trials Evolution, the “illusion of independence”, and providing game tools to customers.

Elsewhere, experts Nick Gibson, Will Luton, David Braben and Tim Heaton provide analysis and insight in their monthly Develop columns – plus we include all the latest updates on games development tools.