Zynga Dallas

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Zynga Dallas
Subsidiary of Zynga
Industry Video game industry
Fate Closed
Successor Boss Fight Entertainment
Founded February 2009
Defunct June, 2013
Headquarters Dallas, Texas, United States
Key people
David Rippy, Bill Jackson, Scott Winsett, Stephen Rippy
Products Video games
Number of employees
Parent Zynga
Website www.bonfire-studios.com

Zynga Dallas (formerly Bonfire Studios) was a video game development company based in Dallas, Texas. After Ensemble Studios was shut down by Microsoft in 2009, Bonfire Studios was one of four companies founded by former Ensemble employees. Bonfire's co-founders were Bill Jackson, David Rippy, Scott Winsett, and Stephen Rippy.

In late July 2010, the team released We Farm for iOS.[1] On October 5, 2010, Bonfire Studios was acquired by Zynga[2] and renamed Zynga Dallas. Their first project was CastleVille, released in 2011.[3]

The studio was shuttered as part of mass worldwide layoffs by their parent company in 2013.[3]

Immediately following the closure of Zynga Dallas, Boss Fight Entertainment[4] was founded by former employees of it in June 2013.